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8° Sunburnt Irish Red

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

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
28.1.2015. Aroma of berries and ripe fruits. Taste has red berries, biscuit malts, caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3546) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Keg at Bulls and Castle, Dublin. It pours an amber color with a small tan head. Aroma is malty, bready, lightly earthy. Taste is lightly sweet and bitter, medium crispy, with notes of light toasted malts, caramel, grains, earth, dried leaves. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrDrood (37) - GERMANY - JAN 10, 2015
Leicht rötlich mahagonifarben. Angenehm malzig, karamelliger Duft. Antrunk erfrischend spritzig, dann breiten sich Geschmacksnoten von Brot und Karamell im Mundraum aus. Angenehm herber Nachgeschmack.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
batneil (434) - - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Copper, very thin head. Not unpleasant at all, but not terribly exciting either.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adamnowek (483) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2015
Lots of malts and toffee. Sort of dark brown. Fairly carbonated but still quite smooth. Fair bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11455) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle at the Long Dock, Carrigahalt, 05/12/14. Reddish amber with a decent beige covering. Nose is biscuit, toffee, malt tones, toasted brown sugar. Taste comprises caramel, red berry fruit, biscuit malt, sweet tones, light hop presence. Medium body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough for style, good balance, some hops evident, not one that runs the blandometer into amber!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (356) - München, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2014
A good red ale in the style of craft beers. Eight degrees has hit the nail on the head with this beer. It has hints of caramel and a hoppy taste. A really good beer in the Irish tradition.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derbeth (429) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Draught. Red colour, head does not last long and shows poor lacing. Aroma is malty, but a bit too heavy and too much alcohol in it. Average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerfest5 (1201) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 8, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a translucent reddish brown, medium to small off white head, very little lacing. Aroma of bread, caramel, tropical fruit, marmalade. Taste is the same. Extremely well balance, and for a style that is usually overwhelmingly sweet malt that becomes cloying after a very short time, this is a rarity due to being enjoyable bottle after bottle, good session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1663) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 25, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.


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