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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 83   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
7.5% alc/vol, earthy hop flavor, smooth, balanced, with a sweet finish, as you would expect from an Imperial ’Irish’ Red Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Slimcane (11) - Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Light aroma hides the full palette of this for imperial red. I’m glad the bar tender gave me this to try. One of my new favorites!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
polarisbeerguy (20) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2013
UPDATED: APR 27, 2013 A deep rustic red pour with a nice floral scent. Gives a strong yet not overpowered bitter taste and a fresh finish for a imperial red

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (1978) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Nice aroma for a red, malty enjoyable no hops but this is a red. appearance is a thin head well filtered red. Taste in enjoyable malty thick. Good carobnation, easy on the tongue. I’ve had a few hight level reds... this beats most.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cybercat (4637) - Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Strong, malty aroma has notes of caramel, cloves and horehound. Pours a dark translucent chestnut with a fairly thick light cinnamon-tan head. Rich flavor has a malty and woody hoppy core with notes of caramel and cloves and some hoppy bitterness. Smooth texture has a good amount of fizz and leaves a woody, somewhat bitter finish. Drink no evil indeed!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2012
12oz bottle. Irregular head, mahogany color, laces well, translucent. I get much more malt than hops in the aroma, really appetizing. Strong taste, what you’d expect with the "imperial" title. I like this style of beer, and it’s done very well in this case.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle. A dark rust color with a nice thick, long lasting head. Nose of figs and scotch. I taste some plum, toffee, and a warming alcoholic finish. Some spicy hops, but understated. It comes across as something like a light version of an English barleywine. I wouldn’t call it a red, but it is nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onionkid (376) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle. A nice red when poured with a nice head. Has an aroma of caramel and whiskey. The taste is smooth with a nice blend of fruit, caramel, toffee, hops and overall a nice boozy burn. Completely shocked this is as tasty as it is, really didn’t expect much from this one! 7.5% abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Bottle. Aroma has notes of caramel malts and earthy hops. Dark red hue with a large light tan head that mostly diminished and left good lace. Very sweet and lightly bitter flavor. Palate is heavy bodied and oily with average carbonation. Overall a very tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lectvay (191) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Intriguing beer. Dark brown, very opaque. Smells quite sweet, like creme brulee or something. Taste is a little sweet and much roastier than I expected. A little creamy, and a hint of coffee, so it made me think of a latte. Not how I would expect an imperial red ale taste, but I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4289) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Pours a dark brown with relatively little head. The aroma is fairly subtle, but the taste is great and nutty. Really interesting flavor profile.

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