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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A red Irish ale...decidedly malty with a chocolate finish


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emeister84 (752) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Aromas of caramelized malts and subtle hops. Clear orange-red with a decently retaining white head. Well balanced, simple, not too dimensional. Smooth and easy to drink. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4125) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2014
On tap at the Merrifield location. Poured a dark copper-ruby red color with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma was notes of light malts, some caramel notes. Flavor was light, clean sweet caramel malts, touch toast at the end. Light, easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Draft. Served ice cold. I mean it had little ice chips floating in it. Once it thawed, the beer smelled like caramel and tasted similar with a background of milk chocolate. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - APR 8, 2006
(Merrifield) Off-white head atop clear copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, malty, caramel, light chocolate, earthy. Taste is medium sweet, earthy, caramel, peat, light lemon, herbal, lager yeast. Light-medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MullMan (1099) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2006
on tap at the sterling location. aroma is a bit grassy and refined sugar malt. clear medium copper color, thin light tan head. faint malt aroma. flavor is mild malt and a little hoppy. faint caramel malt in the finish. little to no aftertaste. high carbonation, watery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Foamy white head and clear, light amber color. Caramel malt character. Medium acidity and light piney hop presence. An average and unexciting Irish Ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2004
i liked this... a nice maltly little ale with an ok flavor. A good way to round out the afternoon

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2004
A regular red irish ale. Not spectacular. a bit on the malty side with a lightly hop finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Red-orange body with a creamy light tan head. Vrey nice glass lacing. Straight up, almost neutral, malt aroma. The flavor is also very neutral. Malt is the story with very little in the way of hops. Light watery body. (Served WAY too cold. Frosted glasses are a sin!)


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