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

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RATINGS: 714   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
An ok representation of a style I don’t get excited about too often. Nothing wrong with it, and nothing that stands out either. OK nutty malty brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (753) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Clear dark ruby brown, good frothy beige head, recedes after a while to good layer, fair lacing; aroma roasted malts, caramel, dark fruit, some licorice; taste moderate malty sweet and moderate bitter; medium body, oily texture, bit peppery on the tongue, soft carbonation; finish is mild bittersweet, nutty and earthy tones. Tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3385) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Purchased in New Ross, Ireland. From the 500 ml bottle poured a clear dark garnet color. Off white head. Nose of caramel malts. Medium body. Smooth in the mouth. Flavor show toffee and nuts, and the finish is dry and lightly bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Superman75 (60) - - SEP 7, 2014
330 ml flaska från systembolaget med frisk och fräsch smak av chark och jordgubbar

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nano142 (14) - - SEP 6, 2014
No this was not a very tasty beer why you say because it didn’t taste of anything, except burnt flavors and a slight coffee note. It went down the drane pretty fast.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ziobarba2000 (11) - Roma, ITALY - SEP 6, 2014
Bottiglia da 0,50. Rossa di buona qualità. Aroma intenso. Schiuma poco persistente e rapidamente evaporata. Gusto affumicato e decisamente amarognolo. Finale caramellato. Consiglio 7/10

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nisse666 (4262) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from SB cons 2014-09-03 Göteborg AR: roasted malt, brown sugar, caramel, AP: amber clear, stouthy fizzy dark beige head F: fizzy, roasted malt, caramel, medium + bitternees, dry,

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derbeth (347) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Draught, served as Dooliner. Red colour, white head with very good lacing. Aroma is pleasant, malty, with some hops. Easy to drink, seems to represent the style well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Renobob (665) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 16, 2014
Bue en bouteille. Couleur rouge profond. Houblon au nez, note caramélisées en finale. Assez déséquilibrée à mon avis.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
rumproasts (2951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2014
bottle. amber red with one finger head. if you took a mediocre red ale and added some rotting vegetable flavors, you’d pretty much have this one nailed. i couldn’t drink much of it before i dumped it down the drain.


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