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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Irish red ale aged on white oak and vanilla.


2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
swright752 (18) - - JUN 26, 2013
This was the nitro pour. Very pleasant aroma of Carmel , vanilla & oak. Clear rust color with a creamy beige head. Tastes of Carmel and mild roasted notes. Watery palate even with the added body of the nitro. Overall enjoyable but not one of CCBs best!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighWine (943) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Nitro Tap flight at the brewery. Reddish amber color with a dense nitro pour head. Aroma is Vanilla and creme brle. Taste resembles the fragrance but is more subdued. Bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2013
on nitro-retining tan head that laces-copper. A-spice, med malt-caramel/vanilla. T-med malt-caramel/peat, 2nd spice hops. Minimal carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
uhljoseph (64) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2013
One good nitro! You can taste the vanilla and smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (814) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Deep red w ith creamy tan head. Aroma is sweet cream. Taste is sweet mocha. Creamy mouth feel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (5548) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Nitro. Tap at CCB. It pours deep amber with a medium yellow-white head. The nose is cream soda, berry, vanilla and caramel. The taste is dark fruit, dried berry, earth, toast, pine, caramel and some decent bitterness. Medium body and soft carbonation. Smooth, well-balanced and easy drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (1998) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Nitro tap; pours a clear copper with fluffy tan head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of smoky oak and whiskey, taste follows with a nice underlying amber and caramel malt. Smooth and creamy from the nitro, probably the best red I have ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1228) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2013
On tap at Cigar City Taproom, Tampa. Pours a reddish color with a creamy head. Nose is a dampened subtle vanilla. Taste is vanilla, and whiskey and oaky but light . Finishes on the same notes, and ends with the oaky notes. Descent lacing. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1185) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2013
On tap NITRO at Cigar City Taproom. Pours a dark copper brown with an off white head and sweet, whisky, vanilla aroma. Taste is similar, lots of vanilla, whiskey, and oak that lead to a smooth, dry finish. Nice brew with interesting flavors.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2013
On nitro at Cigar City tasting room in Tampa, FL. Definitely an interesting concept, but WAY too much vanilla. Enough to ruin the entire beer.


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