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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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(March 1st- April 30th) Deep ruby red in color, this well balanced ale has roasted malt tones and a crisp hop character. It is in the Irish tradition and comes just in time for springtime thunderstorms.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3232) - New York, USA - APR 26, 2016
Another brew in the mediocre brew mass purchase made for guests who drank none. Reddish pour small head. Nose is herbal and brown sugar. Tastes of toasted malt, brown sugar, caramel, herbal, light red fruit, and thatís it. Semi sweet palate.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
katrinaez (1098) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2016
Amber color and mild hoppy aroma. Standard red taste, a little watery. Decent red but nothing special. On tap at cask fest.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3162) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours caramel brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bread and mild nuts. Flavor of toasted malts, caramel, grains and had some nuttiness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark copper. Dominant caramel malts and some dark fruit. Interesting choice for a spring release but, very solid all around. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
Draught @ Taproom, Coastal Extreme Brewing Company, Newport, RI
Pours clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, nuts, caramel, malt dust and hint of chocolate. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long malty, nutty and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Itís more like a brown ale but still very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at the taproom. Almost clear in the glass, dark amber in color and with a small, dense, beige head. Nutty, earthy, roasted aroma with a nice fruityness and a piney touch. Coffee hints. The flavor has a nice bitterness, itís dry and medium to full bodied and a nice carbonation level. Roasted malts, bread, nuts and coffee hints. All lasting for a good while. Pretty wonderful this one, would go well with burger, cheese, pizza and lots of other good food. 150607

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3380) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2015
Pours a clear copper color with aroma of caramel, bread, and toasted malt. Caramel and fruit sweetness with toasted malt and some grain. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5735) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear light amber body under a one finger frothy beige head that had decent retention. The nose is fairly dry with some earthy malt and some minimal hopping. Thereís a bit of caramel in there, but itís not central to the aroma. The flavor is a little overly grainy with toasted and dry husky grain. Just the lightest bitterness on the finish Itís a bit rough in texture, but at least itís not overly sweet. Light bodied with fizzy carbonation. Decent effort at the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9364) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Caponeís. Pours coppery ruby with khaki head. Nose is caramel malt, earth, cacao, hops. Tastes caramel malty, with earthy notes, vinous fruit, toffee, hops, a bitter finish. Decent

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 20, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Nikkiís Liquors. Pours a clear amber with a large foamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel. toasted malt, spicy hops. The taste is caramel, nutty notes, piney, earthy hops. Medium bodied, refreshing, decent balance.


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