Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Inspired by the majestic "drive thru" Chandelier giant sequoia tree, our Drive-Thru. I don’t recommend it. I knew there was something funny about the Josephsbrau name, so … The BJCP describes an Irish Red Ale as: “An easy-drinking pint, often with subtle flavors. I get a distinct whiff of booze. Your Go-To Resource for Beer. Almost double what a normal beer is. Beer: Josephsbrau Drive Thru Red Dry Hopped Red Ale. Earned the Untappd at Home (Level 53) badge! The Pub Top Rated Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 33) badge! Details. It kind of tastes a little like a Sam Adams Boston Lager. It has a hefty palate and some nice caramel flavors come through after the hops. It's family fun combined with a business trip, so that's what we did, and one of the many sixpacks I came home with was Josephbrau Drive Thru Red, and it just so happened to be the first I dug into. Again not very authentic for a Red Ale, but what the hey, this is America we can brew whatever we want! All rights reserved. Not the most refreshing beer. Earned the Paint the Town Red (Level 2) badge! The food portion of his business model—healthful pizzas and salads—easily translates to a take-and-go operation. Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 38) badge. It has 42 IBU's and is from Josephsbrau Brewing Company, the contract brewed store brand of Trader Joe's. This is a 7.2% ABV dry-hopped red ale. Looks way better than mine lol, Dean Mahogany Pale Ale Respect Beer®. They have a very distinctive taste. But what is the best deal is the Trader Joe’s branded beers. Nonconstructive reviews may be removed without notice and action may be taken on your account. A deal you can’t beat anywhere. There are several local craft breweries stocked at my local Trader Joe’s with  prices lower than my local grocery store. Turn your rating into one with ≥ 150 characters. Drive Thru Red is a Red Ale - American Amber / Red style beer brewed by Trader Joe's Brewing Company in Monrovia, CA. Such a cool sight to see and the stories the cave has produced are straight out of a movie. That is a strong beer. Bottom Line: A light but tasty beer with a sour-but-pleasant flavor that’s a joy to drink. I usually don’t like my beers this strong. USA. It's America's favorite ride-through cave attraction and uses their signature red Jeeps to drive you around through the cave. When I took a sip, it was sweet and alcohol that hit me up front then the hops come through. I have been for a long time. I can taste the Tettnag hops. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The beer pours with a nice creamy head and a nice copper color. Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 5) badge! Earned the Land of the Free (Level 45) badge! With all of that in mind, what did I think of the actual beer? Josephsbrau Brewing Drive Thru Red. Trader Joe’s has a reasonable selection of craft and mainstream beers. Most decent craft beers are going from $9-$12 a six pack (2019) right now. Josephsbrau Bavarian Hefeweizen is Vegan Friendly. Phone: Fax: Email: Way too busy to actually understand what is going on here. Some versions can emphasize the caramel and sweetness more, while others will favor the grainy palate and roasted dryness.” And this beer hardly matches that description. So, for this beer they decided to dry hop it, which just means they put hops in after the beer was done fermenting to give it a strong hop aroma and flavor. Alcohol should be low, about 4 … We love reviews! Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancake Mix, Trader Joe’s Turkey and Stuffing Seasoned Kettle Chips, Trader Joe’s Coconut and Almond Greek Yogurt, Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Tot Casserole Review, Trader Joe’s Japanese Styled Fried Rice with Edamame, Tofu and Hijiki Seaweed, Trader Joe’s Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookie Baking Mix Review, Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Multigrain Bread Review, Trader Joe’s Kung Pao Chicken Mochi Balls Review, Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower and Butternut Squash Risotto Review. I have always been hesitant to pick up this beer. Chris LaRocca of Crushed Red wishes that transitioning to a drive-thru model were as easy as putting in a window and speaker system. Score: 78 with 94 ratings and reviews. This is another beer by Josephbrau which is just a rebranded label from Gordan Biersch in San Jose, California. Address: 26717 Palmetto Ave. Redlands, California, 92374. Drive Thru Red by Trader Joe's (JosephsBrau) is a Red Ale - American Amber / Red which has a rating of 3.3 out of 5, with 9,487 ratings and reviews on Untappd. I could also smell a bit of caramel sweetness. Some of them are as low as $6.49 a six pack in Washington state. 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There is a short head of light tan foam. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! READ MORE. I popped the cap. The label is a little bit of a mess. The beer pours a dark copper and amber in color. The alcohol and the weird tettnag hops just throw me off. As you can probably figure out now, I am a beer nut. My Rating: 4 out of 5. Inspired by the majestic "drive thru" Chandelier giant sequoia tree, our Drive-Thru red ale is layered with a rich, malty body anf … Explain why you're giving this rating. The name "Drive Thru Red" is thankfully not an endorsement of drinking while operating motor vehicle but rather is inspired by literally driving thru the famous Chandelier tree . Testimonials "What an amazing adventure! America's ride thru cave 1/25/2020. Earned the Untappd at Home (Level 29) badge! The aroma is hops, a lot of hops and alcohol. Usually by about $1 a six pack. Copyright © 1996-2020 BeerAdvocate®. I like to drink but not get drunk so I tend to keep them lower on the alcohol scale. So far it looks like a Red Ale. Slightly malty in the balance sometimes with an initial soft toffee/caramel sweetness, a slightly grainy-biscuity palate, and a touch of roasted dryness in the finish. Inspired by the majestic "drive thru" Chandelier giant sequoia tree, our Drive-Thru red ale is layered with a rich, malty body anf and dry hopped with noble Tettang hops. Last update: 11-02-2020. I’m not a fan of this mishmash, made up style. Red Ales are usually mild and have low hop aroma. Drive Thru Red. SingleCut Beersmiths, Propagator Series: C-Hops Jens-Oliver is drinking a Drive Thru Red by Trader Joe's (JosephsBrau), Brian is drinking a Drive Thru Red by Trader Joe's (JosephsBrau), Clayton C. 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Alcohol should be low, about 4-5%, but this beer clocks in at 7.2%! Trader Joes Drive Thru Red Ale. Red Ales are usually mild and have low hop aroma. Price: About $6.99 for a 6-pack of 12 ounce bottles. Red Ale - American Amber / Red. Earned the Untappd at Home (Level 14) badge! What even is a dry-hopped Red Ale. | Respect Beer®. Your review must discuss the beer's attributes (look, smell, taste, feel) and your overall impression in order to indicate that you have legitimately tried the beer. So, for this beer they decided to dry hop it, which just means they put hops in after the beer was done fermenting to give it a strong hop aroma and flavor. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.