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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajmkendrick (23) - Oak Harbor, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Irish Death is a very dark Ale. It is nearly the color of black coffee with a warm brown edge and a thick tan head. It tasted slightly of toast, coffee, and chocolate. It was quite bitter when completely chilled but smoothed out as it warmed up. It was definitely heavier than I expect an ale to be. It was the type of beer that for me is a meal in itself, I would never do more than snack with it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1459) - California, USA - NOV 26, 2015
A nice dark beer overall. Pours a deep black Amber color with a thick white head. Smells of caramel, coconut and cream. Taste is smooth and creamy with lots of caramel and coconut, along with some cocoa and vanilla. Smooth finish. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3122) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle from Albertsons. This ones all over the place, like pinkzambia said, lots of different elements of lots of different styles. Yes, its black, head a bit thin for a stout. Tons of sweetness, mostly malt, some candy. Then there?s a smidge of bitterness, equal parts roast grains and hops. So they admit it?s a sweet, malt bomb, and that?s what we get. Definitely not for everyone?s palate. Later warming brings out lots of doppelbock

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (2910) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bomber from Capital Market. Almost black in my goblet. Malty nose with a lot of black licorice. A little sweetness, but mostly bitter anise. Rich and malty. A little chocolate with amore anise. Very easy drinking. Has a bit of a foreign stout flavor to it. Really reminds me of an amped up version of Mackeson. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barreras (1367) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Pours deep dark brown with a brown sugar aroma. Taste, is a sweet, toffee, caramel flavor with a minor coffee aftertaste. A semi sweet malt and like chocolate chip morsels. A nice beer for the style, well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
trevor211 (1479) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Dark brown. Tinny brown sugar on the nose. Thin stout lacking much character at all. Not a fan of this one at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pinkzambia (1763) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2414) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8902) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9191) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (5001) - 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.

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