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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11421) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2012
Draught at Beer Authority, NYC. Amber beer with a quite nice beige head. Malty toffee aroma, fruity, grapes, pear, spicy notes, some hay. Caramel flavor, bread, toffee, spicy, pear and some biscuits. A bit simple, but no off flavors.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11213) - 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.

3.2
   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.

3.3
   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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   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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (6326) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stasís place. Thanks zvikar. Hazy reddish amber. Slightly sourish aroma with a big of vinegar, yeast, malt, caramel and some overripe fruits. Sweetish-sourish flavor with malt, yeast, graininess, some fruitiness and a bit of harsh bitterness. Medium-bodied. Seems like something went wrong here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6326) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Draft. Pours amber orange with an off white head. Toasty and honey malty aroma with light floral hops. The flavor has light floral hops, pale malts, some honey sweetness, and toasted grains. Nice enough.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5610) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2014 Sampled at the Long Ireland tent at Brewfest NYC 2010 on Gov Island. A solid irish ale with some decent flavor that shows promise for sessionability. Super light hop thatís pretty much dominated by a clean sweet malt character.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4991) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2009
Growler fill from Big Z - lightly hazy, reddish copper ale - very fine carbonation that fails to kick up a head (just a ring of fizz around the edges) - somewhat estery aroma, with medium sweet caramel, toffee, roasted nuts, and a toasted maltiness - low carbonation, medium body - the flavor starts out with sweet toffee and caramel, followed by some fruity esters - a tangy character that borders on acidity develops through the middle, as does a mild bitterness - nutty finish, with some lingering smooth maltiness - decent and quite sessionable, but probably not something I would buy again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4092) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Location: Sampled at the NY Brewfest on Governorís Island, 6/19/10

Aroma: The nose has some caramel, toffee, toast, yeast, and a bit of spice
Appearance: This is an amber-brown colored beer with a small tan head
Flavor: The taste is fairly malty, somewhat sweet, lots of caramel, and a bit of spice
Palate: It has a light-medium body, fairly sessionable, and drinks pretty nicely
Overall Impression: A halfway decent Irish Ale. Nothing overly special, but a solid example of the style in my opinion. Overall, I thought the beers I tried from this brewery at the festival were pretty good, and I look forward to getting a hold of some more of their stuff in the future.


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