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Beaus Strong Patrick Irish Red Ale

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Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: Irish Ale
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A strong (6.5% abv) interpretation of an Irish Red Ale. Part of the batch has been aged in wheat whiskey barrels, and then reintroduced adding subtle wood and vanilla nuances.
History & Style
Strong Patrick is based on an Irish Red, an ale style that is lightly hopped, well rounded and balanced, with a pleasant toasted malt character. A celebration of the traditional style just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!
Tasting Notes
This is a luscious, red-hued ale with a malty backbone, showcasing toasty and toffee notes complemented by some warming alcohol & whiskey flavours. These combine with underlying wood & vanilla nuances added through contact with oak.
Food Pairings
Brewmaster Matthew O’Hara suggests pairing with creme brulee, and of course some traditional soda bread and Irish stew.
Technical Specs
Alc./Vol.: 6.7%
Ingredients: Local Spring Water, Organic BarleyMalts, Organic Hops, Irish Ale Yeast.
Malts: Organic 2-Row, Organic Munich, Organic Carafoam, Organic Cara 60, Organic Cara 120, Organic Carafa, Organic Roast Barley
Hops: Organic Pilgrim
IBU’s: 24
OG: 16.4°P
FG: 3.5°P


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RhetoricalAns (461) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
600 mL bottle, shared. Brown-red pour, medium tan slightly fizzy head. Caramel and vanilla aroma, some wood, earthiness. Taste follows. Nice semi sweet red ale.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flip_soeperman (678) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2015
Like Murphy’s on steroids. Very nice warming beer, notes of burnt caramel in there. Just very very well balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (891) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
Couleur ambré avec une mousse résistante. Aromes de caramel, sucre, noix,vanille. C’est bien balancé. Une Irish Ale respectable!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (409) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
Pours clear ruby red with a slightly foamy head. Aroma is a little spicy and malty. Beer has very little bitterness, nice thick mouthfeel, some spiciness and nuttiness. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jannick13 (114) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear ruby read with small white head. Smells sweet. Taste is typical red ale with an extra sweetness. Barely any woodsy taste. Guess my expectations were a bit too high.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
punkska101 (1091) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
600 ml bottle from flaveurs d’ici A: caramel, herbacy, light whisky, toasty app: clear dark copper sparing white head t/p: med body with sweet short finish. O: OK. A Irish red ale with a small kick. Don’t expect much the wood aging, it’s pretty shy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franckg (245) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Arômes de malt, eau minérale, caramel léger et bois mouillé. En bouche, belle présence de sucre venant du fût de whisky. Saveurs de malt herbacé, pain brun et finale caramélisé et citronné avec une petit pointe d’amertume.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1233) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
Red but clear pour with caramelt malts and a very light hint of oak and earth. Medium bodied brew. Has a sweet and resinous flavour profile with a bit of a yeast or cream texture. Not such a fan of this one, especially considering the price.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
electrotype (303) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
La couleur y est, ça c’est certain. Un beau rouge ruby. Au nez, ça sent sucré, et ça résume malheureusement assez l’expérience olfactive. Je suis un amateur de bières sèches, en général, alors c’est de mauvaise augure pour moi! En bouche c’est un peu mince et le sucre résiduel vient confirmer le nez. Il manque clairement de profondeur. Très moyen.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terrybail (697) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2015
600ml bottle from the LCBO pours a nice reddish hued copper sweet malt slight vanilla fruit aroma tart slightly bitter taste smooth mouth feel not bad


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