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RATINGS: 320   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cblado (232) - Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear copper color, slight head. Aroma is malty, some sweet caramel notes as well. Flavor is extremely malty, with a crisp hop finish. Palate feels a bit thin. Overall, though, I enjoyed this beer very much. The flavor is quite a surprise, much maltier than I would expect.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2014
bottle. Amber with one finger head. Medium malt body. This strikes me as very earthy with a fair amount of crystal malt. I think it’s rather well done, but the flavors are not ones that I enjoy much.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (598) - Portage, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Dark amber pour with very thin layer of offwhite head and light lacing. Slightly roasted aroma, some carmel, grain, metallics and cream. Overall on the sweet side and very euro. Average carbonation, lighter mouthfeel and sour somewhat filmy finish. Nice carmel and bready malt flavor, very earthy, slightly floral, roasty chocolate that’s very evenly blended with euro metallic hops, a little melon too. Great amber with german flare.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HughConway (772) - Washington, USA - MAY 30, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours amber, off white head. Carmel aroma, taste is sweet clear carmel malt, nice finish. Overall a solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2728) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2014
This is an amber in the old American craftbrew style. To me, this means it is a malty beer and not just a slightly darker APA. All of these beer styles are great, it is just my wont to classify things. Ignore me if you wish. This one in particular has a nice copper color to it and a small head that nonetheless leaves a good bit of lace behind. The nose has a lightly floral note which seems to come from hops but the flavor is all about the malt. There is a solid caramel and toffee backbone and just a small amount of sweetness. The carbonation is crisp across the tongue and there is just a touch of earthy hop bitterness in the finish which serves to accent the malt. This is a nicely put together beer and a good example of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (953) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from New Glarus. Poured amber with white head. Aroma full of malt caramel musk. Light carb med bod. Semi sweet malty tang taste. Pretty classic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (497) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle, pour is amber, rich in color. Caramel malt in the aroma. Taste is caramel malt, bread and nuts.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1217) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
Reviewed from notes: cereal grains and floral notes on the aroma. Cereal, citrus, and earthy on the palate. Finishes with a slight hop bite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2827) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Atom. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Clear amber with a moderate off-white head. Bready caramel malt and astringent bitter weedy hops flavor. Body on the light side of medium, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1596) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle shared. Nose full of toffee a d crystal malt sweetness. Taste is similar. A little sweet. Pretty tasty for what it is.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (398) - Iowa, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle from New Glarus brewery. Nice bready aromas and flavors. Soft bitter finish. Not bad.


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