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Clocktower Fenian Red

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Brewed by Clocktower Brewpub
Style: Irish Ale
Ottawa, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   ABV: -
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A Ruby-hued Irish red ale with a blend of 5 different imported malts. Toasted flavors with hints of toffee and chocolate are balanced by a strong hop presence from American and British specialty hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1752) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Aroma: Smelling weakly of malts, coffee and soil.
Appearance: A reddish brown clear ale, a warm off-white head, some lacing and curtains.
Taste: Tasting of brown bread, caramel and grape-fruit peel.
Palate: Little carbonation, soft texture, medium body, dry finish.
Overall: More an american red to me, must be some C hops in it.
Note: On-tap in Clarence Street Reviewed 2012-03-23.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2984) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2015
Aroma:light butter, grapefruit... Appearance:dark redish, good beige head... Flavor:grapefruit, malty...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4911) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Looks good - they got the head and Lacing right, combined with ruby clear pour. Finishes on bitter side with even a little wooden astringency. Creamy texture. Evident barley crisp here as well. Soft carbonation. Tap at brewpub.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2670) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2013
[Cask] Complex nutty and sweet roasty aroma with some red fruit hops. Hazy red-dark brown under a thin film of off-white. Sweet and bitter chocolate and fruit flavour. Pleasant and unexpected roasty note. Medium body, low carbonation, lingering medium bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BreWedge (359) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
On tap @ Clocktower Ottawa. Pours a dark translucent red with a moderate off-white head. Aromas are sweet, grainy malts, some hay and barnyard but some mild hop aroma came through as the beer warmed. Taste surprisingly had considerably more hop presence than the nose would indicate but still plenty of caramel-like malts. While I normally call a bitterness as either citrus or pine-oriented, this one is different, more generic? Smooth and creamy on the palate, plenty of carbonation, and a gentle lingering bitterness. Not too shabby. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (2787) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2013
Dégustée en fût sur place (Bank St) sous le nom de "Clocktower Red". De couleur ambrée et claire. Nez de grains de malt sucrés et légèrement rôtis, léger de houblon herbeux aux notes florales avec des notes fruitées (agrumes) ainsi qu’avec quelques traces de pain grillé. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen ainsi qu’une texture légèrement huileuse. Léger goût de levures fruitées (agrumes) avec un goût de pain grillé lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût de grains de malt légèrement sucrés et rôtis puis en finale l’on retrouve une légère amertume asséchante de houblon herbeux aux notes florales. Post-goût moyen et un peu sec, légèrement amer de rôti et de houblon herbeux avec des notes de levures fruitées (zeste d’agrumes). (5 avril 2013)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1516) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Decent red overall: nice pine, burnt caramel, and biscuit balance.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sseb69 (1625) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2012
En fût au Clocktower. Couleur ambrée, claire. Arôme de malt caramel. En bouche, houblon, malt, caramel. Finale avec un peu d’amertume, florale. Très bonne.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
worldbeertaste (1720) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2011
Filtered - Fruity red plum smell with a sweet malt and rasberry element. Smells great. Redish brown with a thin lacy white head. Smooth light thin body with a soft carbonation. Ruby flowery taste. Nut, light bitter roast adn a slight sour finish. Rich Malt roast. Alright but I got board of it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnurda (1180) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
On tap at the bank street location. Very nice Irish ale. Well carbonated. Nice hop taste. Almost my favorite of their offerings


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