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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold filtered and kegged. Also available bottled.
"At last an Irish Red Ale with a traditional hop flavour to balance the fruit character of the yeast and the luscious caramel flavour notes delivered from the malts used, as opposed to artificially added."
Ingedients: Pale, Crystal, Wheat and Chocolate Malts; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Golding hops.

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3.3
Tmoney99 (15119) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear dark amber color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt and hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

2.8
phaleslu (10895) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2011
"Porterhouse Porterhouse Red", really? Maybe dropping the second Porterhouse and adding Ale to the end would make sense. 11.2 oz. bottle shared by Matt at The Royale, purchased at either TWCP or Randall’s. Pours a clear, rich golden color with a finger-thick off-white head. Aroma of grains, crackers, straw, and grass. Flavor pretty much followed suit. There isn’t much going on here. Light-bodied, with crisp carbonation and a dry, grainy mouthfeel. Sessionable and forgettable.

3
blankboy (7881) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle [330ml] shared with HogTownHarry & garthicus -- c/o garthicus. Pours a clear copper-gold with a small diminishing bubbly white head. Aroma of caramel malt, a touch of sweetness, fruit and toffee. Flavour of caramel malt, very light hops and some fruit. Average biiter finish. Average bodied. An average, simple beer, though it’s better then some Reds I’ve had.

3.3
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Pours amber; head is thick and foamy, like fluffy clouds; foamy lacing as well. Pleasant caramel notes; also hints of wheat and smoke. Balanced taste with a nod toward the bitter hops. A bit harsh going down.

3.4
Beershine (5253) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2011
Draft @ Porterhouse brewery tap, Temple Bar Dublin. Sparkler tap gives it that predictably even head. Is copper-red. Mild aroma, because served too cold! Graham cracker crumbs characterize the distinctive tasty malts. Spekulaas, and a lingering toasty finish. Hints of caramel. Quite nice.

3.2
gunnar (9922) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2011
Bottle from Beermerchants.com. Pours amber reddish with a big creamy nearly yellow head. Aroma of fruits and malts. Taste is a tad bitter floral hops in the foreground, more malts in the background, ends long medium sweet fruity, quite good. Medium bodied.

3.3
jtclockwork (17634) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2011
Bottle. Pours reddish amber. White head. Nose of grassy hops, lemongrass, spicy hops and pale malt. Taste is pale and wheat malts, hops and light pinewood.

3.4
wlajwl (7209) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 22, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2011 Subdued malts, a little bit hops peeks through, a straightforward Irish Red that is balanced and easy to drink.

3.7
johnnnniee (4457) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 18, 2011
New beers available at the local today, even at 5 bucks a bottle I still pulled the trigger. Pours a deep dark golden almost reddish in color with a good sized fuzzy white head that slowly recedes to form a cap and lots of sticky lace. Smells great! Dark crystal malt sweetness hints of dark fruits and burnt sugar. Very little to any hop present in the aroma. Taste is malty sweet with light caramel slightly bready with some dark fruit and an earthy hop bite that surfaces just long enough to keep it on the right side of cloying. Creamy smooth mouthfeel, moderate level of carbonation and a medium to light body. Very simple but quite tasty brew, very easy to drink sessionable ale. If not for the price tag I could easily see more of these in my future.

2.8
Cybercat (6336) - Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2011
It pours a handsome clear dark amber with a fairly thick, if not too persistent head. Aroma is fairly strong and malty with a fruity undertone. Flavor is fruity and malty, a bit on the thin side. Texture is somewhat fizzy and a little watery. Nevertheless, it is still palatable.


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