HonusWagner (1746) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Malty irish red ale with light caramel sweetness and minimal hop bitterness. The kind of beer you get people into beer with, in the best way possible. In an alternate universe this beer is clamored for like Fat Tire once was.
BREWMUSKCLES (2402) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
it is a nice Irish style amber. smooth with a light malt and hop in the foam and a bit of caramel to enhance the smoothness. finishes again beery and i like the brown hue in the brew, moderate mouthfeel not at all annoying.
SG111 (612) - New York, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Canned. Dark red copper color, small tan head. Aroma is malty, sweet, Caramely. Flavor is lots of sweet rich caramel Malts with a slight hoppiness in the finish. Medium carbonation. Best red ale I’ve had. Shocked at how good this is.
Art (2310) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can to tasting glass. Reddish brown clear pour. Aromas of herbs, caramel, earth. Taste I fairly roasty for the style. Sweet but clean. Nothing terrible but nothing outstanding.
Beerman6686 (5390) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
This poured a lighter red color with a white head. Aroma was of caramel , grassy hips, and metal. Flavor was cracked red wheat, earthy metal, grassy hops and dirt.
cheap (4626) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had this at the 2014 RB Pittsburgh Summer Gathering at Horny Devel’s place. Actually it was after the equinox at the beginning of fall, but DILLIGAF. Big thanks to James & Michelle for hosting such a nice spread of quality beers and for this particular beer a GIANT thanks goes out to artmcd8. Nice gentle yeasty aroma. Friendly big head. Poured from a can. Barely any co2 on the palate. Has some body to it. No real ill ale attributes. Overall, I found this quite acceptable. Does have a tad of saddle in there on the finish. Yes, pretty good darker beer experience.
Clarkdvm (293) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Sweet aroma. Medium body. Caramel mixed with malt. Not bitter. Very smooth red/brown ale. Above average
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasted on 9/24/14 from a 12oz can received as an extra in a trade. Pours a clear burnt umber with an average white head that leaves average lace, with some sticking to the inside of the glass. The nose is malty dark bread with just a hint of herbal hops. The flavor is the same bread malt and somewhat peppery herbal hops with just the lightest hint of smoke. The body is just under medium with lively carbonation, and a medium bread malt and very light hint of smoke finish.
UDBeernut (2187) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
can pours red, mostly translucent. toasted malt, balanced, some flowers and citrus in the finish that linger just a little. medium body that feels a little syrupy.
jgb9348 (5122) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep ruby and light brown coloured body with a crisp, cola-coloured glow and a thin tan head. Aroma of nuts, earth, alcohol and some subtle hops. Medium-bodied; Strong caramel and nutty flavour with a lot of earth and malt noticeable, coupled with some alcohol bite and a hint of rye or grain. Aftertaste is fairly one-dimensional with a hint of caramel and sweetness at the end. Overall, a decent Irish Red with some nice light complexity. Neat to try, but I was expecting a bit more when this was brewed at Cigar City. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased yesterday at Good Beer in New York, New York for US$2,39 on 19-July-2014 sampled on the train from New York to home in Washington on 20-July-2014.