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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
italianjohn (2805) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2010
Dark red/brownish pour off white head .... sweet roasted malty aroma and a roasted nutty, caramel malt taste with a bitter sweet roasted finish ..... a different kind of irish red not just a caramel malt bomb here ... enjoyed it

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (2019) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a dark amber with a white head. Reminds me more of a scotch ale than a typical red. Primary taste seemed to be some sort of malty rye.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
halfonit (1306) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Pours a dark and deep amber color with a thick off white head. It seems to be a little cloudy. Aroma is of malts, coffee, and hops. Flavor is of malts, coffee milk, and some caramel. Leaves a coffee malt finish. This seems to be more like a winter ale to me. Similar to their Coffee Milk Stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAR 21, 2010
12oz Bottle, purchased at Wakefield Liquors - Wakefield, RI. Generic red malt aroma, plain and clean. Pours a very dark red-brown, with an off-white lacy head. Wow. This has got a really rich and deep satisfying caramelized malt flavor. Somehow completely unexpected. However, there’s some strong fresh hop bitterness, that may push it a little far, but otherwise, it’s enjoyable. I’m surprised. This has some really strong, delicious malt flavors from an unassuming Irish Red Ale. Nice work.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joebudzjoe (672) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Draft @ Monster B’s. Very dark ruby body. A simple well-rounded ale. Perfect session ale and perfect ale for a designated driver. Lots of flavor without too much ABV. Crispy and well-bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (5975) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
( 12oz bottle thanks to jkwalking05) Pours clear red with nice bubbles. Nose of brown sugar and sweetness. Taste is lightly bitter hops, with a watery/nutty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4782) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Bottle thanks to jkwalking05. The look is clear, brown in color, and has a small off white head. The smell is roasty, cocoa, chocolate, butter, and ok. The taste is roasty, slightly weak, malts, and cocoa.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12594) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2009
( 12oz bottle, courtesy of jkwalking05 ) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, cocoa, and toffee. Flavor of caramel, roasted malt, herbal hops, and light coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (5180) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2009
bottle thanks to jkwalking? deep amber pour with a cream head. roasted malts, caramel and chocolate on the nose. decent on the palate with flavors of chocolate and a roasty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2009
Bottle thanks to jkwalking05. Clear brown pour. Aroma is chocolate, caramel. Flavor is chocolate, unsweet cocoa.


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