Michelob Irish Red

12 oz single from somewhere in Atlanta, GA, USA. 08209 VA 94 (or maybe UA 94) on the neck label. Pour is a very red color and produces a pleasing, caramel colored head. However, you just KNOW that the retention is going to be poor and that the lace will be lacking...

Brian Boru Old Irish Red

A little concerned about FFF brewing a subtle Irish Red, but I was ultimately happier than I thought I might be. Nice red color that produces a decent head but the lacing and retention are a little weaker than one would expect from the style and the initial pour....

Irish Red Ale

On tap, Tyler’s Taproom, Durham, NC, USA. $4.25 for the 16oz “pint”. Classic look, with a deep garnet hue and a good half-inch of solid, foamy head. Head disappeared quite quickly, some lace. Very solid offering from a reliable brewer that...

Samuel Adams Irish Red

Six-pack, Arbor Place Beverage, Douglasville, GA, USA. 12oz bottle. Attractive bottle and label. Classy. Well carbonated pour with a big, creamy attractive head. Leaves some pretty good lace. Nice clarity on the brown/red body. Some organic, grassy notes of hops in...

Murphy’s Irish Red Beer

Single 12oz from Total Wine in Greensboro, NC, USA. WTF is this?? Has the color of a macro lager, tastes like a sweet version of the same thing, and in addition it lacks any appearance or characteristic of an Irish Red. Most importantly no dry finish. Soap like aroma...