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

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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4278) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle. This came as a shock to me as it was far better than I had expected. In fact it was very nice. Orange appearance with a distinctive fruity flavour and a medium body. Quite original and well worth trying.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
massingasetta (419) - München, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2015
A masterfully well brewed beer that has a perfect look and inviting smell of hop and malt. The first swallow brings about a really good bitterness. This beer encompasses the comfiness of Ireland in a beer. Really great beer that hits the taste buds where it should.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (355) - USA - JAN 31, 2015
Ottima ipa irlandese che mantiene tutti i canoni classici con note leggermente agrumate e un erbaceo molto persistente. Ottima beverinità. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
momordgz (285) - - JAN 29, 2015
Ok beer too have a pint or two. Tasty but bit watery, some hop/honey aftertaste and little bit of bitterness. Ok!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6220) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2015 11.2. oz bottle. Hazy, dark orange pour, slight snow white head that clings to the edge of the glass. Aroma has yeasty accents, a touch of bread-like spice. Flavor has some yeasty accents, some peach and apricot fruitiness, a touch of vanilla. Mouthfeel has a decent thickness and spritz to it. Thanks to Aurelius for the trade!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4657) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Sweet, floral, honey malt aroma with some female sweat. Misty, reddish gold. Standard longneck, clean label. Crisp, a bit lemony, a little mineral. Hops apparent bot not very stiff. Carbonation on the lower side. Eh. Beer Stop.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (6508) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear amber, nose is dull toffee, sweet, taste is dry, bitter, toffee, light sour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17313) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home... Golden amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft dry grassy nose... Soft toffee.. Soft fruits.. Hay

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
xXbaptisteXx (132) - - JAN 15, 2015
Bière de couleur blonde légèrement foncé est très légèrement trouble Au nez on va sentir les agrumes (citron pamplemousse ) Bouche on va sentir des notes de pamplemousse et le blond est bien présent une bonne amertume pour un taux d'alcool si bas !! Une bière légère vraiment sympa qui a du goût!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (333) - Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2015
12oz bottle. Appearance is hazy golden orange. Aroma is grapefruit, dank bud, lemony. Taste is bitter and citrusy. Palate is medium body. It's like an English IPA hopped with American style. Not a fan favorite.


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