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Legacy (CA) Chesty Irish Red

Legacy (CA) Chesty Irish Red
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Irish Red Ale reddish brown color with caramel and honey like malt sweetness, low level but present fruity nose with balanced with Magnum hops . IBU’s 25 ABV 5.3 % by volume Color 15 SRM


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Broncowaldon (121) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Decent amber color, slight cloudy yeast. Very lean, some caramel, some banana. Not drain pour a far brew. Had at brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mel4vegas (30) - Nevada, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Xmas in Oceanside. Really clear dark amber. Opus nce carbonation, off white head and lacing. Decent balance of caramel and hops. Somewhat dry but ok for and Irish style. Good to see some decent reds coming around.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10442) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Nitro pour at Urge. Pours brilliantly clear rubied brown with a large, creamy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast malt, dates and soft cherry notes. Flavor is sweet malt, light citrus hops and bitterness, dates and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
supersournhops (21) - - AUG 21, 2014
Pretty dry...but good for irish red style. No defects good tasting, I like my reds with more body but I didnt ding it for that.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (9064) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ Legacy ][ $2 ][ Fluted Taster ][ 7.20.14 ]
>> Nitro pour, good nitro lace. Roasty nose with cherry and sweat. Taste is moderate chemical, dry, some roast, more drinkable, not as harsh as their other beers. Finish is dusty. Not good but not offensive.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3518) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Tap at brewery, on nitro, dark Ber pour, off white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, decent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
runnertal (22) - Parump, Nevada, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Most decorated marine true? Loved this brew fairly dry, malts were apparent and supported the brew, it is hard to find good rish reds, usually they are food colored bud light. Will cruise back to have this again!

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobljohnson (8) - - MAR 26, 2014 does not count
Had one with corn beef and cabbage at Murphy’s law in Oceanside. Nice bright british island flavor, with a nice subtle sweetness. No detectable diacetyl. Was enjoyably thin in the body. The rich corn beef paired nicely with thirst quenching character. I find it hard to enjoy hoppy IPA’s with food other than Pizza.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
brokensail (12169) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 6, 2014
On tap @ Legacy Brewing. Dark amber pour with an off-white head. Intense grape and prune aromas. Very buttery and also acidic. Smells like garbage...literally. Flavors of popcorn, prune, and sugary grape juice. Lots of butter, some bitter cardboard, and a slight acidity to the finish. Really watery and slick on the tongue.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
want1DIPA (227) - - NOV 3, 2013
On draft at Legacy Brewing Co. This irish red ale lives up to its name sake, Chesty Puller -- both are bad ass! I’m absolutely loving this brew. A phenomenal nut finish unlike anything I’ve tasted.


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