cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can from Plaza Liquors - Pours a clear deep mahogany color with a medium size light tan head. Nice layered lacing. Aroma and flavor is caramel malt and esters. Medium body. Taste like your typical Irish ale. Worth a try
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can. Rating #18. Nice looking beer, dark red with a little amber and pretty clear as well with a nice creamy light tan head. Light toasty aroma with a bit of caramel. Mold malty flavor, light sweetness and a little more toast, decent stuff. (2828)
unclemike (2152) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
tap Aroma is sweet, of cream, sugar, and malt. Flavor features malt, candy sugar, toffee, and a strange skunkiness. Not terrible, but definitely on par with my (low) expectation
jandd1983 (2043) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
It poured a dark red color with small white head. The aroma was of subtleness and sweetness. The taste was of caramel malt balanced by some slight hoppy bitterness. It had a medium body with a sticky mouthfeel and a slightly bitter finish. Not bad.
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz can that I got a case of for cheap. Dark red-brown color, good head. Smells super malty, not bad. Flavor is robust and malty, cereal, sort of surprising given the abv. Good session beer even though its a little darker in color. Santa Fe makes some pretty decent beer.
Serving type: can
Reviewed on: 08-25-2012 01:14:58
Bif (1256) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Served a deep amber color with a thick head and ample lacing. Aroma of malt, bit of citrus and caramel sweetness and grain in the background. Taste is malty with some caramel sweetness, bit of citrus and grain. Nice bitterness and a malty finish. Medium body, smooth and creamy with a nice touch of character. Enjoyable beer that is refreshing and a leg up on most ales of this style.
ronaldtheriot (1061) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - FEB 13, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Santa Fe Irish Red Ale has a thick, somewhat soapy, cream-colored head, a mostly clear (with a slight haze), rust-red appearance, lots of bubble streams, and a good amount of lacing left on the glass. The aroma is not too strong, but one can detect sweet, bready, crusty malt, and a slight citrus note. Taste is of all of those elements, with a noticeable tannin quality. Bitterness is low. The mouthfeel is light to medium and a bit soft, and Santa Fe Irish Red Ale finishes refreshing, easy-going, and delicious. I recommend checking this one out! RJT
EtTuCthulhu (846) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2014 The aroma blends caramel and bread malts with dough yeast, and the appearance fuses a clear reddish brown color with a large white head. The taste has a mild sourness, slight umami, and a touch of sweetness, and the palate fuses a thick and slick texture, medium body, soft carbonation, and a long malty finish.
smaynard6000 (510) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark red with small white head. Aroma is subtle and sweet. Flavor of caramel malt balanced by some slight hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied with sticky mouthfeel and slightly bitter finish. Pretty good.
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pretty mahogany color. Smell is of caramel malts, some sweetness. Taste is caramel malts, a touch of hops. Overall a good quality beer.