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RATINGS: 510   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Flipbrewer (33) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 15, 2004
Bottled Poured an average sized off-white head that dissipated after a few minutes; fair lacing. Reddish-orange color; slight chill haze that cleared as the glass warmed. Very nice aromas of toasty, almost honey-ish, caramel malt and a honeydew melon-like fruitiness; touch of diacetyl. Sweet toasty caramel malt at the start which carried through to the finish. Mid-palate had a subdued hop flavor and bitterness. Bready character emerged near the finish and lasted briefly into the aftertaste. Aftertaste had a light grainy maltiness along with a gentle bitterness and a melon-like fruitiness. Palate was light to medium bodied with a lively carbonation. A pleasantly easy drinking yet complex ale. I was especially taken by the aroma of this one. Very nice. Thanks Drew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (99) - 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 (539) - 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 (2187) - 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 (3661) - - 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 (263) - - 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 (499) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1089) - Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper with a beige head. Sweet hay, caramel malt and grains. Sweet and clean. Dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (118) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Great lakes has better beers, first time I saw this decided to give it a whirl! Decent beer nothing special. Has alittle bit of a hoppy flavor for an irish ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (428) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
From notes. On tap at Dan’s on March 14. The pour is a clear copper, almost garnet, with no head, other than a thin white quarter-sized island in the middle of the glass, and naturally there isn’t any head. The aroma is sweet with a good malt character and nice fruitiness in the middle of the nose. The flavor is malty and sweet at first on the tongue, then a little bitterness and almost a light hop take over in the middle before a malty caramel sweetness on the back end. The mouth feel is thin, with medium carbonation and a sweet, yet dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nejhleader (1182) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Not much aroma, has a toasty malt caramel bite to the taste. Some nice smoke taste mixed in there, bit bitter aftertaste.

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