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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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This authentic amber Irish ale is slow brewed with a blend of three malted barleys and finished with four varieties of hops. Then we dry-hopped in the lager tank to add a spicy note to warm your winter evenings. Expect this beer to be a beautiful copper-red, with a fruity ale body and a spiced hop finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TChrome (1417) - Bedford, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2004
Nice amber color with a mostly diminishing off white head. Aroma is malty with a little spiciness. Flavor has some nice malty roastiness with hint of smoke. This is about as good as ambers get.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
balke13 (156) - MIssoula, Montana, USA - FEB 4, 2004
pours a nice amber color with a relatively thin white head that is quite bubbly and dissipates quickly, malty sweet aroma with a hint of fruit, nice medium body with a strong malty flavor and undertones of fruit with a dry finish with a perfect amount of hoppiness...i really like this amber ale especially on a cold and snowy night here in wisconsin

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdog76 (85) - madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2004
I really liked this one. It had a very smooth taste that was unique. It was my first Red Ale and I was impressed. Nice aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2004
Clear coppery color, nice diminishing head and lacing. Malty caramel aroma. The flavour has a good dose of malt and fruity hopps. Aftertaste is dry and earthy. Another nice job by the people at New Glarus.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
howie (549) - DeForest, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2004
Brilliant amber-red color, coarse head dissipates quickly. Very malty and a little sweet without being cloying. Fruity aromas and flavors. Very light hallertauer character, most noticable in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
steview (1019) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 24, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2003 The beer looks nice and it smells nice. There's a good Irish upfront with some sweet malty caramel taste to slide down and into your tummy. Has a nice little spice in the finish. It's a cozy beer. i need to re-rate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6019) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2003
A nice reddish hue and tan head, which goes quickly. Carmel, hazelnut, and coffee tones in the aroma. Sweet malt taste with just a little hoppiness. Warm and full mouthfeel and sweetbread aftertaste. A good ale compared to the rest of the genre.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hennes (934) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2003
Huh - the do still make good earthy stuff at NG - I was getting worried after the last two blasts of heavy sweetness. This one is weet, too, but in a more restrained way - a plesant toothsome edge quilted in with the spicy hops and decent malt backbone. Nice stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
awaller05 (305) - Sharon, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 3, 2003
Sweet smell with a copperish undertone. Taste was decent as I took my first taste. Found the glass being empty quick with this one. One of the deepest red ales I've seen.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
I.C.suds (189) - Da U.P. eh?, Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2003
A nice red ale that reminded me of homebrew. The price is right. Cheers to the brewery for effort though.


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