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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A malty beer with a notable toasty flavor derived from lightly roasted malt. Slight fruit and hop accents add to the overall complexity. Available Mid-January to late March

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chucklemation (489) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2014
Pours a copper brown with a foamy white head. Aroma is sweet fruit, almost yeasty, and caramel. Flavor is less impressive. Sweet fruits stand out the most, along with some wheat and malts. Body feel is light. This is an okay beer. Not the most flavorful, but still hits the spot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (330) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2014
Mild aroma of malt..hints of bread and hay. Crystal clear orange red in color...white head leaves quickly. Rich malty sweetness is in the beginning. Stalls there, then a mild bitterness moves in. Pretty uneventfull. Not a bad session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 19, 2014
From my girlfriend’s parents’ basement. Fortunately, this beer is best before 4-22-2014, so I am still getting in the Goldilocks zone. Anyway, it pours an amber color with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, vegetal, caramel malts, and some little hops. Taste is sweet and fruity at the front. Small underlying hoppiness. Mild bitter aftertaste. This is a kind of different Irish Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Best by 3/21/14. Poured 2/16/14. Appearance: Poured aggressively, but no head really to speak of. Perfectly clear copper color. No lacing to be seen. Looks decent. (3.5/5) Smell: One of those brews I don’t have a chance of accurately describing. It just smells like beer. No specific fruit, no significant, out-of-place hoppiness, not a massively overpowering malt aroma... just smells like a balanced mix of hops, barley, yeast. All I can really add is that it offers a "red" aroma. The smell indicates that the flavor will be more maltier than hoppier. (3.5/5) Taste/feel: Strange. I swear, I’m tasting a combination of vegetables. Potato skin, celery seed, tomato juice... the beer description mentions Conway as a "meat and potatoes" kind of guy, and this beer does truthfully have a cabbage soup sort of flavor (I can assure you this is not from the glass, by the way.) Entirely unexpected, considering the aroma gives no suggestions of that. Malt, a barrage of vegetative flavors, and then the aftertaste is a super subtle roasted "red" flavor. Thin initial mouthfeel that gets a bit thicker in the mouth (that’s what she said). Medium carbonation at best. A truthfully strange beer in that it has some, again, very unexpected flavors. (3.5/5, 3.5/5) Far from GLBC’s best. It’s an alright beer, but likely not one I’d pick up again. I don’t hate it though, not at all. I’d definitely enjoy this with nothing else available. 3.5/5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (214) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Red orange, white head. Sweet, lactose nose. Sweet, malty notes. Some grassy bitter notes. Nice medium body, chewy palate. Nice well balanced, Irish ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
odinstyr (561) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours a clear amber-red with small white head. Smells of rich malt - toast, multigrain bread, hint of hazelnut. Taste is sweet and moderately bitter - bready malt with a bit of nuttiness. Very smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2014
[Tap] Reddish amber in color. Light carbonation and little head. Sweet and sticky caramel and brown sugar nose. Toasted breads, sweet fruits and floral flavors. Sweet and one-dimensional, but a nice palate at least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3774) - - APR 10, 2014
bottle. clear amber with a small head. malty, crystal malt, sweet aroma. full bodied and chewy. nice and mellow carbonation. sweet crystal malt flavor and a pinch of roasted malt for color. mild floral hop and fruity yeast. a standard but highly drinkable beer. love a good irish ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bconch (290) - - APR 7, 2014
Cooper pour with thin but creamy head. Malty nose. Taste follows with small hop bite and mild sweetness. Creamy mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ADesenberg (597) - Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft: copper color with a light tan head. Bready... Caramel and some grassy notes in the aroma. Taste is mild, but sweet. Grassy and sweet. Nice and mellow drinker.

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