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Brewed by Carlow
Style: American Pale Ale
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (105) - FRANCE - NOV 14, 2014
Pale Ale à l’anglaise : classique et équilibrée.Qui a sa touche d’originalité : subtiles saveurs amères et florales.Jolis arômes dus au "dry hopping" / houblonnage à cru.Plutôt sèche, amère et résineuse que fruitée/florale mais relevée par un subtil houblonnage à cru. Pas trop astingante pour autant. Réussie.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3057) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is lacking, taste is citrus, some oranges and lemons

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Krigla (68) - SLOVENIA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle, 0.5l. Clear orange colour with meddium creamy white head. Average carbonation. Citrus aroma. Taste is citrus with strong bitter aftertaste. Overall very good and refreshing beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3796) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - NOV 1, 2014
Golden body and unstable smooth lacing. Raw hops, green, plant like yet interesting and appealing. Taste is more classic straightforward, again different than an American style ipa, for sure. (33cl bottle from a Irish import products shop in Angers)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puren (75) - POLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Piana Gruba, utrzymuje się Aromat Słód, chmiel, białe owoce - delikatny Smak Słodkie, lekka goryczka grejpfrutowa, przyjemnie osiadająca Odczucie Pełne, na końcu leciutko czuć alkohol Lacing średni

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
einherjar (58) - CROATIA - OCT 18, 2014
Pours a clear light orange with a medium creamy white head. Floral aroma, moderate sweet taste with moderate ending bitterness. On nose maybe slightly weaker then usual APA, but with some better taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (913) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
Pint at the pub. Gelly white layer. A bit hazy amber color. Aroma is roses, flowers, nettles, hops. Taste is light dry bitter. Hops and nettles.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (4084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Östgöta källaren, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, floral, hops, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, grass, floral, hops, some metallic notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tsekouratos (351) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 9, 2014
Pours a pale light orange color with a big white head. Aromas of citrus, some grapefruit, some mango. Similar taste, hoppy and a little malty-caramelly on the back. Light body with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
eduardovl (966) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 4, 2014
500ml bottle serverd in a pint glass. A: Pours a clear light orange color forming a big white and big bubbled head. Low retention and some lingering lacings left in the glass. S: Good and refreshing grassy hops in the nose. Some notes of grapefruit and pine. Sweet notes of caramel malts T: Slightly sweet upfront. Notes of caramel malts and grassy hops. Citrus fruity notes: Grapefruit. Some light notes of grass and pine. In overall, a refreshing and dry taste. Moderate bitterness M: Light body. Good carbonation. Citrus and grassy hops notes in the aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Refreshing Ale


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