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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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For Slane’s Ale™, we blend 5 grains and 2 hop varieties to produce a luscious ale whose smooth flavor is complimented by both C02 and Nitrogen/Creamer dispensing. Its beautiful deep ruby color is accented by the tight, creamy head produced by either of these methods. Since Diamond Knot uses no filters or pasteurization to clear our products, you are guaranteed every sip of full ale flavor!


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17556) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Sweetish malty aroma with some hints of caramel and some weak hints of hops. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor with caramel hints. Has a sweetish malty finish with some hints of caramel and hops in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Dark amber color, clean, with compact head. Caramel aroma, with a mild but interesting fruity side. Soft mouthfeel; strong caramel base, with nutty accent, moderate residual sweetness, light fruity touch; quite strong nutty bitterness too, and some hop resins in the final.
A well brewed beer, clean.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2007
Draught, Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse, Snohomish, WA
Red colour. Slightly toasty aroma. A little bit malty on the palate. Full enough body despite not having much flavour. Slightly earthy finish. You won’t really notice this beer over the course of the pint but you’ll enjoy it at least a little bit.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11528) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 30, 2010
Bomber from Whidbey Beer Works. Pours very dark ruddy amber with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is creamy/malty. Mildly sweetish. Med. body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is pretty toffee tinged. Not all that sweet and there’s some hop underlayer that keeps it ok. But that caramel/toffee aspect sticks around.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Name: Slante’s Irish Style Red Ale
Date: June 19, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: cloudy dark red, scant off white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet buttery caramel aroma
Flavor: sweet bready flavor, bigger better butter, caramel, very light balancing bitterness, light earthyness
Overall: butter bomb
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2.1/5.0
Drinkability: 4/10
Score: *+ /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast, nutty, and light chocolate malt, light earthy hops and dates. Flavor is sweet malt dominant, light earthy hops, medium-light hop bitterness to somewhat balance the sweetness, no fermentation esters, and a dry finish. Medium-light body and moderate carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8993) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bomber from Total Wine West Richmond, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized off-white head. Good head retention. Nutty and toffeeish aroma with herbal hops. The taste is toffee, berries, earthy notes and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 18, 2006
Draught Dark brown beer with good off-white head. Bit of bready nose and some caramel. Excellent little-sweet flavour. Surprisingly crisp - in the good way - greenery character. Medium bodied, rounded, sweet aftertaste and a bit toasted. For such a dreary style, really excellent - gets extra point for that.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7101) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Bomber pours deep clear copper with off white head. The aroma has loads of chewy sweet smelling kettle caramelization with a touch of dark fruitiness in the background. The taste is similar with ample amounts of sweet caramel followed by a modest level of crystal malts and some dark fruitiness. There’s a light roasted malt note leading to some drying astringency to help balance out the sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
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 think.



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