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

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RATINGS: 768   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (692) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2015
How: bottle Appearance : dark red, minimal head. Aroma : caramel, bread,. Palate : light body, smooth carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (1196) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JAN 20, 2015
Pours a clear dark amber/brown color, topped with a frothy beige colored head. Caramel aroma, some roasted notes and a bit fruity. Taste starts with some sweetness and caramel notes, roasted body and moderate bitterness in the finish. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Keg at Norseman Temple Bar, Dublin. It pours a clean amber color with a small tan head. Aroma is mildly sweet with caramel malt, toffee, grains and pine cones. Taste is lightly roasted and medium sweet, with notes of grains, toasted bread, toffee, nuts, pine needles and resinous hops. Finishes drier with bitter notes oh piny hops. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Nice red ale

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
momordgz (250) - - JAN 5, 2015
Ok deep amber beer. Medium malt taste with caramel notes. Bit bitter at the end.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
hrabren (77) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2014
On tap at Sheridan’s pub, 0.5 glass, draught with nitro. Clear light amber red, off white frothy head, long duration. Light hoppy aroma. Creamy and refreshing, metallic aroma, some bitterness. Average.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gaultier (787) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_alkis (412) - SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2014
Tasty and clean red ale. Actually it works quite well as a thirst quencher. Drunk straight out of the bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (370) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
toast, caramel, spruce, red, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4595) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bygers (946) - 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


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