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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Created by the brewery’s founder, Quilter’s Irish Death is what we call a dark, smooth, ale. Any attempt at classifying it just ends up sending beer geeks into a style guidelines diatribe. So forget style guidelines. Is your pursuit of micro beer about tasting copies of a style that fit guidelines anyways? (Neither is ours) Irish Death is a malt bomb. We lovingly refer to it as beer candy. We heart our candy store. While tempting to session this beer, the name is a necessary reminder that despite the surprising approachability, this beer weighs in at a hefty 7.8% ABV.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pinkzambia (1693) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle: So a brown ale, a lager and a partial strong ale walk into a bar . . . the next morning, they all had a headache. That’s what happened when I drank this beer. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2127) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Aroma: caramel malts, light coffee, light alcohol. Appearance: dark brown / black, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intense caramel, milk chocolate, some roasted malts. Overall: very nice Sweet Stout, nice caramel sweets. Pint at Taphouse Grill Downtown, Seattle, WA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8126) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 5, 2015
On tap at the 12th Man Club. Pours a clear dark brown with a grayish brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has lots of sweet dark grains with a sweet chocolate and a bit of bread. Flavor has lots of sweet dark grains as a touch of chocolate and toffee underlying.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle on June 28, 2015. From a FredMeyers in Portland, Oregon.
Hazy dark brown color, tan head. Sweet, roasted, malty scent. Malty sweet, fruity taste. Fruity aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4493) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2015
On draft at The Raven Grill in Gardiner MT. Pours black with a tan head. Smoky roast nose. Flavored of licorice and leather. Bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nealblind (1108) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 19, 2015
red brown pour. Aroma choco, oats, wheat. tastes choco honey. creamy. bubbly carb.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reid (2080) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUN 6, 2015
22oz bomber bought from "Habits" cig and beer shop in S.Salem OR $4.69 Darker brown with garnet aspects in the light..nice inch sized light tan head. Fine fruity hop aromas mixed with toasted malt..OK Taste mostly toasty malts with a backing of hop..milky finish. Nice smooth medium mouth feel. A nice beer but not a stout in my opinion..maybe a darker Irish Ale

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2307) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2015
Dark brown with a light tan, creamy head. Roasted aroma, light cooa, earthy. Finishes bittersweet with lingering earthy hops. Medium bodied. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6449) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle: brown hue with minimal head nor lace. Not an Irish Stout, not by a long shot but more akin to a Schwartzbier IMO... sweet stout? I guess that will be okay. (see what is in the description above) Heavy bready and caramelized malts with a fair amount of roast. Almost no bitterness outside some clean noble character. Faint dark fruit esters. Slick and soft mouthfeel... okay for what it is

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smallfry (166) - - FEB 16, 2015
(Bottle) Nice rich coffee + chocolate flavor in this one. It’s not anything spectacular but it’s a pretty decent stout.


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