Cherokee Red Ale | Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant
Tennessee, United States
coppercellar.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 02-04-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,223
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
101
pDev:
15.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 101 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of chitoryu12
3.71/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look: Amber-brown with a decent off-white head.

Smell: Floral hops, citrus, and malt.

Taste: Bready malt with a backbone of hops. Quite sweet. A little thin.

Mouthfeel: Thick and mildly carbonated.

Overall: A decent sipping beer, but a little too flat and thinly flavored.

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Photo of robebo44
3.37/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WoodBrew
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

My parents brought a mixed 6pck home from their trip down south. The beer poured a clear amber with thin white head that did not leave any lace. The scent had hints of bitter hop. The taste is a little sharp but decent to drink. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with subtle carbonation. Overall it's ok.

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Photo of LJWalker
2.82/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of firkingroovin
2.86/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tigg924
3.41/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours clear, amber in color with no head. Taste is toffee, toasted malt, and light earthy hops. Medium bodied and sweet. Makes for an above average tasting true to style malty beverage. Nothing to rush out for but easy to drink.

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Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Squire
3.26/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RochefortChris
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnBender
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewfocker80
3.36/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: This was more of a brown than a red with a small head
S: Malty smell
T: This was a clean tasting beer with a bit too much bitterness for a red ale, It was not very complex and lacked a lot of body
M: Smooth with a bit of bite at the end
O: At first the taste was clean and resembled an IPA, but the more I drank the more I wished I hadn't bought an entire growler full. It was good but should have stopped at one at the restaurant instead of buying an entire growler. If I'm at the restaurant again I will probably buy it again but certainly won't take it home with me.

On tap poured into a pint glass

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.02/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, no date. but bought at the brewpub

pours a clear medium amber color, the head fades. malty aroma, no hop flavor. fairly sweet taste. thin body. overall just pretty boring.

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Photo of Jason_cs
3.17/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of freewill35
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of YalovaIA
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jimmyd8386
2.92/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of atrocity
2.24/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Wasn't a fan of this.

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Photo of BadaBeer
3.31/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a huge red fan but this one was pretty tasty

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Photo of chrismattlin
3.78/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of rangerred
2.84/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of d4vr0s
4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of Jenebauer
3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of nrbw23
2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

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Cherokee Red Ale from Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.24 out of 5 with 101 ratings