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Tommy's Red | Trinity Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Trinity Brewhouse
Rhode Island, United States

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by waughbrew on 07-07-2004

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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of CaptYellow
2.94/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Orange color. No lasting head. Hoppy aftertaste.

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Photo of vdub191
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djbrown13
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of muchos
4.18/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mynie
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was billed as a straight-up red ale, but seeing it classified as a Vienna makes more sense. Caramel and biscuit start, medium hop finish. The balance was fine but it tasted very much like a very old school brewpub beer--which is to say, kind of like good home brew. I don't know what they were going for, so I really can't claim to be disappointed, but this is just decent.

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Photo of Roguer
3.12/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Dry and grainy aroma; flavor mostly follows. Fairly drinkable and lively.

This brew doesn't have many redeeming factors. It's drinkable, and I wouldn't return one, but I wouldn't knowingly order it again, either.

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Photo of sgregory
3.2/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
4.06/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jophish17
2.64/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of LoudRed
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of n00blar
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Nichols33
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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2/5  rDev -41.5%

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4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of mostpoetsdo
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Bright copper-red, off-white/rusty head, little lacing. The color is pretty vibrant.

S: A dance between sweet malt, grassy hops, and grain.

T: Surprisingly hop forward. Has a nice herbal quality to it, earthy hops, but not that sweet. There are too many malty Ambers out there, glad to see someone hit it with a nice dose of bitter hops.

M: Light to medium body, carbonation is more bubbly than I prefer, but brings attention to the hops.

O/D: It's a good lighter beer, but still packs a decent punch of flavor. I can imagine it going well with a meal.

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Photo of ShogoKawada
4.02/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

64oz growler into newport storm pint glass.

A- Red orange and mostly brown. Not a significant head, although the lacing is heavy.

S- Floral, citrus, and malty caramel notes.

T- Sweet malt and a bit of citrus. Some bready notes, then some orange peel. Mild bitterness.

M- Great body, lower than average cabonation- but that's prob. due to the growler fill.

O- Overall, this beer is very drinkable. Too easy going down, went great with some tacos. A great beer to drink a growler of. High score for sessionability.

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Photo of smcolw
3.97/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Here is another highly hopped beer which pushes the style.

No head when brought to the table. This leaves no head on the glass. Light brown color and very cloudy.

The smell belies the taste; it comes across as malty.

There's nearly no malt to the tongue. The story is of nondescript bittering hop. Strong bitter aftertaste. Good body and carbonation.

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Photo of thekevlarkid
3.94/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of a pint glass at the brewery this beer was a hazy amber color. The head was one finger of off-white bubbles that retained as a thin collar and left mediocre lacing. The aroma was of toasted malt, caramel malt and another malty sweetness just like toasted marshmallows! The flavors were quite enjoyable and well balanced. Again I tasted toasted and caramel malt this time with the addition of citrus rind bitterness and notes of wood. Though more hoppy in execution than many Red Ales I enjoyed the addition. The mouthfeel was smooth and creamy, the body medium and the carbonation the same.

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Photo of dsa7783
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewhouse in downtown Providence...
Pours an amber, light-red hue with slight carbonation and a minimal head that quickly receded...
Amber and grains aroma with slight caramel and a hint of vanilla...
Taste strongly complemented the smell... Essences of caramel, bread and butter, and slight biscuits are certainly detectable...
Mouthfeel seemed a bit too watered down, although the overall level of drinkability was quite good...
Not bad...

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.95/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Trinity Brewhouse in Providence, RI, poured into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a reddish copper (just like the sign above the bar says), with a thin off-white head that fades fast and doesn’t leave much lace on the glass.

S: The smell is weak but contains tea, spice, caramelized malt and a little bit of hops.

T: The taste is exactly what you smell, tea, spice, caramelized malt and a little bit of hops, but with some breadiness to it.

M: Crisp & smooth, medium body, medium carbonation and a clean finish.

D: This one is tasty and easy to drink, well worth sticking with for the duration of the evening. Given the choice I’ll take the RI IPA every time, but this would usually be my second choice.

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Tommy's Red from Trinity Brewhouse
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 31 ratings
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