TheBeerGod (5164) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Ruddy amber with a short, dense tan head. Aroma is caramel, fruit notes, grains, and floral notes. Taste is caramel, sweet malt, grains, slightly tart fruit and earthy hops. Body is light-medium with a strong, bubbly carbonation. More earthy hops and caramel during the finish, sweet malt, light grains, tart fruit and flowery notes.
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep amber. Almost burgundy color. Chewy and caramel almost a brown ale. Nice selection
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Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This poured a deep reddish copper with an off white head. The nose was a blast of roasted nuts. The palate is heavy on the malt, and the hops are present, but extremely mild. Bitter finish.
5000 (6178) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle   Copper with a deep red tinge, thing sudsy off-white head, sparce lacing.   Malty nose, a
little mealy and nutty.   Low hop, if at all.   Some cereal.   Really nutty and mealy on the tongue,
semi-sweet, with faint wet cardboard and overcooked vegetable on the finish.   Has a certain malty aspect that
seems very cereal like.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Not as interesting as other reds.   A little
too mealy and cereal like for my tastes.   Prefer Brian Boru over this one.   Not bad, but just not my style I
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good Irish red. Enjoyed it. Bought it from taco a boys in puyallup.
AmEricanbrew (5575) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 11, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft@ D-Knot.Clear copper color/ beige sheen. Spicy caramel, soap, mild pit fruit aromas. medium bodied. Sweet spicy caramel, mild pit fruit, dark raison flavors.
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled. Orange amber pour with an off-white head. Slightly bready and very butterscotch laden aroma. Has a lot of buttery diacetyl and a sour whey taste that dominates. Underneath, I can catch hints of malty toffee and bready malt, but the more I sipped, the more the sourness came to dominate. The diacetyl alone wasn’t unbearable, and a certain amount of it added a nice butterscotch character, but the soured aspect was too much for me.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 8, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2011 Diamond Knot Brewing Company--Slane’s Irish Style Red Ale--2010 22 oz. Bottle. 6.60% ABV. 30 IBU’s. (3.0 / 5.0) Mild lace off white head. Sediment dusting. Clear bright hazy amber red color. Malty floral fruity mild hop front. Slightly sour sweet fruit malty peat hint red ale rich mild cream body. Puckery dry sweet sour mild hop end. Odd Irish-Peat? Smoke? Off, but not infected. Sampled 7/6/2010. 2 @ $3.99 Each.
Diamond Knot Brewing Company--SLANE’S Irish Style Red Ale--2011 22 oz. Bottle. 6.60% ABV. 30 IBU’s. (4.0 / 5.0) Fizzy mild lace off white head. Clear rich dark deep mahogeny red color. Slightly smoky mild toasted malty mild hop front. Earthy slightly crusty roasted dark fruit rich malty smoke peat hint body. Cloying toasted malt mild hop end. Subtle tasty Irish Red. Sampled 1/21/2011. Purchased for $3.49 at The Ballard Market, Seattle on 1/21/2011.
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Nose is buttery, caramel, toffee, earthy, a little toast and roast. Not sure if the butter is a line cleaning issue or actually a problematic beer, as DK usually has solid qc IMO. Pours dark reddish auburn, a little foam on top. THe flavor also is malty with bread, toast, toffee, caramel, earthy hops. A little butter in the flavor as well. WIsh it did not have the butter, as the malty notes were interesting and enjoyable. Will have to revisit.
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 2, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From Pt Roberts (WA) Marketplace. Poured a cloudy, cola-coloured body beneath a thin, tan head. Aroma was of roasted malt. The taste was initially sweet and moved to a bitter finish. Nice! Mouthfeel was solid and smooth. I don’t like Irish ales as much as in the past, but this one ain’t half bad.