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Brewed by Northampton Brewing Co. (NB)
Style: Irish Ale
Fredericton, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A hearty meat ‘n’ potatoes Irish-style ale. Its malty sweetness coats the palate like candy, and is offset in the finish with spicy Goldings hops.

Mildred’s Irish Ale is the Irish Red dry-hopped with local Goldings hops from Southan Farms.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8384) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2004
Floral hop aroma. Mahogony red. Biting but also mettalic. Peppery and creamy, sourish finish. An interesting session it was. Bit of nuts. . Light even watery on palate. Nice effort and pleasant surprise again from New Brinswick. Thanks for sharing Mr_kimchee

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (7746) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2004
Red fruit with a light citrus touch...Lacks caramel for the style and focuses too much on the sweet, cough-dropiness of the fruity (cranberry, cherry) malt...Light roastiness tries to add complexity but the overcarbonation shies it away...Thanks OKBeer!!...

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2004
Fruity, brown sugar, mocha yogurt aromas. Clear brown with off-white head that recedes to ring. Fruity up front chased by roasted malt bitterness. Light body. High carbonation. A bit watery. Bottle (sampled with MartinT and Rastacouere). Thanks OKBeer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6122) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2004
Reddish brown hue. Nice head initially quickly becomes a decent off-white film. That’s one shy nose, which I guess is fine with the style. There’s a mild roasted malt character in here as well as a cranberry fruitiness and a nougat coffee thing going on. Palate is fruity with more of that fruity roasted nuts, cherries, maybe maple even as this is quite sweet. The beer in itself is drinkable, but the style’s potential is so limited in my opinion.. A bit overcarbonated mouthfeel, rather thin. Mild Bitter finish. Your average beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2004
Amber-chestnut colour. Fruit aroma (apricot, plum) with liquorice, hint of bubblegum. Fruity palate - plums and bubblegum again, with watermelon. Background of light bitterness and wood. Kent Goldings seldom do it for me, but if they do you'll probably like this more than I as it is a decently made, balanced beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKBeer (1170) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2004
Dark red/amber colour with a frothy, mostly lasting off-white head. Aroma is toffee and a bit of milk chocolate. Flavour is moderately sweet (toffee and caramel) and nutty. Somewhat sour finish with a nice smooth surrounding bitterness. Medium bodied, slightly creamy, but refreshing mouthfeel.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
swiseman (425) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 1, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2004 This is a great red beer! Certainly one of the best that I have had. It has a very flavourful taste and a good aftertaste - reminds me of dark chocolate. I highly recommend this one for anyone visiting the Maritimes!!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2004 Pours dark ruby colour, with a smallish off white head. Aroma is a light but a bit of sweet malt sneaks out. Bit waifishly thin, flavour is on the sweet side with earthy Irish ale notes. Enjoyed it on draught at Rye's Deli in Fredericton NB.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 1, 2003
Great tasting treat from close to home. ark red yummy color with a smooth slightly hoppy finish.


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