Brewed by Carlow
Style: Irish Ale
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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A traditional light hop flavour balances the sweet malty caramel taste. The addition of a pinch of roast barley during the brewing process lends a distinctive roast bite which is balanced by a crisp dry medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4170) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: No. 7 in the Hjulkalender from my wonderful wife.
Appearance: Red/brown colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Hops, caramel, fruit, roasted malt.
Body: Medium body, lively carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, caramel, fruit, some hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bygers (878) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a clear dark brown colour with a medium sized frothy beige head that settled quickly. Aroma of caramel and roasted malts. Taste of caramel, dark bread, muscovado and roasted malts. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
matlev76 (20) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
its a virtual clone of Newcastle. Great red-brown color, thin creamy head. Light mouthfeel, slightly nutty and malty. Finishes of a bit dry and smokey, and not as bland as Newcastle, worth a try to compare the two.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puredelusion (67) - Lviv, UKRAINE - NOV 20, 2014
0,33 bottle. Dark to red colour, light minimal head and hazy liquid. Strong fruit with nuts aroma. Medium carbonated. A lot of prunes in the taste and a strong bitter finish. Interesting, but something is missing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
Orange_times (6) - UKRAINE - NOV 20, 2014 does not count
Drinking in kitchen in English pint 0.33l. Color: dark brown, low head, medium carbonated. Taste: caramel with medium bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kirarockrocks (10) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
Deep dark red color, with a thin white head. Modest to no aroma, hinting at hops. Relatively light bodied, very dry, and medium bitter. Not sweet in the least - very little detectable malt profile. Slight metallic bitterness in the aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
soolash (122) - POLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Butelka 0,5 l. Aromat karmelu, paloności i skórki chlebowej. Piana średnio pęcherzykowa, jasna. Zdobi szkło na średnim poziomie. W smaku jak w aromacie. Wydaje się raczej wytrawne, słodycz i goryczka ładnie wyważone. Wysycenie średnie do niskiego. Finisz lekko goryczkowy, przyjemny.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jahe (51) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Pours dark red from bottle almost no head. Dark malty aroma with chocolate, caramel. Light bodied with taste of caramel, liquorice ends with a medium bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dazz3 (1555) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
Bottled. Pours amber with a small white head. Smells and tastes burned roasted malt with a clear bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fashawn (221) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 9, 2014
Birra color rubino con schiuma beige evanescente e pronta a scomparire abbastanza presto. Aroma secco di malto, qualche sentore di affumicato e qualche spezia. In bocca caramello e malto affumicato appena percettibile. Birra semplice, acquosa e con poco corpo. Beverina ma non trascendentale.

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