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Rivertowne Patrick’s Poison

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This one is for the Irish in every one of us! Blessed with the perfect flavor combination of hops, this Irish red will put the Saint in your soul! Cheers to this high gravity offering and the good things that will come!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9857) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Shared at Craft. Poured turbid coppery toward ruby with off-white head. Nose was caramel malt, toffee, hops. Malty flavor, solid hops, finishes a bit sweet.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (3164) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2016
12oz can from Dave. Pours a clear dark amber color with a big foamy beige head. Aroma of amber malts, toffee, caramel, and molasses. Big syrupy nose. Taste of old citrus, toasted malts, grass, caramel/toffee, and earthy bitter hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (6098) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Full of crystal malt and earthy floral hops. Amber pour thin head. Flavors of iced tea crystal malt earthy hops. No flaws just not my cup of tea.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (5466) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2016
12oz can from Xroads via a 6pack. Poured a nice looking deep amber body with a frothy super eggshell colored head. Aroma of molasses, toffee, caramel, orange candy. Flavor drops off a lot, newspaper, cardboard, old hop flowers, toffee and caramel. Medium to full body, average carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
r464 (2257) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2016
8% ABV on the can. Light and malty, woody, a bit earthy. Long finish of hops and herbs.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NikkTwist (2660) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2016
Draft at Moriartys. Billed at 8.0%. Clear dark amber pour. Large head of off-white foam. Nice lacing. Medium-burnt caramel malts backed with a modest amount of earthy dry hops. Slightly burnt toast. Dark citrus. Mandarin peels. Mango. Blood oranges. Bitter marmalade. Aroma is a bit anticeptic. Flavor (and body) is full but the palate is pretty thin. Harsh but ABV is fairly well hidden.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2014
12oz can. Poured a deep amberish color with an off white head. Caramel, earth, with some lighter fruitiness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
callmemickey (4216) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
I am not sure putting "poison" in the name is a good move. Dark amber body, medium sized creamy light tan head, spotty lacing. Caramel and toffee malts, grainy. One way to make a red ale worse is to make it an imperial red ale. Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, sweet finish.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5252) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2014
This rare/new beer from a can that says 8%. Somewhat volatile strong malty aroma. Looks a little viscous with creamy alabaster head. Slightly cloudy vanilla yellah. Taste is well, kick you in the teeth, knock you in the head, rototill into my tongue, warm down the throat. Big long drawn out high alky medicinal finish. Did I say this hides the alky well? Well, if you believe that I’ll tell you that chickens have lips. However, if you like high alky beers, don’t pay attention to my numbers. Give it a try. Typical american strong ale. BTW, I think I’m gettin dizzz - eeeeeeee. I guess its doing what it set out to do.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (2332) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2014
This one is a little too hop forward for me, but otherwise pretty good, though better Irish reds out there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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