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Brewsters Lanigans Irish Ale

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Brewed by Brewsters Brewing Co. - Alberta
Style: Irish Ale
Calgary, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Amber coloured with a mild fruity flavour and dry finish. Caramel accented malt flavours are balanced with a clean hop finish making this a truly smooth ale.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reimer96 (1279) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a clear deep copper with reddish hues and a small white ring of lace. Aroma of caramel, toffee, toasty malts and some fruity esthers. Flavor is caramel, toffee sweet maltiness, nutty and some mild roast character and a dry finish with some mild hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and water like reducing the full effect of the sweet grains and a low carbonation. Overall the beer is nice to drink but needs a fuller body and the fruitiness in the aroma needs to be cleaned up.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
On tap at Brewsters Castledowns. 4.7%. Clear, dark amber pour with a decent tan head, good retention. Aroma is roast malts, almonds. Taste is more malt, nutty, and a hint of toffee. Creamy mouthfeel, with a hoppy note in a smoothish finish. Definitely worth another.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andrewturba (1001) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours a clear copper with a reddish tinge and a small white ring around the glass. Aroma is caramel, fruity, toffee,some what sweet and bready. Flavour is sweet maltiness, toffee, mildly bitter, nutty, and a bit watery. I’m not super well versed in the irish reds but this seems a bit average to me.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maley1 (784) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
Clear reddish brown pour with small off white head. Aroma of malts, hay and a hint of cinnamon. Taste of malts, touch of roastiness, hint of caramel and faint hops on the finish. Medium carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
northropfrye (2247) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 23, 2012
Faintly aromatic, reddish brown in colour. Some sweetness, but again, like a lot of these Brewsters beers, it tastes nutty, tinny and watered down.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
Drinkable amber irish ale, with hops and bitterness. Fresh and creamy mouthfeel, maybe from the yeast, not overcarbonated this one. Well malted, and a tad roast. Like a cross between a brown and an irish red. Worth a try. Bitter finish and medium mouthfeel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4244) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
Pint on tap at Oliver Square location in Edmonton. Pour was pale amber color with small white head and some lacing. Aromas of caramel and not much else. Taste is sweet malt with a slightly sour finish. This was not one of my best tasting experiences at Brewsters.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hobbersr (690) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
Pours a copper color with a small tan head. The aroma has berries, cream, and a hint of spice. The flavor is straight forward and simple. Nothing bad here... But nothing great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
Bottle, thanks to Cole. Pours clear russet amber, thin off-white head, above-average lacing. Nose is dark fruit, vanilla, sarsaparilla, instant coffee, maybe a little bourbony? Flavours are more instant coffee, vanilla, maybe running to coconut, very tasty and pleasant, I wish they had this down at my local.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
Pours Very dark brown. Very thin head. Smells like instant coffee and wet barley. Coffee.. grass. Very malty. Some candy notes in the aroma. Nice beer. Very drinkable. Sweet and malty good but I’ve had better.


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