BeerandBlues2 (10785) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is sweet bread and meal malt, dates, and light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light earthy hops and medium bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (15915) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Clear reddish amber color. Aroma of toasted caramel. Taste is similar. Tasty.
Sarlacc83 (1366) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Apex, post CBC
A: Mostly clear amber, creme head, lacing.
N: Toffee, pine, some pineapple, biscuit, and toast.
T: Sweet and bready. Light bitterness. Mostly clean.
M: Medium, sticky body, prickly carbonation, no alcohol presence.
O: Solid Irish Red. Much better than Killian’s, which is admittedly damning with faint praise.
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, nutty, rich, decent
arminjewell (8626) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour on tap at HopCat, slightly hazy red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of toast, marshmallow, some caramel into a bit of toffee, dark fruit, some slight grassy, herbal notes in there as well. Taste was a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, slight earthy notes into a bit of herbs, some grass, touch of yeast into a bit of fruit, finishing sweet, slightly smoky almost.
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Hopcat GR - pours a rusty Amber . Soft bready aroma . Mild caramel malt flavor . Solid offering .
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marcus (7563) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Mrsium brown with a rich beige head and a roasted malt aroma. There is a light caramel malt flavor with a bit of chocolate and a smoky finish.
slowrunner77 (7100) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 2, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
the percentage score seems spot on - average overall, way better than average for an irish red. smooth, nutty, caramel. ok finish.
beertholomeus (1189) - California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a deep red color with a white head. Malt, caramel, earthy hop, toffee, toast and peat aroma and flavors. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Malt and caramel finish.
PhillyCraft (3968) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample tried at P house. Pours Amber orange with medium sized head. Floral hop, caramel biscuit malt, and grain. Not my favorite style of beer but still drinkable. Carbonation was average.