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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Red Irish rising, sweet loam of the moor, Slowly, so slowly we watch the art of the pour. Born of the gas whose molecules dance. Born of the flow of a dense liquid trance Feeding the head, feeding the heart Humble Patience is the place we start How long is the ride? How traveled the road? What do we bring to lighten the load? Humble Patience is the thing The ripe revelation that waiting will bring, Humble Patience... How long does it take for soon to be now? OUR IRISH-STYLE ALE POURS SLOWLY, ITS DARK GARNET-RED COLOR CASCADING INTO A RICH, THICK, CREAMY HEAD THAT WILL MAKE YOU WEEP WITH JOY.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blandoon (7) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 7, 2001 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2003 I"ve always liked Irish reds, and this one is no exception. A nice, well-balanced beer, with plenty of body, but not too heavy or bitter, more malty than hoppy. Bob"s 1st is Bob"s best, I happen to think.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drs (16) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2001
Deliciously malty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shadallion (534) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 5, 2001
Somewhere between an Irish Ale, a Scottish Ale, and a Red Ale, this is just good beer, my friends. Easy-going malt is the name of the game here, with a sweet-tart note running through a very mildly-hopped finish. Soothing and delicious.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 22, 2001
Fairly dark color, and a solid malt/hop aroma. Thin head. Flavor was thinner than I expected, with hints of tartness. Tartness followed into the aftertaste. Not my favorite - perhaps he got it better on his 2nd try...

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 9, 2001
This is the draught version of their Bob’s first ale, dispensed like a Guinness. It is quite excellent, with a rich, smooth, creamy mouthfeel and a hint of chocolate malts. I’d drink this over Cafferey’s any day of the week.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 5, 2000
A good ale, drinkable, decent malts and some hop presence. i liked it, but not as much as others from this fine brewery.


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