Irish Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Irish AleIrish Ale
BA SCORE
52.5%
Liked This Beer
3.66 w/ 606 ratings
Irish AleIrish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,217
Reviews:
246
Ratings:
606
Liked:
318
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
11.75%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
73
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

And me (purposefully) without some corned beef... Anyway, this stuff pours a sunset amber-ruby topped by a finger of cream foam. The nose comprises rich caramel, a hint of roast, and a healthy smattering of earthy, almost mossy greens. The taste brings in more of the same, with a hearty balance maintained for most of the proceedings. Things topple a bit in the end, though, as the greens puncture through with a mild wave of soil-laden grassy bitterness. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a nice little red lass, nothing to write home about, but yet another solid offering from Boulevard.

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Irish Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 52.5% out of 100 with 606 ratings
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