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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15335) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11798) - , 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (9335) - Tel Aviv, - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7361) - San Diego, California, 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (6659) - New York, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6355) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5513) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (5189) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle - bomber. Pours clear deep reddish amber with a medium quickly diminishing beige head, dissipates to a ring but laces fairly well. Aroma is very malty, nutty, toffee, caramel. Flavor follows, medium sweet, no real bitterness, malts coming at you from every direction, some honey as well. A bit of a lingering odd, a bit tart, finish, but otherwise not so bad. Medium body.

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