Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Up front malt taste, not sweet. Some hop presence at the finish. Sub-par for a GL product.
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 28, 2003 Typical auburn color, nose is very boring and tells little of the flavor. Palate feels a little nice at the beginning. After a few drinks, it is seemingly all carbonation and not from the hops. The falvor passes right away after a drinks, which might be what you want, but thats not for me. The malts do little for the beer and nor do the hops. The beer is drinkable (as is water) but not really enjoyable.
JCW (1275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Transluminate yellow in color pours with a nice head. Slight malty taste, as light in taste as appearance. Not that special of a beer, definitely not what I"d hoped for although I don"t think any one will be offended by it. Buttery mouthfeel.
JoeM500 (1906) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - DEC 30, 2002
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Run of the mill ale. Nice red color and pleasant aroma. Medium hops presence and the same sweet caramel malts as most of the other GL brews.
hennes (934) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - MAY 21, 2002
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I want to rave about this beer, I really do. I love the brewery and I love my heritage and I’m sick of cloying cheap red Irish ale knockoffs. But this beer can’t quite climb past the promise of its substantial, pleasantly malty body - once you’ve had half a bottle you realize that there’s really nothing else there.
chug18799 (36) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2002
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good representation of an irish beer, Conways has lots of malt to satisfy. Drink up!
crazydiamond (48) - Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2002
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
The local IGA isn’t normally a place one discovers a new great beer. Lo and behold, miracle’s never cease. There nestled next to 8 month old 6 packs of Corona & Zima (dust everywhere I tell ya) was this little gem. Malty, hoppy, and only 6 blocks away!! This is officially the best beer (aside from the stuff I and my fellow homebrewers brew ourselves) within a one mile radius of my home!!! Now, as long as my buddies don’t discover the find, I’ll be all set!!
Oakes (12809) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 7, 2002
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden amber; richly malty - rye bread, toffee; complex malt palate - chocolate chip cookies, slight tropical fruit esters, depth of toast notes & bread crust.
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2002
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden color. Sweet malty, light hop nose. Fruity hop bite, quite sweet. Good alcohol content, nice long palate.
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2002
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
tiger orange with some haze. after a minute the head is down to just a skin of die hard little bubbles. the nose is balanced caramel malt and cedary hop, and quite engaging. whiskey and apple flavor, medium bodied, good bitterness. i put mine away without any grief at all. you’d think it was castor oil and battery acid by some of the ratings on this page, but i think it’s complex, medium bodied and pretty good. references to killians, which really IS swill, seem the product of overblown expectations rather than conway’s being a poor offering. so there.