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Brewed by Eight Degrees Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Mitchelstown, Ireland

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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It delivers a refreshing crisp smack around the gills. It pours a pale golden colour and the malty sweetness is well balanced by the Chinook and Centennial hops. Goes well with fish, chicken or anything off the barbeque


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2012
In bottle, thanks Gregor. Pours a cloudy golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of musty hay, honey, caramel and grass. Upfront honey and biscuity malt flavours with a dry finish. Alcohol is quite present with mild carbonation and a chewy mouth-feel. Just a little cloying with a yeasty, oaty linger.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (3036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks beerandbeyond. Cloudy orange with white wave. Some hops, faint citrus and pine aroma, bitter, a little crispy taste. Medium body, slightly bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2825) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy orange with a solid white head. Aroma is light metallic grain. Flavour is fruity, biscuit with a dry pine bitterness. Finish is long dry hop.
Earlier Rating: 7/16/2012 Total Score: 2.9
Bottle. Clear honey with a short lived head. Light hop and fruit aroma. Flavour has a fruit and honey base that builds to an even bitter finish. Palate is dry, light bitter

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2772) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: Hazy orange, thick, proud snow white head. Aroma: Grassy hops, malty, grain, a little citrus, a little pear. Flavour: Bitter at first, quite a decent amount of hoppiness, good malty sweetness, pears again, a little light on the mouth feel but has a long enjoyable bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2453) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2013 Bottle in Dingle, Ireland. Light amber colour. Sweet citrus aroma. Taste is bitter, sweet citrus fruits, strawberry. Quite nice. Tried on tap a few days later, upped the rating a bit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2391) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 16, 2013
Keg @ Hargadons Bros, Sligo [160813]
Amber, slight haze, thin bubbly white head, little lacing
Aroma - Soft citrus, dab of tangy lemon
Taste - Citrus zesty hops, touch of lemon zest, hint of grapefruit pith, slightly spicy, light sweet pale malt background
Palate - Medium carb and body, tangy zesty palate. Finish is fairly bitter, zesty hop linger
Overall - Quite a decent pale ale

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (2237) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Tap at Friends of Ham, Leeds. Clear golden. Tidy, white head. Orange. Orange zest. Light toffee. A little fusty. Tea dunked biscuit taste. Light, bitter finish.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TheJestersBeer (2194) - SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a cloudy, medium straw, with a white head. Citrusy aromas, hops, malt, but there’s also a distinct sour note. Off-dry, light bodied, medium bitterness, balanced CO2. Citrus and hops on the palate, quite sour, citrus, apples, wheat. A growing sweetness lingers in the finish, leaving the palate rather cloyed. (Infected?) (2012-03-01)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JUL 29, 2011
Nose is mediumbitter.hops, red apple, lemon, feel is mediumweak, carb is medium, taste is grapefruit, leaves, weak bitter hops.finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1649) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle Beerdock Crewe. Caramel and biscuity malt dominate this red ale. Hops are subtle, there’s a little citrus and bitterness late on. There’s an unusual adhesive like aroma at times. Maybe not quite the finished article.


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