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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2010
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear medium to dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, light caramel. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sugar sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100314]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is mild spiced and dark malty. Yeasty, roasted malty and overripe fruity. Dark malty, caramelish toffee and breadish. Slight bitter and dark roasted malty into a slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2010
Bottled. A hazy deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, and a bit of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, malt, and some nuts, leading to a dry lightly alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a small off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and chocolate. Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and chocolate. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour, small head. Aroma is coffee, toffee, mild spices, mild roasted malts as well as some slight alcohol sweetness. Flavour is tofffee, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, mild liquorice as well as some slight notes of spices. Balanced and quite nice. A bit thin in the palate for 7.8%. Some cookies in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of scrizz. Pours a cloudy orangey brown with a small beige head. Sweet dark malty nose with quite some chocolate and vanilla. Medium body, sweet roasted malts and vanilla with a vague fustiness. Very subdued bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23039) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2008
Draught @ Beveridge Place Pub, Seattle. Pours a dark brown color with ruby hints. Has a longlasting creamy tan head. Sweetish malty caramel aroma with some roasted hints. Sweetish malty fruity caramel flavor with some cocoa hints. Sweetish malty finish with some hints of caramel and cocoa in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2010
Bottle at home ... dark brown ... thin tan head ... light meaty fruit nose ... dark toffee ... little chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Draft at AK BW fest 2016. Hazy maroon color, big beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of burnt toast. Taste is sweet toasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at Kokopelli, Port Angeles
Dark brown color with red shades, and creamy beige head. The body is a bit lighter than expected, the mouthfeel is smooth; good mix of roasted malts and chocolate flavor; correct bitterness.
Akin to some Scotch Ale. Pleasant.

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