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


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RATINGS: 764   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.

kerenmk's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (3050) - Tel Aviv, - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours murky dark red with a white ring. Malt, caramel, grapeand sugar and cocoa aroma. Wine, sweet taste. Light-to-medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lbianchi66 (63) - FRANCE - MAY 4, 2015
Robe brune, légèrement ambrée. Saveurs de malts torrefiés, épices et fruits noirs. Arrière goût métallique. Carbonatation très fine. Une bière équilibrée et largement buvable mais sans plus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (8544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
On tap at John Hewitt, pours a hazy amber with a medium beige head. Nose brings out bready malts above anything. Flavour is quite dry, with bready malt, a little toffee and a dry bitter finish. Balanced and drinkable, but not terribly exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gangstergafje (133) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
Very dark red color. It looks really nice. The smell is nice. Malty and slightly bitter. The taste is also very malty and has a bread aroma. It has a high ’stout’ appearance. In the finish there is a little citrusy aroma. Overall, a nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (414) - FRANCE - APR 19, 2015
Brune brune clair avec des reflets rouges, limpide, fine mousse avec des reflets cuivrés. Nez léger de malts torréfiés, épices, herbes., léger côté métallique. Bouche de malts grillés, amertume modérée, légère astringence. Bière agréable sans plus...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
damjan (34) - CROATIA - APR 18, 2015
50cl bottle. Pours dark red color with medium brownish head. Yeasty and citrusy aroma. Taste - light malty, dry and hoppy. Medium bitterness comes quickly. Medium bittery aftertaste. Average beer with thin body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
torejh (38) - SWITZERLAND - APR 11, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear dark red color with a light beige head. Aroma of caramel malts and roasted bread. Taste is malty, but a bit thin bodied. There's a light bitter and watery finish. An ok ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
azzie (385) - - APR 7, 2015
Bottle 0.5l. Clear mahogany liquid, light to medium body and light carbonation. Taste of water and baked sugar. Bitterish and watery.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1574) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
Appearance: Dark brown, red hue? Clear. Some light tan head.
Aroma: Berries, fruit. Some light malts.
Taste: Berry sweetness, some malt. Doesn’t do it for me.
Bought: Saveur-Biere.com, 500 ml, €3.70
Info: 4/4-2015, 74/300M, BB: 28/6-2015

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StDevil (31) - POLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Copper, dark red color with thin head. Caramel malty and fruity aroma. Medium bitterness and body, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zlotta (221) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2015
0,5 l bottle from Rudat, best before 28/11/2015. Clear, dark red with a small, fluffy, slowly diminishing, tan with a reddish touch head. Pleasant, malty aroma of redcurrant, raspberry, caramel and gentle hints of chocolate. Sweetish taste of redcurrant, raspberry and caramel, followed by a weird, light bitter and slightly metallic finish. Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation. Pleasant, but not fantastic. Easily drinkable despite the empty, metallic finish.

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