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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Irish Walker is brewed with six different malts and a blend of four classic hops. A long fermentation and cold aging makes Irish Walker a well rounded and complex Barley Wine. Irish Walker exhibits malty sweetness, fruity esters and malty balance. This ale will age well for years to come, or just enjoy now with good company. Cheers!

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3.6
fonefan (48737) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ Courtesy of JensenTaster ]. Clear medium red brown colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, berry - fruity, light roasted. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110525]

3.9
madmitch76 (24388) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
11th February 2012
Hazy red - brown beer, good pale tan head. Softish palate, a little fine carbonation. Lactose creamy malt with minor caramel and toffee Good balance of bitterish orange marmalade hops. Touch of peach. Mild aniseed alcohol. Decent.

3.6
Travlr (24307) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Draft at the source. Very dark maroon color, beige edge head. Aroma of dark coffee. Taste is burnt coffee and dilute chocolate.

3.6
Leighton (21087) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at RBWG 2013 Grand Tasting. Pours clear amber, fine creamy head. Classic American barley wine, lots of bitter pine, some caramel. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish, leafy buttress, pine, caramel. Good stuff. A bit bitter, though.

3.5
jtclockwork (16444) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle shared by Paul at my house. Pours dark amber with off white head. Nose and taste of caramel malt, dark fruit, burnt caramel and burnt chocolate. Medium body.

4.1
bhensonb (15094) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle from Timfoolery. Pours dark brown with an orange tan head. Aroma is heavy brown sugar with some distinctive med dark fruit. Near full bodied. Flavor is sort of woody, treacle with hints of fig and raisin. Pretty tasty.

3.6
Tmoney99 (14372) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2011
Bottle shared by alexdado6. Poured clear reddish brown color with a moderate frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate dark fruit, earthy and small caramel malt aroma. Medium to full body with a dry smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate dark fruit sweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a complex good beer.

3.5
djd07 (14366) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle during RBWG. Pours amber with small beige head. The aroma is caramel and floral. Medium mouth with earthy malts, caramel, candy sugar, sweetness throughout, very good.

3.2
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 28, 2010
22oz bottle. Small tan head atop clear garnet body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some raisin/orange. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit, some raisin/vinous, orange, alcohol, light chocolate. Medium-full body, low carbonation, low acidity.

3.4
Lubiere (13796) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
A lightly hazed brown barley wine with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity candy sugar malt with light grassy hops, alcohol warmth, nice. In mouth, a sweet fruity malt with burned sugar, light curacao, alcohol warmth, nice. On tap at Olde Hickory Station.


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