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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our most versatile beer. Good to drink as well as cook with. Light enough to quench a thirst and complex enough to accompany fine dining. Carmel malty sweet fades to a chocolate roasty finish and dry from a touch of rye. 1.057 OG 13 IBU 6%ABV


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Galleyboy37 (15) - California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Deep auburn color, with a semi malty nose. On the lighter side, with a nice malty flavor. Very nice and drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1427) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Tap at Alpine, a nice copper type hue, with a roasty, burnt taste.. i didnt find any chocolate or caramel, just a decent irish ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Has some malty roast funky scents. Reddish color with minimal head, taste is similar to scent, pretty bland. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (2917) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Tap. Pours clear reddish amber with a small off-white head that leaves decent lacing. Aroma is caramel malts and not much else. Flavor is medium sweet caramel, with perhaps a touch of chocolate. Light bitter finish. Medium body and a bit of a creamy mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark red with a small off-white head. Moderately sweet caramel aroma with some moderate earthy hops. Flavor is the same. More caramel in the finish with a touch of spicy bitterness. Not a bad beer, just not all that exciting.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (6927) - Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Had a bottle. Definitely a RED beer. But it just isn’t that good. Maybe it would be to cook with but not to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (824) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Pours a amber red with a small off white head. Aroma is of sweet toasted malts, caramel, and some pine. Taste is of toasted malts, caramel, some coco notes, a little rye, and a small amount of pine hops. Has a medium body with a slightly creamy mouthfeel and a sweet, malty finish. overall, a pretty good Irish ale that goes great with food.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a dark golden orange/amber color with a 1.5 finger off white head that slowly fades into a lasting ring. Sporadic streaks of lacing left behind. Sweet malt aroma with lots of caramel, toffee, rye and dark fruits. Subtle hops and estery yeast balance things out a bit. Fuller bodied than expected with a balance of crisp hops and sweet malts. Hoppier than expected up front with dry spiciness and subtle earthy, floral notes.backing malt backbone with lots of sweetness. Hints of caramel, toffee rye, hazelnut, apricot and other light fruit. Well balanced and very drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deekyn (1115) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 26, 2012
A - pours very clear red color. S - very sweet malty aroma up front. Hints of tart red berry. Some biscuity notes. M - lighter slight syrupy body. Moderate carb. Lingering caramel biscuity malts. T - pretty weak flavors. Caramel and biscuity malts on the nose. Grains and a slight tart red berry on the palate. Lingering maltiness and a hint of rue on the end. O - average beer weak and muddled tastes. 5+/6-

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Thanks to DarthKostritzer for sending this one! Cheers, Cory! Pours a medium brown amber with an off-white head. Nose is malt, toffee, cocoa, a hint of spice, and malt that is almost nutty. Flavor is a burst of malt- nice caramel and chocolate followed by some hop bitterness then fading into a finish of more malt. Great medium-bodied malt bomb of an Irish Red.


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