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

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RATINGS: 856   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanoi (819) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Bottle. Nose is malt, caramel, yeast, hint of autumn fruits. Taste is malt, caramel, red berry, light smoke. Mouthfeel is slick. Inoffensive and forgettable.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
remALUS (217) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - APR 13, 2016
Bottle 330ml. Price 1,15€ . Neskaidri raudonai-ruda spalva ir nedidelė gelsva puta. Skonis: geras

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1077) - SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2016
Clear red beer with a light fruit scent. Taste is sweet fruit, a dash of hop and has a bit of a sickly edge. A bit of citrus in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phfyysik (650) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 4, 2016
Pours clear red with light head. Aroma is lightly raspberry, small smoke, caramel, mild sourness, hardwood. Taste is woody, hard whisk soak water, chokeberry, bitter, light smoke, oak cask and bird cherry berries. After is dry and long which makes mouth a fat feeling. Good beer!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (1345) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - APR 1, 2016
Bottle 0.5l. Clear copper with big frothy beige head. Aroma of caramel, creamy and grainy with some honey. Sweet flavor with notes of caramel and honey, bitterish, citrusy hops and some graininess. Medium to full-bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Taboada (887) - Compostela (Galiza), - APR 1, 2016
330 mml bottle tasted on the 18/03/2016. Clear deep red colour with semi beige head dissipating slowly. Aroma is mild, red berries, slight hoppy. Taste is bitter, with malts and slight caramel. Light to medium body and medium carbonation. Next one please!

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
josanguapo (1051) - SPAIN - MAR 26, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2016 From XXXII. In Teku glass. Watching True Detective 2x07. Very dry and with a sourness that makes me think it wasnt in good state as it has no trace of the caramel other people find. Much worse than a Murphy?s

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jsal (6) - AUSTRIA - MAR 26, 2016 does not count
Light hop flavour. Malty with a roasted taste with a caramel ending. Decent taste. Perfect for the lover of a roasted beer taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (2347) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 26, 2016
Keg at Zapfanstadt in Dresden. Pours deep reddy Amber with a white head. Feint hoppy aroma with caramel ahoy. Flat mouthfeel. Quite pleasant. Couldnae say it was fucking shite.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fules (734) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAR 20, 2016
Nagy, tartós hab, barnába hajló vörös szín. Kissé karamelles, amber ale-s illat. Amber ale-s ízvilág, de markánsabb keserű, mint általában, és sokkal fanyarabb. Utóíze keserű és fanyar, némi gyümölcsösséggel, viszont nem túl tartós.


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