Big Red | Brown Paper Bag Project

BA SCORE
3.36/5
3 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brown Paper Bag Project
Ireland

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BogBoyJD on 02-21-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
pDev:
28.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by StJamesGate:
Photo of StJamesGate
4.04/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber with French vanilla-colored rimming cap of foam.
Strawberry, caramel, honeysuckle, bit of toast - more malt forward that I expected.
Brown bread and red berry jam, then blood orange juice, pomegranate, resin and cedar hops.
More strawberry, toffee, and pine needle in the finish and a piney dry linger.
Medium, well-chewy, no burn.

Big juicy red flavors. Surprised there's no crystal - roast + Munich get it done. Not as sticky or harsh as I'd expect of Simcoe + Nugget.

Too fruity and sweet (IBUs are buried) to be a true American Amber, but a lovely creature all its own.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BogBoyJD
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of Richie71
4.04/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Red from Brown Paper Bag Project
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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