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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Brewed for McSorley’s Ale House, the oldest continuously operating pub in New York City. We brew McSorley’s Ale with carefully malted barley and European style hops to create a light-bodied, aromatic, Irish-style specialty ale. Craft-brewed with the same care and attention to detail that has made McSorley’s a regional favorite since John McSorley’s 1854 arrival in the United States.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (3003) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2003
Draft, at Comiskey Park, that's right, on tap at Comiskey Park. A great find among the too many taps of Miller Gangster Disciples and Lite. Has a nice fruity hop nose on a decently amber body. A sweet caramel malt taste with a banana flavor (or is that phenol?). Balanced with milder northern hops. A good beer to enjoy, even in a plastic cup, while watching the Sox "Mess with Texas" to the tune of 7-1! And on Elvis Night, to boot!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jflopsu (1198) - New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2016
Pours a clear light orange. A watered down and very faint grain aroma. A pilsner like taste full of grains and some malts. Lingering dry grain aftertaste. Very simple beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mintzmeet (445) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Well..it's alright. Great bar atmosphere. Real ny. Not great beer. Could drink a lot tho.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gonzin (182) - ARGENTINA - AUG 25, 2015
Probada en Corner Bistro, West Village. Buena Ale. Tradicional de Manhattan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (1286) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Tan pour, quick head.. Malt nose. Sweet. Middle is light caramel malt. smooth but unassuming finish. Good with conversation, weak on it’s own.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maverick34 (2984) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2014
From the bar. Yellow orange. Foamy. Some grains. Nothing special here. Designed in bulk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (1621) - Besançon, FRANCE - NOV 23, 2013
A la pression. Bière blonde trouble, facile à boire. Une pointe d’amertume, un peu de houblon mais une rondeur globale plutôt agréable. La boire au Mc Sorley’s à NYC lui donne tout son intérêt.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
pras (577) - Maryland, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Brings back good memories of hanging in NYC when underage. Love this place if only for the memories of a wild night. Motto of this place, if you aren’t drinking, you need to give up your seat and leave. Don’t remember much about the beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
haukur (1742) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 30, 2012
brings back memories of 2007 and 2008. Certainly not very tasty but not bad either, very good for a really really drunk session as the dive of a bar macsorleys is. Does down easily in a pub where the beer is not really the best thing about it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (1331) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Good beer, but not great...could drink only a couple prob.. Fairly heavy and slightly chocolaty

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcmisko (356) - New York, USA - JUL 9, 2012
On tap. Pours golden color with fluffy white head. Smells like malts. Taste is malty and dry hopped. Balance, light, not bad.

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