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Irish Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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83
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520 Ratings
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Ratings: 520
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 17
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Irish Ale, Boulevard’s early spring seasonal beer, is our Midwestern tribute to the legendary red ales of old Ireland. Our recipe combines six kinds of pale and roasted barley malts to provide a rich, toasty flavor and tawny reddish hue.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002)
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This is the one beer from Boulevard that I won't buy. If you hand me one I will drink it though. I am at odds with many of my friends who love this beer though.....guys who wish they could get it year round. The yeast aroma is too strong. I'm not sure why it is more pronounced in this beer when compared to other Irish style red ales though. Overall not bad, but not the best showing from Boulevard.

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$1.23 single.

Appearance (4) : pours a huge yellow four fingered head that diminishes slowly and holds retention well. Ginger orange colored body with 80% opacity.

Smell (3.5) : spice, toasted grain, citrus hop bitterness. Yeast and bread dough out of the bottle.

Taste (3.5) : Overall taste is hoppy and bready. It begins with a smooth bite and a body of yeast and malt, with light hop. The end accentuates and compounds the hop profile in a lemon peel finish. It ends slightly like a pale ale. It's not exactly my type of amber but it has a lot going for it.

Mouthfeel (3.25) : Creamy, lightly carbonated, medium bodied, ends sticky.

Overall (3.43) : may not pick this one up again but it is a respectable amber. Glad I got to try it at a cheap price!

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Irish Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.