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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A classic Irish-style Red Ale brewed to celebrate the St. Patrick’s season. Brewed with a variety of malts to give a deep red color and a smooth caramel flavor. SULLIVAN’S IRISH ALE a most "quaffable" ale that is sure to please the Irish and non-Irish alike. Smooth, malty and easy-drinking, this brew won a Silver Medal at the World Beer Cup 2000.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8569) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2006
Tap at the brewery. Dark brown beer with a thin white head. Sweet toasty aroma, some nice bready, crackery malts. A bit of brown sugar and light molasses. Flavour is fairly sweet with toasty rye-like notes. Nice malty complexity without being overly sweet. Soft earthiness and a light herbal flavour as well. Toasted nuts and faint anise. Very nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 3, 2007
Pour seemed to look a bit darker than the picture to the left- light thin foamy creamy grayish head, slight lace. Aroma is toasted malts, light munich, sharp lightly metallic caramel malts, and floral and tea-like hops. Somewhat weaker flavor, toast, metallic malts, light sweetness- some nuttiness, and an earthy bitter finish. Pretty smooth though.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
notalush (5000) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2003
A great red irish ale, and I'm not a big fan of these either. Perfect red/copper color, slight malts in the nose. Highly wheaty and malty at the same time. An irish ale like I have never had.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Strongly sweet, hints of tobacco in the nose, creamy/buttery palate at the front but somewhat thin on the end. Decent, but I'm not going to make a fuss about it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3539) - Laurel, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2007
On tap at the SPH. Pours a lovely red with a thin white head that receded to a ring. Light malt in the aroma along with some brwon sugar. The flavor was also somewhat malty. The sweetness detected in the nose has a much lighter presence in the flavor. Well proportioned hoppy finish. Very quaffable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2009
On tap at the Publick House. Pours a clear amber with a small tan head. Aroma of oatmeal malt and light hops. Flavor of sweet malt and some bready notes. Pleasant and easy to drink. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2004
Deep copper color with a smallish head. Not too much going on for an Irish Ale. Lively mouthfeel with a sharp hop bite and not too much malt to balance it out.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2007
Tap at SPH - Dark amber, creamy white head. Nose held soft notes of toasted chocolate and florals. Malty flavor up front is well balanced by the soft hoppy bitterness. Light to medium bodied, light carbonation, soft bittersweet finish. Very drinkable...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2009
Tap at SPH. Aroma of caramel, toffee, big nougat malt, all malt, all rich, all sweet. Flavor the same, so rich, nougaty, and sweet, but appropriately so, never sugary or cloying. Rich and luscious.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2004
Ruby red with amber streaks and a fluffy white head. An easy drinking amber colored beer with average malt character and light hops. Toffee and whole grains in the malt with slightly bitter, non-descript hops. Fairly dry in the finish. Clearly not the most exciting offering from SPH.


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