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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6470) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2004
Bottled. Dark amber with a beige head. Sweet aroma with milk-chocolate. Really milky and chocolaty flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 3, 2006
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Smells of roasted malt, nutty and sweet chocolate. Tastes oakey with some decent coffee flavors and mellow nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5892) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Poured a maroon color with a large off white head and some lacing. Caramel malt and some sweet fruit in the aroma. Nice creamy, roasted malt taste, some light fruits, and hops as well. Slightly oily mouthfeel. Not what I was expecting, this was nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5879) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 8, 2005
Brownish red, with a small but compact head. Nice rich aroma. Gently sweet flavors of chocolate, caramel at first, and on to crisp, clean finish that carries some notes of, I donít know, pine, maybe?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5870) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2005
Bottle courtesy of jasonp. Dark ruby with a small tan head. Nose is sweet maltiness, light hops, and faint caramel. taste is more light hops and light bitterness overtop of a lightly toasted malt and light caramel backbone.Very drinkable. Body is medium with a nice carbonation feel. Finish is more toasty malts and carmael with light earthy hops and a hint of fruit. Nice session style beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (5680) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 13, 2004
Bottle: Poured a medium black color ale with a medium head that disappeared way too fast. Aroma is comprised of roasted malt (probably some oatmeal). Taste is also dominated by roasted malt, so much that I almost though I was drinking a light stout, and the end was also bitter. Overall, this is an average beer that seems to sit between two style (Irish ale and dry stout).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
notalush (5636) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2002
One of my favorite magic hats. Interesting mix of flavors with a nice, chocolate finish. It does have a very strange mouthfeel, but itís one that grows on you. It is really like no other beer out there. However, every once and a while the I get a bottle with an unusual level of bitterness, which makes me lower the rating a little.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5460) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2003
I suppose the 'red' colour they describe should be real, but my beer is definately dark brown in colour. No red, not even in highlights. A dense light brown head tops the beer as well. A very malty, chocolaty smell comes up as well. The first sip of the beer has some flavour, but after the first sip, there is no taste nor aftertaste to this beer. This is what the case was for all 3 of my previous Magic Hat beers, and I will suppose all their beers are like this. Too bad I have one more left. After that one, I will never buy Magic Hat again...seriously, save your money for something worthy for the money, such as Allagash, Victory or DogFishHead.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5373) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 10, 2005
Ruby chestnut color with an absolutely hugh head of beige bubbles. Lightly toasted rye bread with a thin layer of orange marmalade. Quite clean, dry and fresh. Acidic malt with dark chocoalte, cedar and toasted nuts. Quite irish. Dry malt linger with a touch of spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5351) - Newark, California, USA - APR 1, 2004
Medium brown color. Small to medium head. Aroma is fruity, malty and rather sweet. A medium bodied Irish Red Ale. Malts are fruity and sweet and somewhat roasty. Hops are spicy and floral. Nice roasty malt flavors. Touch of orange and spice here as well, must be the yeasts. Well balanced. Smooth taste. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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