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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
(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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bgburdman9 (861) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2007
C bus 7. Has a mild malty aroma with a light bitterness> A mild hop presence also nothing all that special. Drinkable though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsquire (3985) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2007
Out of a bottle at C-Bus 7. Amber color with a cream colored foamy head. The nose was of raw, dusty grains. I noticed lots of grainy astringency in here with a finish of grassy hops. Okay beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2007
C-bus 7. Lots of caramel malt in the aroma. Deep brown body. Medium palate. Light caramel taste with some roasted malts in the background and a faint bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2007
Columbus tasting 7 shared by LeopoldStoch.Very earthy aroma with some caramel in there as well.Pours a medium copper with a medium off white head.Caramel malt stood out in the flavor.Thin to medium mouthfeel with a bit of a sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2007
C-Bus 7 Bottle shared by butters: Poured a copper color with a white head. Aroma caramel fruits, some roasted notes. Flavor, fruity, caramel, some spicy hops. Not bad, definitely sessionable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 2, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2007 Poured into pint glass with a fizzy off white small head with a a dark red copper colour. Aroma is roasted malts and dark fruits. Taste is roasted malts, coffee and slight hints of dark chocolate. Body is thin with slight hop bitterness aftertaste that is short lasting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 24, 2007
Pours an amber red color with a white head. Aroma is of sweet and roasted malts. Flavor is malty with some roasted malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - APR 21, 2007
Poured a clear copper color with a large creamy off-white head. Aroma of sweaty feet. Vegetal. Mildly tart with a mild caramel. Appears to be lightly infieted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emerica56 (600) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 23, 2007
This beer was poured into a nice beer stein and didnt have tat much of a head to it. The smell is of hops and fruit and modertly potent. when you drink it you get the taste of malt and coffee but only a hint of coffee. still a good brew though definitly good for a spring beer. overall this beer has a good taste and does what it does best getting you drunk which in the end is the result that you ultimalty want.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drink4Satan (676) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 23, 2007
Pours a clear, red amber with a resilient yet short off-white head that laces in layers. Smells of toffee, roasted malt, and coffee. The taste is earthy, with hints of toffee and bready malts in the background. The finish is long and ends dry. A little on the thin side.

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