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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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A light-bodied, aromatic, Irish-style specialty ale. Double-hopped with PAcific Northwest Cascade hops for the flavor and smoothness of a traditional ale without bitterness of heaviness.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2009
Interesting name. Poured a moderately carbonated medium gold and delivered a smallish foamy white head which departed laceless. Aroma was nicely hopped and floral, as was the taste.

3.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bpreo (1547) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Either this "Irish Style Ale" tastes a lot like Heineken, or Heineken is an "Irish Style Ale". Apparently Blue Boar is an American Pale Ale in the end. Hmmm.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (1953) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with yellow tints around the edges of the glass. The head was about a film of a white cap. There was barely any lacing. The smell had a light spice somewhat like black pepper but not off putting, just different. There’s a light caramel malt gently coming in as it warmed. The taste was mainly malty sweet with the spice to come back secondly. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. There’s a quick spicy aftertaste and finish. Overall, APA, uh....sure, it’s a different one alright but nothing bad.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5278) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 17, 2002
Medium gold color, small head. A medium bodied ale. Advertised as a “traditional Irish” ale. Malty and slightly hoppy. Smooth taste, perhaps a bit too carbonated? Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2008
On tap at Tom’s in St Johns, PDX--Poured a crisp light copper-straw body with a slim wispy white head. Decent carbonation; best served cold. Mildly creamy with a modest biting hops presence. Thin and built for heavy sessioning. Thanks, Full Sail Brewing Co.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2001
What the hell is a blue boar. Ridiculus, fucking ridiculus. This is one of the worst smelling beers i have ever experienced. Doesn’t taste much better.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyanetwhip (17) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2005
Not bad, not what it used to be. Ruined by Miller. Once one of the best "non- micros", now just a hoppier version of MGD. If you drink it, pour it in a glass. Something about the Miller carbonation system just doesn’t work for this brew. When poured, the carbonation is knocked out and the taste is much cleaner. Yeah, I know...all you snobs are saying , this dummy pours this crap in a glass...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weebs (17) - USA - SEP 3, 2006
Not a pale ale like Sierra Nevada’s, but more like Rolling Rock. I actually prefer this to Rolling Rock. It’s very smooth, very drinkable, but lacking in overall flavor. Also leaves a bit of a dry aftertaste that isn’t very pleasant. Still, it’s a great thirst-quencher and a reasonably good deal considering it’s average cost ($4.99/6)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CasperQuaffer (142) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 11, 2007
Good toasty aroma. Color a slight reddish gold. Taste is decent citrus hops, lots of toast and ground grain taste. Mouth feel is unremarkable, but decent aftertaste. Better than mass produced beers, but a little less than a craft ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
celticg99 (22) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2001
Not as good as the private reserve, but still a good western beer to have every once in a while.


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