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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 176   ABV: 5.88%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Named in honor of the legendary Packer Johnny "Blood" McNally, this beer is a hybrid between and American Amber Ale and an Irish Ale. Ruby red in color, this brew expresses a complex and lightly roasty malt flavor resolving into a subdued sweetness that is complemented via the use of East Kent Golding hops for both flavor and aroma.

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2.8
demmbonz (732) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Tap at Friess Lake Pub. Dark red/brown. Mild malt aroma and flavor. Kinda safe and boring but not bad.

3.2
wilnatp (703) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2012
TAP at Titletown: Pour is amber. Carmel on the nose. Nice balanced flavor. Pretty safe red ale.

3.3
dekester1 (366) - Town of Maple Creek, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2012
Served a nice dark red with a decent head that slowly faded to lace. Aroma was malts and grassy hops. Taste was of malts with a slightly grassy hop finish. Palate was pretty good. Overall, a nice red/amber ale.

3.5
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2012
This was a particularly nice sample from Titletown. And all around a nice Irish red ale. Pours, as you’d expect, a deep red. Aroma and flavor are sweet, but balanced.

2.6
crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2011
You can’t brew it any more generically than this. The epitome of ho-hum red ale.

3.3
tmoreau (4374) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2011
On tap at the brewpub bar, and served to an imperial pint glass with a clear, deep copper/brown hue, a decent amount of light tan, frothy head foam, and some wavey cling to the lacing. The aroma was toasty, with light caramel, and just a hint of sweetness. The flavor was similar, adding a moderate but firm amount of hop bitterness to complement the smooth malt. Medium bodied and pleasantly flavorful.

3.1
douglas88 (9194) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2011
On tap at GABF, of course we all know Pittsburgh is title town. Anyway, pours a deep amber color with a medium white head. A sweet earthy caramel nose. A flavor of light citrus and dominated by sweet caramel malts and toast. Decent.

3.1
BiochemProf (179) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Nice malty toffee caramel hints in both aroma and flavor. Would go great with food.

3.2
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at the bewpub. Rich clear amber pour with a creamy head. Caramel and biscuit nose. Smooth creamy palate. Barley and caramel on taste.

3
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Reddish pour with little head. Nose of roasty malts and nuts. Flavor is nutty roasted malts with dry finish.


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