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

bottled
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RATINGS: 559   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.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
CarlJonas (209) - 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 (1200) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2013
Ja det här var då IKKE bra. Lite maltig och viss sötma i aromen. Smaken var rejält blaskig.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
stefannilssons (1446) - SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2013
Upphällningen av den här ölen var en riktigt trevlig upplevelse med ett fint skum som såg ut sväva ovanpå ölen. Annars var inte utseendet helt i topp även om den hade en fin färg så var den klart genomskinlig. Smaken var allt annat än kraftfull och kroppen var i absolut minsta laget, dock var smaken rätt fin med gräsiga och jordiga toner.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Holmen1 (2272) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2013
Fra fat på pub i Gibraltar: denne var så intetsigende at jeg ba om å få byttet den i noe annet, noe de også gjorde uten å mukke. Føler av og til at vi drukner i et hav av internasjonale, sterile lagerprodukter.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koskela (270) - Marysville, California, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Slight caramel and hop aroma comes with this nitrogen infused crystal clear pale red brew. Theres a great creamy head with this glass. It has a sweetish flavor with d dry buiscuty mid taste and at the end u get the nitrogen taste. There is a tin kinda flavor from the can im guessing. Its a lighy bodied brew with a smooth feel. Not much for this beer. It has the color and the mouthfeel and that biscut flavor but not really what i was lookin for.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DandyLion (513) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Keg nitro. Bland smooth cold stuff. Nothing to taste here move along. Move along. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
SamTheBarrel (376) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2013 440 ml 3.8% ABV nitro-can, pours clear amber with a large creamy white head. A faint aroma of white bread. Taste of white bread, slightly bitter and sweet. Light body, creamy smooth texture and well carbonated. Easy to drink tasteless beer.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
PriorL (1527) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2013
TAP, Poured like a Guinnes! (Nitro keg) APPEARANCE: clear darker blond beer, nice very stable white head. NOSE: grains, light citrus, foam gives a very recognizable scent. TASTE: guinnes like taste... foam, seems flat, not really my style of beer!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2013
Can from Systembolaget Hansacompagniet, Malmö. Clear amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and caramel. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Watery and thin. 180813

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Pours golden with a creamy high foam. Aroma crystal malts, some caramel. Low palate. Tastes like air, which is close to nothing.


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