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Brewed by Coors UK (MolsonCoors)
Style: Bitter
Burton-upon-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised nitro-keg and nitro-can beer.
May alse be / have been produced at Tadcaster.
"A smooth, creamy ale." Introduced in 1994 as a 4.8% Irish Ale by Bass at Caffrey’s Ulster brewery, and promoted strongly with an advertising campaign of "strong words softly spoken". Interbrew took over in 2000, soften the recipe and attempted to catch the lager market, using a new promotion of "a storm brewing". Coors acquired the brand in 2002. Initially contract brewed by Interbrew for Coors at Ulster, the brand eventually moved to Coor’s Tower Brewery in Tadcaster.
The ABV was reduced from 4.8% to 4.2% in 2001 and, in March 2010, was further reduced to 3.8%. ABV may vary in export markets.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hackobock (1424) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2014
Can from Systembolaget. Pours clear amber with a medium sized dense creamy white head. Aroma is caramel, light perfume, metallic notes. Taste is very light, some malty sweetness with just a touch of bitterness, some metallic notes as well. Creamy texturs.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (853) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JAN 12, 2014
Couleur ambrée et trouble, petit col blanc cremeux. Nez très leger de malt et caramel. Gout caramel un peu amèr. Corps acqueux sans fin de bouche.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JimmyBoy74 (240) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
50 cl systembolaget. Ljus färg. Doft av, bröd, säd. Smak av, bröd, hö, säd. Inte värd att köpa.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Sparf (121) - Östersund, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2014
2012-04-27 Mild tunn doft. Kolaestrar och mjölk, Metall. Platt och fullständigt meningslöst. Äcklig kemisk sötma. I princip utan beska. Blaskigt tunn och med ett kemiskt mjölkaktigt skum. Hade ratebeer tillåtit 0 poäng hade den fått det.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
BiffNilsson (228) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
Ganska liten doft, men vissa inslag av söt malt. Vacker mörkgul färg med krämig vit krona. Smaken är totalt slätstruken. Vatten med lite malt? En väldigt liten efterbeska men inget mer. Å var är kolsyran? Här är ingen överhuvudtaget! Frågan är om det är meningen? Ölen är vacker att se på, men i övrigt är den värdelös i min mening.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Maxthemac (1) - Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013 does not count
in it’s early days, it was a stonking pint, however, the successive lightening of it’s ABV has also affected the taste , and texture.... it’s still a nice pint, in a bland inoffensive way, but no longer worth searching out as a prerequisite for choosing a pub

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MagnusTjader (32) - Mullsjö, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
Luktar inget smakar mindre och jag upptäckte precis att man inte får sätta noll i betyg ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2013
Can. A malty smell, some roasted malt. The white head is quite large and milky, the body is red. The taste is a little bit malty and bitter. Unfortunately the taste is not as dominant as the smell. The body is light, very creamy with a soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
CarlJonas (215) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2013
So utterly bland that it is virtually tasteless, therefore I can’t be arsed to do proper review other than to say that what little semblance of taste there is, at least it isn’t unpleasant.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VictorStr (1334) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2013
Ja det här var då IKKE bra. Lite maltig och viss sötma i aromen. Smaken var rejält blaskig.


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