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Quilter's Irish Death - Iron Horse Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

196 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 196
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 14
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Horse Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 09-18-2007)
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Rudes

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +5%

03-18-2013 01:47:21 | More by Rudes
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BCross

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-09-2012 03:44:00 | More by BCross
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rfreed

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-18-2012 21:38:32 | More by rfreed
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waldowin

Washington

2.05/5  rDev -46.2%

I'm not sure what to classify this beer as, but Imperial Stout is most definitely wrong. It's closer to a super-sweet scotch ale, by far.

Pours a slightly translucent amber so dark as to be nearly brown. Light shining through the sides comes through as merely slightly lighter. Certainly not a black beer by any measure.

No head on the pour, extremely thin white ring forms, no lacing. Smells of sherry, taffy, and candied sugars, with a hint of saltwater. Taste is of conflicting sweetnesses, almost no hops apparent. Aftertaste is slightly sickly-sweet, sticky, and unbalanced.

I'm not sure I'll make it through the 22oz, to be honest. And I've finished some pretty awful beers.

Again, this is certainly not a stout by any measure, and I don't just mean in termsof quality. I'm not sure where the style label came from.

02-06-2009 07:27:24 | More by waldowin
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mrunseen

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

11-29-2011 04:54:50 | More by mrunseen
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Ceballonegro

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

08-22-2012 19:57:23 | More by Ceballonegro
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ChugMan

Washington

4.38/5  rDev +15%

Food Pairing - Trailmix bar - almonds, peanuts, dried fruit, caramel etc. Really really good pairing here. I suspect the same would be true of any of these ingredients on their own!

A - Dark, reddish brown, nearly opaque. Light fizzy head, light lacing.
S - Oats and fruity qualities, definitely a dense sweetness that's enticing.
T - Rich! Some alcohol right up front, but gives way quickly to more interesting figs, dried cherries, fresh raspberry tartness, oats and molasses. Coppery caramel, saltwatter taffy, almonds. Finishes quite creamy.
M - Really smooth, the alcohol and creamyness isn't overpowering and goes down easy! Not dry, not thin, just right.
O - This beer really grew on me the more I progressed through the bottle - for maximum flavor, don't drink this straight out of the fridge! Let it warm up just a little. Great beer here at a great price, awesome for those looking to expand their beer horizons or anyone keen to enjoy a rich, intensely flavorful and fun beer.

07-01-2013 07:20:44 | More by ChugMan
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HKUSPC40

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

05-13-2013 08:47:01 | More by HKUSPC40
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evilkorova

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

01-14-2012 23:10:41 | More by evilkorova
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ClavisAurea

New York

3.63/5  rDev -4.7%

Consumed in a pint glass.

Appearance: black with a thin yet firm head

Smell: milk chocolate, flowery from the hops

Taste/Mouthfeel: thick, chocolate, sweet beginning, milk chocolate in the middle finish was a spicy hop bite that lingered

Started out like a porter but finished up a stout. Strong from the alcohol but very drinkable.

09-07-2008 23:33:21 | More by ClavisAurea
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mndanika

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

12-18-2013 18:56:55 | More by mndanika
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bareju

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

12-24-2013 23:30:22 | More by bareju
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codyb1991

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

08-06-2014 22:06:31 | More by codyb1991
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AR_Rios

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

08-25-2013 05:33:23 | More by AR_Rios
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elektronen

Montana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-25-2013 00:36:28 | More by elektronen
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Beardo

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-14-2014 08:22:46 | More by Beardo
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mrkinnex

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-02-2013 21:23:31 | More by mrkinnex
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BrandonZp5

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-25-2014 03:35:43 | More by BrandonZp5
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TheKitten

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-31-2014 05:57:22 | More by TheKitten
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BVukelich

Washington

3.45/5  rDev -9.4%

Nice looking beer. Had it on tap at a new restaurant in the area, Hop Jacks. Decent head, left phenomenal lace. The aroma was average and the taste was far from complex. Definitely more on the sweet side and very low bitterness. Good mouthfeel but not much of an aftertaste. Overall not a bad stout, won't be my go-to stout but I could "session" these on occasion.

11-24-2013 23:23:13 | More by BVukelich
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ronbo5421

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-23-2013 02:32:38 | More by ronbo5421
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chrisfallon83


4/5  rDev +5%

06-04-2012 08:12:49 | More by chrisfallon83
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Presto82

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-14-2013 12:21:04 | More by Presto82
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jeffeljefe

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -0.8%

A-- Black-brown. Clear? Hazy? Would need some kind of laser to tell. Thick, lasting cream-colored head, some lacing.
S-- Sweet caramelly chocalate (a little stuffed up, that's the best I can do.)
T-- Lightly sweet, roasted nuts. A little bit of brightness coming through. get the whiskey barrel in the finish
M-- medium-to-full-bodied, creamy
O-- Nice, not overly sweet in my opinion, drinkable. Not overly malty for a strong ale. Balanced and not one-note. Wouldn't drink this all the time, but it's a pleasant 22oz attitude adjustment.

03-09-2013 04:25:52 | More by jeffeljefe
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Gaffattack

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

11-11-2013 02:07:32 | More by Gaffattack
Quilter's Irish Death from Iron Horse Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.