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Eight Degrees Sunburnt Irish Red

Brewed by Eight Degrees Brewing
Style: Irish Ale
Mitchelstown, Ireland
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Like an Irishman on holiday in the Canaries, this beer has a red tint but with a chilled out mellow feel. A traditional Irish style with a twist. It has subtle caramel notes balanced with a pleasant fragrant aroma from New Zealand and Australian hops. Goes really well with roast beef, lamb or a traditional Irish stew, but beware: keep out of direct sunlight.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
h0ppingmad (98) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 23, 2016
On tap, pours a deep amber brown with an off-white head. Slight aroma of mostly malts, some citrus. Taste similar, toffee, caramel ,malts, slight citrus, smooth finish. Medium body and carbonation, nice aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3937) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Czerwono bursztynowa barwa lekko metne, srednia piana, ale malo trwala. Dominuje gorycz i to solidna, typowo brytyjska jak w bitterach. Ogolnie fajne malo slodowe irlandzkie Ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (4751) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2016
(Eight Degrees Sunburnt Irish Red) Tap 250 ml at Oproer the day after the tap takeover. Deep red to light amber colour on the body, crystal clear, with a big and thick off-white head with good retention. Aroma has mostly caramel, leaves, faint toffee. Taste also of caramel and toffee, red fruits, marmalade. Medium thin body with soft carbonation. Okay, nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (1907) - Hagen, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2016
Sampled from tap at ’Uiltje Bar’. Clear, dark reddish amber with a beige head. Sweetish, malty and fruity aroma of red fruits, caramel and some nuts. Rather sweet, very malty and moderately fruity taste of caramel, candied red fruits and some nuts, followed by a short, moderately bitter, quite dry finish. Medium body, slightly oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice for the style, well-balanced and not too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (2466) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Donker oranje koper bier met een kleine witte schuim kraag. Ruikt caramel, mout, kruidig. Smaakt ook zo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (2620) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Bruine oranje kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, honing, bloemen. Smaakt zoetig, honing, beetje fruitig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hansvf (679) - - JUL 9, 2016
Koperrood. Ruikt ook koperig. Smaakt als prima Iers rood bier. Beetje metalig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
77ships (7636) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2016
Sampled draft @ Tilburgs Bierfestival 2016. Dark amber, little tanned head. Nose is very metallic, watery, weak herbs, insecticide, metallic, watery, weak. Taste is herbal, unpleasant watery, leaves, weak, rubbish,… Weak metallic watery brew. Pretty poor in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1701) - DENMARK - MAY 28, 2016
Aroma: Malty sweet with fruit and yeast. Flavour: Fruity sweet with raisins and a slightly bitter finish. Colour: Amber with a white head. From: Bottle @ Torben Matthews tasting May 2016.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kanaclane (314) - - MAY 18, 2016
Nez: Malté, groseille Bouche: Maltée, caramel, noix, groseille, biscuitée, épicée, légère astringence Ce n’est pas un style que j’apprécie mais elle passe bien quand même

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