RateBeer
overall
64
50
style
Brewed by Carlow
Style: American Pale Ale
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg& bottles, regular.Dry hopped for extra aroma, this pale ale has a light malt base with just the right mouthfeel to allow the hop character to predominate. Grapefruit like bitterness is full and lasting and is balanced by a zesty citrus burst of aroma from two late additions of cascade hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1040) - Nevada, USA - MAY 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2013 Mild amber in color with a good head of foam. This was a nice English style IPA with plenty of noble hop aroma. There was a small amount of citrus in the nose and taste. Well balanced and tasty. Good finish as well. Pleased with this. Note: the tap in Dublin was a better version than the bottled.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3932) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Aroma is light tropical fruit, citrus zest and malts. The flavor is tropical fruit, light grapefruit, a pulpy texture, malts and a tangy/bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (3429) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2013
On tap, rated from backlog. Aroma of fruits and hops. Taste is malty with hop- and fruit notes.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
VictorSA (172) - NORWAY - APR 14, 2013
500 ml fra Vinmonopolet. Gullgylden farve med hvitt lett skum. Fremtredende aroma av grapefrukt og blodappelsin, frisk og tropisk. Bitter i munnen med god kullsyre og sitrusfriskhet i avslutningen. (Munkegata, 14.04.13)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6287) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 4, 2013
50 cl bottle @ O’Hara’s Freehouse, Tampere.
Originally rated on 20110506.
Pours copper color with a medium head. Aroma of hops, fruits, caramel malts and grass. Flavor is the same with some goose berries and nuts.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4118) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2013
On tap at the Bocktown Monace. Nice place. Today the over 40 girl at the bar was pretty freindly but becareful, she has a short fuse. Hazy light brown, really light brown, almost like a darker hefe. Summy head. Very mild fruity aroma, pleasant on the olfactory. A little stronger than anticipated. Overall, not over the top. Some co2 but barely detectable. Has that old country flat ale feel about it. Some mild medicine in there on the finish. Not impressed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtourist (33) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Slightly cloudy with a lingering smooth head. Fruity flavor with light hopiness and medium body

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - MAR 10, 2013
500 ml bottle in Swords, Ireland.. Pours a coppery gold color with a very small white head. Sweet fruity grapefruit aroma. Powerful flowers, bitter and sweet taste. Plasant. Palate ends bitter and strong. Too hoppy for my taste but well done.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
darioklc (525) - Karlovac, CROATIA - MAR 6, 2013
Clean barley taste with a bit of cream on the open and a clean bittered finish. Avoids being overbittered. Built very simply, but balanced well. As coarse as the style can be without taking a turn for the worse. Very carefully constructed. Buttery, actually.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (6622) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle from Four Firkins. Hazy amber gold pour with a white head. Highly carbonated. Grapefruit bitterness that isn’t very well balanced. Kind of a funky aroma.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 11 12 13  14  15 16 17 » 24


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50