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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This traditional red ale gets its unique color from an interesting blend of pale, caramel and roasted malts which promote a sweetness that’s then balanced with crisp, authentic English-style hops. A very unique and drinkable red that’s also favored by amber-lovers. And not only on St.Paddy’s day, but the other 364 days of the year as well.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bradtheiss (4) - Bristol, Connecticut, USA - JUN 9, 2014 does not count
Great flavor, very mellow. Very little if any aftertaste. Creamy Irish red.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tailgater (1) - USA - APR 3, 2014 does not count
Great taste. Goes down smoothly. Nice kick. One of those beers that just feel good going down.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 30, 2013
hazy red ale, oily top. Cheesy marshmallow sweet nose, blech. Flavor equally sweet, nearing sugar water, light caramel and cardboard. Hints of chocolate, but empty and oily.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Poured an amber color with an off-white head. Roasted, toasted, earthy malts. Flavor was notes of bitter malts, earthy notes. Pretty good, sweet malts, with nutty notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Adam of Somalia, thanks! Clear maroon brown color, small off white head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is similar.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9446) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, dates, spicy and earthy hops. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium to light body, medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ken1 (866) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
A fruity flavor with nutty notes and a nice bitterness. Color is redish brown with a white head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10595) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle shared by Ken1. Clear reddish amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and some dark malts. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 140913

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1208) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Pours a deep brown with a thick frothy tan head. Aroma of chocolate malt and nut. Taste starts out with a blend of malt and slight tang of hops. The best is the finish where lingering notes of chocolate linger well after you are finished. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3322) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Got this in Steurbridge, MA. Pours a ruddy amber coloe with a beige head. Light lacing. Nose of roasted malts. Medium body. Flavor shows chocolate and some fruit. Decent.


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