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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
The Irish Red Ale is an all-malt ale brewed with toasted caramel malt to naturally produce its signature red color. Its fruity nose and initial malt sweetness is a classic interpretation of the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SidewinderX (14) - Williamsburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2009
Pours a nice deep golden red with a fluffy head that persists. A slightly sweet aroma foreshadows the caramel earthy taste. Not a bad brew from A-B, much better than some of the other options in the "craft" pack.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2009
12oz bottle from Michelob sampler 12pk, pry off cap. pours deep mahogany red, light tan creamy head. Rich caramel malt, deep malt aroma. nice toasted grain smell. Full flavored malt. Toasted grain flavor is perfectly balanced with a crisp hop bitterness. Medium bodied, very impressing. A job well done by the brewers at A-B for these Michelob beers. Finishes with a slight dryness, bold sticky sweet toased malt, and a light crisp hop presence. textbook and well done. Cheers 6,5,8,5,14

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 25, 2009
bottle - Pours clear red. It has a mild toasted malt aroma. The flavor is stale toasted malt with a trace of hops. This watery, bland brew might be A-B’s latest attempt to compete with Killian’s (remember Killarney’s?), but it’s pretty much crap. Don’t bother.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddon90 (1617) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Pours a clear deep red color with a thin head. Light malty aroma. Some caramel as well. Malty taste with a dry finish. Not bad from Michelob.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (3576) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2009
Poured a deep red color with a nice fluffy white head. The smell was of slightly toasted malt. Taste of caramel and toasted malt, with some sweetness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaid6 (26) - Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2009
I got the Michelob craft beer variety 12 pack because of the price I like expensive beer but my banck account does not. It was good and i was suprised very drinkable

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - JAN 13, 2009
My buddy offered this up to me along with some of the others from the Mich mixed 12 and we came to the conclusion that this one had been fermented with old pennies in the secondary.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EithCubes (5616) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2009
Bottle. Sweet sticky caramel nose with a little low-bitterness earth and wood. Ruby-mahogany pour with a well-tanned, syrupy rocky head. Watery body, lightly bitter taste with earth and not-so-sticky caramel. Some light astringency and a hint of sourness, a bit of a muddle on the whole. And not so clean - actually a bit nasty with time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (2000) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2009
This was my favorite Michelob out of the ’Craft pack’ I purchased. Crisp medium bodied Irish Ale with roasted caramel malts and even a bit of a bite. It’s beers like this that remind me A-B is capable of making decent beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjuf1853 (1301) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Bottle from Michelob craft beer variety 12 pack. Pours a clear, dark, reddish amber color with a beige head. Caramel malt aroma. Sweet/bitter flavor of roasted malts with a slightly dry aftertaste.

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