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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Rooney family is no stranger to the beer and pub business. Their roots go back to the turn of the 20th century when Dan Rooney opened the family’s first pub on the corner of Corey and General Robinson Streets where Three Rivers Stadium later stood in Pittsburgh,PA. In 1933, the family entered the brewing business in Braddock, PA. Today the family celebrates both its Celtic and Pittsburgh Pride with the next generation of brews starting with Rooney’s Old Irish Style Ale


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tricountybeer (167) - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Pours a deep brown with a large light brown head. Good flavor with a caramel malt, light hop, light on the yeast,full body, creamy texture, clean finish

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ukntcme (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2012
A friend gave me one of these in a 120z bottle tonite. Reminded me of Seirra Neveda IPA. Toasted Malt with an earthy after taste. Nice complex mouth feel. I enioyed it so much a ran over to the beer distributor and bought a case tonite.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Not sure if it was the end of the night or the lines weren’t clean but i didn’t enjoy this as much as other folks. Had a slighty metallic and astringent taste to it. Nothing much redeeming except for the color was a very nice deep amber.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wiszard (19) - Derry, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Bottle states blending of an Irish Style Red Ale and an American Amber Ale. This is a good beer for everyday drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3701) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 3, 2012
The wait staff told me it was like a Killian’s but reminded me more of German dunkel. Very smooth taste and mellow. A pleasant surprise.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Draft... Clear dark-copper ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aromatic standouts are toasted malts, dates and a pleasant nuttiness. Medium to full-bodied and creamy with prickly carbonation. The flavor presents notes of toasted malt and caramel up front; maple and medium bitterness on the backside. Lengthy, minerally, fairly bitter finish. Go Steelers!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (8090) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2012
6 pack from Giant Eagle. Pours a deep mahogany hue with a small white head. The aroma is light caramel and toasted malts. The flavor is a sweet mix of chocolates and caramel, some dryness. Pretty clean. Almost porter-like at times.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GTAEgeek (1843) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2012
On tap at a pub in Palm Beach Airport. Pours dark brown with reddish hues and a medium, tan head. The aroma is toffee and caramel malts, light earthy and floral hops. The flavor is sweet and malty, with faint bitterness in the finish. The palate is medium to heavy, sticky, and a fairly astringent. Overall, this is a malt bomb, with a fair hop profile for balance. Not too bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nate (3998) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Mild grain and caramel aroma with light hops, a bit fruity and nutty. Dark copper amber clear with thin off-white lacing head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Starts dry with nutty sweetness, caramel, and some mild esters. Big hop presence with nutty bitter finish and after.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dpjuart (1101) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Pours red orange with pillowy, beige head. Good lacing. Sugary caramel nose, toffee. Caramel and bread, mild hops and sugary metallic finish


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