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Brian Boru Old Irish Red - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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90
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940 Ratings
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Ratings: 940
Reviews: 459
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 150
Gots: 64 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ireland’s first and last Ard Ri (high king) of the whole Gaelic race, Brian Boru was born in Munster, Ireland around 940. Brian Boru’s mother was killed by Vikings when he was a child. He spent his life uniting the Irish tribes to become the first king of Ireland only to be killed at Clontarf on Good Friday 1014 putting down a rebellion by the king of the province of Leinster. This one’s for him.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 03-14-2004)
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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Pours out a lightly hazed orange-tinted amber with two and a half fingers of off-white craggy foam that lasts for a few minutes, leaving some decent lacing behind. Medium body and carbonation levels.

Initial scent of cereal grains, toasted breads, and a dab of marmalade spread on top. Flavor is more toffee-centered, but still has toasted bread with bitter orange peel marmalade used as balancing material against the malts. There is a very light roasted coffee and chocolate malt nuance that doesn't really appear until the glass warms up for a while. Overall, very well done!

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 17:26:02 | More by WastingFreetime
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Brian Boru Old Irish Red from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 940 ratings.