Shot (154) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle. Pours ruby red with a white head. Good lacing. Aroma is rich caramel malt and popcorn. Flavors are buttery caramel with nutty notes. Mild hop bite with a hint of dark chocolate in the finish. Medium mouthfeel with fairly high carbonation. This ale is not terribly complex. The flavors are very straightforward--malty and nutty. Itís not bad at all. In fact, I rather like this ale. But it falls short of being truly great.
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
1.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Julie thinks its better than. Great Lakes Conway ale. Julie gives a 2.8
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
nakedwhendrunk (2197) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reviewed from old notes, March of 2012. Sorry for the late upload.
This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a fine ruddy red color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about less than a minute. Light lacing roamed around the glass.
The smell started off with a dry roasty caramel note and then allowed a decent sweet nuttiness to roll underneath my nose.
The taste was basically the same.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was definitely there with a basking sharpness but nothing overbearing. There was a light dry caramel aftertaste and finish.
Overall, I say this was a decent Irish Red ale I could do again, but Iíd have to trade for it or get my butt to Ohio to get it, until then...
alexsdad06 (5570) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle from Jungle Jims 2012 notes. Pours a dark orange amber color with a smaller white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted bready malts, light caramel, mild fruit, light earthy bitterness. Nothing bad, but nothing big that stands out either.
Maverick34 (2312) - New York, USA - APR 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Reddish brown pour. Whiteish head. Light caramels and a little bit of hops but kind of watery.
tillmac62 (216) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amber pour with a nice red hue. Very nice head and lasting lacing. Nose is of toast, nut and caramel sweet malt. Light bodied with medium carbonation. The flavor profile is a laid back blend of malt flavors that ends up being nicely complex and balanced. Like the nose, toast, nut and caramel float over a slight sweetness. The finish is smooth and at the end, Goldings are detected. A solid red ale.
steelhead3686 (244) - Athens, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a reddish copper with a medium white head. It has a sweet sugar aroma with a hints of roast hops. It has a medium sweetness with a hint of bitter. The body is medium with a thin texture. Iím not a fan of Irish ales but this is a very drinkable beer at 5.9% ABV, and I love that itís easy to find in Ohio.
JStax (3074) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a murky amber with a white head of foam that dissipates quickly. The aroma has interesting vanillaand toffee notes. Kinda reminds me of whisky. The taste is sweet for sure. Pretty enjoyable.
rosenbergh (7051) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle. (Jungle Jimís) Fairfield, OH.
My girlfriend chose this one for me.
Clear amber colour with a small white head.
Sweet malt, hops, candies and some darkness in the aroma.
Dark malt in the flavour. Not very interesting.
r464 (1938) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Malty, earthy, with a bit of pine and hops. The finish, however, thins out a bit. Not bad, but missing something.