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McSorleys "Irish Pale Ale"
McSorley’s Brewery - Wilks-Barre, PA USA
Irish Red Ale (ABV 5.5%)

[Best served in a Nonic Pint glass]

Rating: 2.9/5.0

Aroma: 5/10
Appearance: 3/5
Taste: 6/10
Palate: 3/5
Overall: 12/20

The pour was a hazy caramel copper with a large (2-3 finger) rocky cream colored head with decent retention, reducing to a thin film and a large collar which produced some good streaks of lacing.

The aroma was pretty basic of a light bread malt, floral hops and an earthy yeast and had hints of caramel, toffee and a mild medicinal odor.

The taste was a malty sweet with notes of caramel and toffee pretty much throughout with a light hoppiness at the finish. The flavor lasted a very short time with all taste of this brew fading quickly.

Mouthfeel was just a hair above light in body and creamy in texture with a soft carbonation.

Overall a decent brew, but for a Pale Ale it was just a little light in the hops department. In fact it was more like an English Ale than anything else...

Sampled: 3/17/2012

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