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

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (12612) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle. A creamy, off-white head forms over a amber colored body filled with micro floaties. Some lacings. Lighlty spiced aroma with caramel maltyness and some licorice hints. It’s smooth on the palate, with some licorice and spices, caramel maltyness and a touch of dried fruits. A bit sweet maybe, but it suits the beer. A nice one indeed, unusual, but very tasteful. 111105

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg, Early Winter Tasting, 2011. Pours unclear copper with a creamy head and lacings. Caramel, fruit and bread. Ends dry and bitter. Medium bodied. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (9834) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Hazy dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 051111

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (9832) - DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ Rasmus40. Hazy dark amber/orange with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit and caramel. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, spices, hops and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, caramel, fruits and malt. Nice and smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kschep (1494) - DENMARK - SEP 15, 2011
Nose is bittersweet hops, caramel, some leaves, feel is quite broad, carb is medium, taste is caramel, burnt malt, little iron


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