Station 33 Firehouse Red | North Country Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Country Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
northcountrybrewing.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BuckSpin on 04-09-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
14.5%
 
 
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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of genomalloy
5/5  rDev +47.9%

Photo of fishguyac
4.62/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best reds I have ever had anywhere.

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Photo of JamesS
4.53/5  rDev +34%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had on cask at Piper's Pub, Pittsburgh, PA.

Came to the table a wonderful deep, blood-ruby red with a nice bit of thick foam and had very nice lacing throughout. Very nice thick malty scent, deep and slightly woodsy. Excellent taste, a very nice maltiness, just south of a brown ale, with a touch of tartness to it and a nice light hoppy finish; unlike a lot of red ales, they did not overhop this one, it was just about perfect. Went down wonderfully smooth, although I know part of that is because it was through a cask ale system. I'd like to compare to a non-cask version, but definitely recommend it on cask.

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Photo of sunavamitch
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of aae667
4.28/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very solid red ale. One of my favorite beers.

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Photo of scm2787
4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.11/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A- It was a beautiful clear red color. Thin white head that disappeared quickly.

S-hard to detect with everything going on around but a hint of hops and malt.

T- The tase was rich, bready and smooth with a subtle hint of hop bitterness and a dry finish.

M-medium weight body and very little carbonation. One of the smoothest beers I have ever had.

D-This was delicious and I could have drank it all night.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.1/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Station 33 Firehouse Red Ale had a medium, ivory-colored head, a hazy, rust-red appearance, bubble streams, and a bit of lacing left behind, on the glass. The aroma is of rich, bready, syrupy, brown bread crust, with caramel and sweet, nutty notes. Taste is of all those elements, with just a touch of balancing bitterness and nut shell. Mouthfeel is medium, and Station 33 Fireshouse Red Ale finishes medium dry.

RJT

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Photo of nstygles
4.1/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JDW4195
4.02/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kcc
4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryften
3.96/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LogicalDave
3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Look: Dark amber in color, very hazy, good head retention.
Smell: Slightly malty smell, with some sweetness.
Taste: Slightly sweet, but overall a very toasty malt taste. A bit bitter at the end, but not overpowering.
Feel: Very lightly carbonated, but still tingly on the tongue.
Overall: A delicious beer that is easy on the palate. I would definitely have this again.

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Photo of Sethman84
3.88/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of drwatson32
3.81/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BuckSpin
3.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Part of a 5oz sampler.

One of my favorite macros is Killian's, so I was looking forward to trying a craft version. Of course it has a warm reddish hue with a nice head of white lace that clung nicely. Nose was light, spicy, fragrant without revealing anything. Nice very mild pepper & hops on the tongue that balanced well with the malts, then gives way to a smooth finishing. Very drinkable, but yet a safe & for the most part predictable brew.

Item of note - NCB donates a small percentage of all sales of this item to the aforementioned Station 33 Firehouse in Slippery Rock, so try a glass, enjoy a good Irish Ale and help out our heroes all at the same time.

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Photo of wac9
3.76/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a great looking beer in a glass the more i drink the more i like a dark red beer drink it enjoy it

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Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of bret717
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Griggsy
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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Station 33 Firehouse Red from North Country Brewing
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