Brewed by Beaus Brewing Co.
Style: Irish Ale
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
A strong (6.5% abv) interpretation of an Irish Red Ale. Part of the batch has been aged in wheat whiskey barrels, and then reintroduced adding subtle wood and vanilla nuances.
History & Style
Strong Patrick is based on an Irish Red, an ale style that is lightly hopped, well rounded and balanced, with a pleasant toasted malt character. A celebration of the traditional style just in time for St. Patricks Day!
Tasting Notes
This is a luscious, red-hued ale with a malty backbone, showcasing toasty and toffee notes complemented by some warming alcohol & whiskey flavours. These combine with underlying wood & vanilla nuances added through contact with oak.
Food Pairings
Brewmaster Matthew OHara suggests pairing with creme brulee, and of course some traditional soda bread and Irish stew.
Technical Specs
Alc./Vol.: 6.7%
Ingredients: Local Spring Water, Organic BarleyMalts, Organic Hops, Irish Ale Yeast.
Malts: Organic 2-Row, Organic Munich, Organic Carafoam, Organic Cara 60, Organic Cara 120, Organic Carafa, Organic Roast Barley
Hops: Organic Pilgrim
IBUs: 24
OG: 16.4P
FG: 3.5P

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
schedia (14) - - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle 600ml. Poured a clear copper beautiful color with a medium beige colour head and some lacing. Aroma of whiskey, vanilla and sweet caramel malt. Taste brings up caramel malt, vanilla, cherries, dark fruits. No taste or aroma of hops. Good carbonation. A very well balanced strong Red Ale. A great beer. I would love to pair it with creme Brulee as the knowledgeable Brewster Matthew O Hara suggests!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
encoreenboisson (15) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2017
Ces sacrs Irlandais, il faut toujours quil nous apporte une tempte de neige la St-Patrick et, cette anne, on en a eu toute une. Disons quaprs une semaine Cuba, je men serais pass. Je me suis dit, pour passer au travers, jai besoin de quelque chose de fort, alors je suis tomb sur cette bonne bire ontarienne. Je laurais imagin plus costaude et froce. Javais mme peur delle, mais cest juste une belle grande rousse enrobe et vanille, toute dans la dlicatesse.
Nez: Caramel - Brl - pices
Bouche: Noix - Caramel - Vanille

Dguste la St-Patrick le 17 mars 2017

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (2535) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2012
Probably the best beer Ive had from Beaus. Up front lots Of malt. Toffee, roasted cereal, sort of like Cheerios. Back end is whiskey sweet. Nice alcohol warmth but not overbearing. Pours orange-red with a hazyness. Head faded quickly. Taste was mostly sweet. Creamy in mouth with low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (4425) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
Ruby red bordering on brown, small beige head. Big bready, doughy sweet chewy malts. This is bordering doppelbock territory. As soon as the big malts die down, there is a nice shot of roasted nuts, and some herbal woodiness. Body is a little thick, and the carb is a tad low, but im not surprised. The finish is nutty, roasty, and sweet. Its all wrapped in a sweet woody, malty blanket, quite nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdettweiler (57) - KITCHENER, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
Clear red with lots of bubbles and a thick beige head that rapidly settles down, leaving barely a trace. Aroma is very faint, but good - toasty caramel malts, vanilla, wood and whiskey. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Taste is treacle, toasty malts, bitter cherry, vanilla with very light hops and whiskey coming through in the end.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
600 ml bottle. Pours a clear ruby reddish dark amber with a resilient beige head. Aroma is red berry, caramel, wood, vanilla and whisky. Flavor is caramel, brown sugar, red candy, red apple, cherry. Finish is vanilla, wood, herbal and earthy. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel and average carbonation. Awesome!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperTiti33 (888) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2013
Rousse. Belle mousse généreuse. Nez: dominance caramel. Malté. Léger arôme de rôti. Bois. Toffee. Bouche: sucré. Très caramélisé. Nougat. Toffee. Un peu de café. Bonbon. Je ne vois pas vraiment le vieillissement en fût de whisky à part peu être une touche de vanille. Très axé sur le sucre mais c'est pas déplaisant du tout, au contraire.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stephane_Houle (229) - - JUN 30, 2015
Apparence: D?une couleur caramel fonc translucide, elle est coiffe d?une bonne mousse d?une bonne dure. Effervescence lgre avec des bulles de taille moyenne. Armes: Au nez, ce sont des armes de malt caramlis franc. Saveurs: En bouche, cest un corps moyen. Au got, cest des flaveurs de malt caramlis accompagn de notes de whisky et de vanille. Finale moyenne, avec une lgre effervescence et idem pour lamertume. Commentaires: Excellente bire! Jaime vraiment beaucoup laccord entre le ct caramlis (typique plusieurs whisky) et le whisky. Fiche technique Style: Bire Irlandaise Format: 500 ml Taux d?alcool : 6,7% Temprature: 7C - 10C IBU: 24

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patlab (23) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2013
Lovely beer that has a rich amber colour with an aroma of caramel and bourbon. Loved this beer. The large bottle is a bit much, wouldve preferred a smaller size, but overall this beer is pretty darn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
samzim (417) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2017
Malty aroma with notes of dates and yeast. Clear ruby colour. Sweet front with flavours of caramel and nuts. Medium body with lively carbonation. Quite a tasty brew.

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