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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Long Irelandís first release. This beer is old world Irish ale; this isnít designed to be an Irish Red. Itís brewed with ingredients based on how beer was brewed a few hundred years ago in Ireland. Since Ireland is an island, ingredients werenít always readily available. The Irish brewers used ingredients that they were able to get locally. This beer is made with 4 different malts and a big serving of honey and oats that give it a sweet but smooth flavor. Its 5% a.b.v. And 20 I.b.u.ís.

Formerly at 6.4% and brewed at New England until the opening of their own plant.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2010
Draft sample at NY Brew Fest 2010. Pours amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, sweet malts, and bready/yeasty notes. Thin bodied with a sweet, soft palate. Average Irish ale. I concur with Pwn3d. The standard Long Ireland Pale Ale was much better.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
@PilsnerPeters-12oz bottle-pours a tan head and dark amber color. Aroma is light/medium malt-caramel, secondary earthy hops. Taste is light/medium malt-caramel, secondary earthy/metallic hops. Lighter body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Sampled during Brew Fest 2010 on Governorís Island. I didnít like this as much as the Pale Ale, which I canít find on RB. This was much more mellow, with some nice honey notes. Good brewery description, not your traditional Irish Red.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8896) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Bottle at Pilsner Peteís RBSG. Nice all around beer. Pours a dark reddish brown. Nose is floral hops, sweet caramel. Taste is pleasantly hoppy with a touch of juniper.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1813) - New York, New York, USA - APR 27, 2010
Growler fill from PJ Beverage: red/brown color, sweet caramel, sugary. apricots and some burnt sugar. arouma is grainy. smooth mouthfeel and nice carboonation. Nice hoppy bite, and pine notes. Also getting some throat-tingling pepper notes towards the middle. Nice. Iím expecting some nice things from this brewery. Hopefully, theyíll ramp up distributions.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2010
Pours a deep amber with some nice notes of malts. The malt rolls into a decent base with some light hops that finish it at the end.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2878) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2010
The aroma is honey, caramel, nuts. The appearance is a red/gold color, more gold, white head. The flavor is toasted malt, caramel. The finish is a vague noble hop bitterness. Medium bodied. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3531) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Growler filled and consumed the same day. Pours a mostly clear transparent brown with a moderate off-white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left very little lace. Mild aroma of malt and roasted nuts. The flavor is a bit more pronounced than the aroma with malt and some honey sweetness which holds on through the finish. No problems here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Pours brownish red with a tan head. Smells of sweet malt, some floral hints, caramel. Tastes of caramel and sweet with some rosey hints on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8551) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2009
Deep amber beer. The nose is quite nutty and sweet with a fairly prominent crystal malt character. Fairly chewy but not underattenuated. Sweet and simple. Itís fairly typical for the style, but itís well-made.


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