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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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A somewhat classic Irish Red Ale. This ale is feisty and a bit hoppy. There is a malty sweetness and a somewhat dry finish. Traditional East Kent Goldings but with a nice touch of Cascade and dash of roasted barley give this ale a great taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (5061) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Draft at Mosto, Matera. Pours clear amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, sweet fruit, toffee, butterscotch. Flavor is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (305) - ITALY - AUG 13, 2014
355ml can. Pours a beautiful deep red with a lot of creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, light dark fruits. Taste is malts and caramel again with roasted and herbaceous notes. Mildly hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimthechap (1651) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 26, 2014
I am delighted to make this beer’s acquaintance. From can, it is mostly clear with a reddish amber colour and a cream coloured head. There is a good bead of carbonation. The aroma is a good balance of tropical fruits and juicy peach from the malt and more stonefruit and resin from the hops. The flavour is sweetish malt at first and then a riot of orchard fruit and spruce resin. It doesn’t feel bitter at first and then it becomes puckeringly bitter. I could happily demolish pints of this beer, however in the interim one can will have to suffice. Dammit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Panzuriel (1308) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Hot Rod Red pours a murky red brown liquid with a full head of off white bubbles. Nose is crisp with floral hops and lightly roasted malt. Taste is good and crisp with tart hop taste leading the way. body is fluid and not particularly active.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3254) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2014
On draft at the Pangea Tavern in Avon NC. Pours a clear deep amber with an ecru head. Mild malty nose. Caramel and piney hops dominate the flavor. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTAEgeek (1223) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2014
12 oz. can from Carlson, after climbing the Prow at Table Rock. Pours dark brown, with a fairly big, foamy, beige head. The aroma is a lot of caramel, pumpernickel, light rye, and butter toffee. Very sweet and malty, with a nice, mellow hop bitterness, and a little spice. Medium body, malty, and smooth. Overall, this is a nice, easy-drinking, and very flavorful beer. Could drink a lot of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (603) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 2, 2014
On tap @Ines Stube. Malty, light roasted malts lovely rounded with fruity hoppy aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2006) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 9, 2014
@ Greens Discount Beverage / Columbia SC --- Taste is malt with a bit of dark fruit that adds light bitters deep in the palate before turning slightly sour in the finish. An unusual brew - not an Irish Ale exactly, not a sour ale, not a brown ale, but somewhere in-between.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5542) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Tampa, Fl. - Total Wine & More - 12 oz can. Sparkling medium copper-amber pour, thick off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma has some bubble gum, a touch of toffee. Flavor has a roasty accent to it with some toffee candy notes, a touch of plum-like fruitiness. Mouthfeel has a decent thickness to it, Reminds me of Fat Tire, not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Pours a dark reddish brown with a big off white head. Aroma is malty, caramel and chocolate, no hop bitterness on the nose. Taste is malty, caramel and chocolate, metallic notes and slight hop bitterness. This beer does not live up to its description. Not good

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