RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kevinator (2150) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Not good. No aroma detected. Dirty dark brown with no head. Palate was really light and watery. No substance. No hint of the style. No real flavor profile. Off flavors galore. Pass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tstamba (775) - Maryland, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Taster at brewery. Copper red with thin head. Mostly malt on the nose and palate. A little bland... Meh...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (5540) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 4, 2015
(En ft la brasserie): Trs discret chocolat noir, jus de pruneaux dilu et lger aspect rti dans un liquide sans dfaut mais sans clat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (5385) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2015
Draft at the brewpub. Pours hazy copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes nutty, like roasted malt, musky, toast. Light body and medium carbonation. Smells like roasted malt, nutty, cough syrup.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopdog (12083) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2015
On tap at the Hillcrest Brew Pub. Poured an amber color with a very small sized off white head. Some toastiness, caramel, and earth. Thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
StefanSD (2432) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JAN 27, 2014
650 ml botte. Pours a clear reddish-amber color with a small fizzy beige head that has poor retention and lasts about ten seconds. The aroma is caramel and caramel. The taste is malts forward with caramel, toffee, roasted barley, brown sugar and some mildly spicy hops. The palate is thin and almost watery and the carbonation is prickly. Finishes short and disappointing with a metallic aftertaste. Overall: This beer is an embarrassment to craft beer. Having now been underwhelmed by two Hillcrest beers I shall not be trying any more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SDalkoholic (2371) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle from Sprouts: Aroma is mildly fragrant with sweet syrupy like malts that hint caramel. Poured light medium amber hue with a fizzy head. The flavor is awful and has an astringent taste of medicine and rubbing alcohol and does not go down easy. Probably wont ever taste this beer ever again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14737) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bomber from CraftShack. Pours a lightly ruddy copper with a creamy beige head. Has the malty aroma associated with ambers, and particularly the Irish sort. Med body with fairly chewy carb. Flavor is lightly smoked malt. Lightly roasted malt. I think this fits my expectations for an "Irish", perhaps exceeding them. Its malty, and I always think hoppy. Decent drink tho.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (16342) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Amber pour with a white head. Toast, toffee, and grass on the nose. Some tea, sweet sugar, apple, and grass. Not terrible, but not good. The flavor is not all that enjoyable. Kind of bitter, some tea, grass, and toffee. Apple, floral hops, and bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1826) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2013
pours a reddish amber with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malts, cereal malts, caramel, and some grass. Taste is about the same as the aroma with the addition of some earthy notes and sour fruits. Has a medium-light body with a watery mouthfeel and a slightly dry, short finish. Overall, a decently tasty irish ale.

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