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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An Irish-style red ale with the strength of an English strong ale. Full-bodied, malty and alcoholic. Not too hoppy in order to emphasize the complex malt flavor and fruity aroma. The ruby red color hints at its rich caramel maltiness.

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3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrownDogBeer (50) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 26, 2009
Draft at BJ’S on Hayden Island. Pours a med dark amber with a light tan head. It has a aroma of malt..Overall taste is of malt. Has a mild finish.


3.7
DocLock (11048) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2017
Draft. Hazy ruby pour with tan head. Caramel malt in the nose, red winey fruit. Smooth and earthy flavor, old aley, with red wine and caramel flavor.

3.8
MarkSachon (1054) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2017
12 oz can from Liberty Beer in Pittsburgh. Found it on the remainder shelf. Just pretty average, maybe a bit too sweet.

3.7
nickel (1236) - UKRAINE - SEP 11, 2017
Aroma: malt, caramel and notes of wood Taste: caramel domination is balanced by wood, cherry and grape notes. Slightly tart. Probably too sweet but definitely good beer

3.5
michel737 (1) - - JUN 4, 2017 does not count
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2.9
vipinvelp (4541) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2017
Clear red brown, tanned lacing foam head. Sweet barley aroma and similar taste. Bit too sweet. OK though. (Houston 201705)

3
TBone (18226) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2017
Tap at BJ’s, Austin. Clear amber color, small beige head. Aroma has caramalt and is a bit sweet perfumic. Medium-bodied. Caramelly, berryish, low bitterness. Sweet. Not interesting brew but goes with food.

3.5
gnoff (10985) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2017
Draught at BJ’s Clearwater location, on January 30, 2017.
Slight hazy amber color, lasting off-white to yellow head. Estery, banana, malty, sweet taste. Sweet, estery aftertaste, also cream. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Malty, sweet, crackers scent.

3.5
StevieT (2039) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 7, 2017
On tap at Orlando. A very restrained version of the style with very mild spice flavour and hop profile making this a very drinkable beer.

2.7
LetsGoState (910) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2016
A little malty with a touch of bitterness. Overall pretty solid, but with some alcohol taste.

2.5
hershiser2 (3667) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Tap at Charlottesville location. Pours amber. Taste is glue, funk, more glue, citrus peel, more glue. Blah.


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