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RATINGS: 746   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Ireland’s first and last Ard Ri (high king) of the whole Gaelic race, Brian Boru was born in Munster Ireland around 940. His mother was killed by Vikings when he was a child. He spent his life uniting the Irish tribes to become the first king of Ireland, only to be killed at Clontarf on Good Friday, 1014 putting down a rebellion by the King of the province of Leinster. Brian Boru Irish Brand Red Ale is a very rich caramelly ale with toffee, citrus, and pineapple aroma. Brian Boru is brewed with several malts and Amarillo hops. Slainte!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ home.

Clear medium orange amber colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried berry, wood, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dried berry, woody. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110604]

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34879) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2013
From tap at Mikkeller & Friends. Pours hazy orange to brown with a small off white head. Crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity. Toasted malty and grapefruity. Bitter, smooth fruity and lingering toasted malty and crisp hoppy finish,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Pours a clear, dark amber with an off-white head. Lovely soft aroma of caramel and aroma hops. Medium body with sweetish caramel notes and lovely aroma hops. Very harmonious and smooth. A nice Secret Santa gift from Immy. 290806

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (23375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller & Friends Hazy orange-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops, pine needles and cardamom. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles, peaches and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20934) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2005
Bottled. Clear ruby, brief head. Rich lychee aroma. Light to medium bodied with very clean mouthfeel. Some crystal malt flavour beneath a fluffy blanket of aromatic hops. Bitter, yet aromatic finish. Nice, but one-dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19167) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2013
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a dark amber color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel hoppy aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy spicy caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14706) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller bar, Stefansgade. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, nuts and hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
Draught at Three Floyds Brewpub. Clear deep red/amber - white head. Nice hoppy, nelson hoppy, petroleum, caramel, light sweet malty, toasted, bisquit, citrus, toffee, cereal notes. Very nice, not very irish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13853) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
Keg at Mikkeller & Friends post-CBC one night in 2013. Pours clear amber with a foamy, off-white head. Good beer with a character predominantly composed of pine, caramel and bready malts. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Bready malt finish with mellow piney hops and toasty sugars. If you like malts, this is where it’s at.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (13626) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller, Stefansgade. Hazy dark amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 030513


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