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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 839   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydslip (309) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Deep auburn beer with a thin beige head. Nose of brown bread, light caramel, and a little bit of cocoa. Flavor is pleasant with light toasted bread, cream soda, and vanilla punctuated by a dry bitterness that lingers. Enjoyable, if unremarkable, beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FBoekman (159) - SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2015
Mörk rödbrun. Mycket skum. Luktar bränt kaffe. Smakar lite bränt. Lite tunn. Rätt ok dock.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
egidis (70) - LITHUANIA - DEC 10, 2015
bottle. red and clear with white small head. aroma of roasted malts, grassy, earthy. light body, average carbonation, dry and bitter finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ninecats (398) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep red with semi beige big head dissipating slowly leaving lots of lacings. Nice appearance. Aroma is mild, with slight dough, coffee, jam, red berries, slight hoppy/flowers. Taste is bitter, with a mashup of roasted malt, coffee and slight caramel, unfortunately over cooked vegetables, more red berries in the finish. Light to medium body, medium carbo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
pitch992 (73) - SLOVENIA - NOV 28, 2015
caramel, roasty, chocolate, grass, dough. brown-red, clear, white foam, minimal head, ok retention. very bitter aftertaste-astringent, roast, toffee. light body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, bitter. dissapointing

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Turtles (1472) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2015
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Clear mahogany with a fluffy yellow-white head, rich lacing. Malty caramel aroma with chocolate and spicy notes from nutmeg. Smooth and dry mouthfeel, gentle carbonated. Caramel taste with bread, sweet corn, wood and red vinergum.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
swapp (310) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - NOV 20, 2015
330 ml bottle red - brown color with strong thin white head. taste are nice a bit sweetish to caramel notes wit some vanilla and dark fruits. aftertaste are fine dried plums it nice dry bitter at the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nonshaugen (330) - Fetsund, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2015
50 cl bottle. Dark mahogany red-brown, lively carbonated, looks great in the glass. Aroma is sweet caramel, toffee and espresso with a slight bitterness to it. Taste is more dark fruits, lively cabonation and bitter chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DoctorHU (289) - UKRAINE - OCT 31, 2015
The flavor is delicious with coffee zhzhenost soft tones and slight vanilla notes. The taste somewhat muted berry acidity, a little dried fruit, caramel bitterness is not too intense. The finish is dry, zhzhenost comes to the fore, and the acidity reaches deep into the background.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fid600 (81) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 21, 2015
50 cl bottle from City Center One, served in a snifter. Dark amber to ruby red, with medium, short-lasting tan head. Aroma is earthy, chocolate, touch of caramel, mild grassy. Medium body, low carbonation. Taste is low on sweetness, with medium bitterness. Texture is oily.


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