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RATINGS: 233   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Quiz18 (1) - Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2007 does not count
I like this beer its a good beer for those who have never tried a darker beer. It is sweet but for those of us who aren’t in love with the crazy bitterness found in IPA’s i don’t think it will be a problem. Obviously, my fellow raters are no strangers to the dark side, and have forgotten what its like to just be starting out.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SirLancelot (1) - - FEB 1, 2012 does not count
This is an amazing dark ale with what I perceived to be many stout characteristics. The aroma is rich, and the flavor is simply out of this world. This is easily one of the top 5 "most impressed by" beers I’ve ever had. The mouthfeel is rich and smooth and finish is awesome. It’s hard to find but so worth it when you do!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pineapplemice (1) - - AUG 5, 2014 does not count
A creamy, chocolatey taste without trying. Great from the bottle, but in a mug you get the delicious foam. Note that it is strong, after drinking this regularly now Guinness tastes like water.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MrWomey (39) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Apparently this is the perfect beer. Received a pint while vacationing in the Orcas Islands at a place just called The Pub. The other dark choices were thestandard Guinness and Old Rasputin but then the Bev Babe pointed me at Irish Death for a taste. I immediately fell in love with her and the beer’s color, taste, and its ability to have such a covert ABV. Goes down smooth and sweet but has much more in hops than you think. Great diversionary brew. Thanks Irish Quilters.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MikeAH (4) - Washington, USA - FEB 8, 2015 does not count
A very good beer that I have enjoyed many times. I would highly recommend this beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TyMason (1) - Chehalis, USA - JUL 17, 2013 does not count
Great dark beer! if you like Guinness you will like this beer.... maybe even better.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CharleyNewman (1) - - SEP 7, 2013 does not count
Dark and delicious. Tasted it at a beer tasting event in Seattle. Very rich and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Cwrw42 (51) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 18, 2012
The more I drink this the more I like it. As the brewer says it defies style guidelines but it works, it really works. First taste was reminiscent of a mild or sweet porter, but then the complexity hits you. Sweet, malty with roasty overtones and just enough hops to keep it balanced. Blows the 4 pint test out of the water give me 6!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Arthaey (17) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Sweet and malty, with a slight bourbon-y taste. This is definitely jumping onto my "favorites" shortlist!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
targhee (30) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2011
I love this beer. Dark as a dunkel with a hop kick. Very refreshing. If you like New Belgium’s 1554 and want to step it up a notch, this is a great way to go. Agree with the "limit one", as the octane will sneak up on you.

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