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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
At McSorley’s ale is well. McSorley’s Irish Pale Ale is from the old house at home. Established in 1854 in NYC and brewed by McSorley’s Brewery in Wilks-Barre, PA. Brewed in the tradition of the historic walls of McSorley’s Old Ale House. It took 116 years, the pressure of public opinion and ultimately the authority of a court order for McSorley’s to surrender. By the mid 1970s, McSorley’s allowed woman inside the bar at 15 E. 7th St for the very first time. Ah, but the owners did not completely forgo tradition, women would wait until 1986 to get their own restroom.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ed5388 (3171) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours a golden color with a small foamy off white head. Aroma and taste are the same. Old citrus fruit and sweet grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anthony850 (463) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Smooth and easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Awktoberfest (379) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Not bad. A bit of fruitiness in the taste... Easy to drink and probably a mass people pleaser. Not bad... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours light caramel golden in color with a thin white head. Has a light bready aroma with a touch of hops. Fairly easy drinking ale, not overly hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
shigadeyo (3633) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

10/06/2010: McSorley’s Irish Pale Ale... Aroma: Biscuit malt; floral and grassy hoppiness; edge of honey. Appearance: Very nice pour; rich golden color with a slight chill haze; fluffy and frothy heaf of beige-colored foam; moderate carbonation; lasting head. Flavor: Doughy honeycomb maltiness with a touch of toasty butterscotch in the middle; moderate floral and grassy hoppiness and bitterness; bright, leafy hops; dry, grassy and herbal finish; nicely balanced overall. Palate: Medium body; super smooth; slightly creamy; filling. Overall: Nice, enjoyable, mildly interesting; quite under-rated.

12 fl. oz. bottle from Party Town in Florence, KY. Rating #161 for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (2477) - - JUL 27, 2013
Caramel malt nose. Sweet malty flavor with little hops, dry alcohol finish. Does have a raw Irish character, but a bit too bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (3302) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Not much. Tastes malty and watery. Macro tasting with a bit more flavor maybe nutty and grassy in there with the metallic sweet backbone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (5567) - Arizona, USA - JUL 19, 2013
A good clean beer in between all the abortions I’ve been drinking June on jimmy dean

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hfmejias (1266) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured clear, copper in color with a nice off white head. Lots of lacing. Malty, caramel nose with some hints of hops... Taste is not great but it is a solid and drinkable malty (a bit too sweet) beer some hops are present but not that noticeable. OK Beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christpuncher (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2013
A pale ale with a lot of bite. Not very hoppy and kind of fruity. Not very smooth and is a beer I would not get again. Pours dark orange ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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