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Rooney's Old Irish Style Ale - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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Rooney's Old Irish Style AleRooney's Old Irish Style Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

34 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 34
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 12-29-2011)
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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #276
Served On: 06/15/2013
Glassware: Pint Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

This was enjoyed at Houlihan's restaurant in Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA. I was waiting for some takeout and thought I'd have a couple at the bar during a fathers day weekend trip.

Look: The brew had a dark brown appearance with some tinges of ruby red. A thin light-tan head was present with occasional lacing that randomly formed.

Smell: Some spice and a roasted quality was in the aroma. Maybe even some cinnamon. It almost reminded me more of an English Old Ale at this point.

Taste: The spice and roasted notes hit first. Then a cracker or biscuit set in towards the middle. Some fain hops were noticeable in the finish, but roasted malts seemed do dominate this beer. The mouthfeel was actually sort of creamy. I meant to ask if it was served from a nitro tap, but forgot.

Overall this was a solid brew that screams Pittsburgh way louder than IC Light ever will. The drinkability was rather decent even though it had the spicy undertones and creamy body.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2013 17:06:08 | More by CraftBeerTastic
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Rooney's Old Irish Style Ale from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.