Brian Boru Old Irish Red - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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4.33/5 rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Before opening this up to taste, you have to take a look at the bad ass label. Mr Brian Boru himself in his celtic gear, drinking beer out of a giant horn.
Pours a dark copper with ruby highlights. A slight small head that leaves a good amount of lacing in the glass. The sweet delicious aroma of hops begins to pour out of the glass. This is a Three Floyds beer so you'd expect a heavy dose of hops. As it starts to warm up more malts begin to come out. The taste not surprisingly is heavily hopped but it's very well balanced too. Caramel with a citrus sweetness up front and a touch of bitterness in the finish. The malt comes through in the aftertaste to bring it all together.
Hop heads should have no trouble putting away maybe ten of these because Brian Boru is one drinkable beast.
Serving type: bottle
03-06-2010 21:34:45 | More by beerad666
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