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


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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 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gaultier (606) - SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 28/12-14. Bottle from Systembolaget. Aroma: Caramely, nutty notes, light notes of roasted malt. Taste: Caramely with light notes of roasted malt. Body is medium, the finish is dry and medium bitter with malty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_alkis (383) - SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2014
Tasty and clean red ale. Actually it works quite well as a thirst quencher. Drunk straight out of the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (128) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
toast, caramel, spruce, red, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4308) - 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 (896) - 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 (82) - 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 (7) - 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 (141) - 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.

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