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

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RATINGS: 844   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.


ronaldtheriot's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ronaldtheriot (1707) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JAN 26, 2013
O’Hara’s Irish Red has a very thin, off-white head, a brilliant brick-red appearance, lots of bubble streams, and a little bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is of medium-roasted barley malt, molasses, brown bread crust, and candied fruit. Taste is of tannin, bread crust, and mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and O’Hara’s Irish Red finishes crisp, dry, refreshing, and easy drinking. Overall, this is a simple, yet good beer. RJT


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (6858) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Tastea pretty much like rusty copper. Reddish pour. Tangy finish with clingy unpleasant metallic aftertaste. Bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1207) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Pours brownish red with an off white foam head. Aroma is roast and toffee and caramel, with earthy hops. Flavor is roast and caramel, with some earthiness. Lightly bitter. Has a light body and soft carbonation. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1458) - ISRAEL - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is malty, notes of toasted bread and honey. Moderately sweet, flavors of grains, caramel, toast, honey and biscuit, finish is dry and bitter. Light-medium bodied. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DraftDodger (888) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Copenhagen 15/5 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Very red label with some obscure markings. Pours clear deep amber with with small white head. Settles as paper thin patch of foam. Aroma is sweet and of toffee, brown sugar and bitter coffee. Medium carbonation and slightly thick palate. Flavor is quite sweet followed by light bitterness. Something slightly roasted i the aftertaste. Quite good one - sweet without overdoing it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (1062) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle. Pour is dark amber with a frothy head, aroma is malty, light toffee. Taste is toffee, earthy malts, sweetness, light burnt coffee notes and bitterness towards the finish. Good

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jultsu (580) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - APR 29, 2016
BBE 28.04.16. Tumman mustanpunertava, nopeasti katoava vaahto. Maan multainen suklainen tunkkainen tuoksu. Suutuntuma laimeaa suklaata, espressoa, palaneisuutta, vetinen alapää. Kokonaisuus ihan kiva.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ghrees87 (5) - - APR 16, 2016 does not count
Average at best. Deep clear red copper colour with a disappointingly thin head. Drinkable but forgettable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (288) - Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2016
Pours dark copper, medium head. Aroma is richly malty, nutty, pecan. Taste is toffee, nuts, toast, and a hops bite.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanoi (768) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
remALUS (148) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - APR 13, 2016
Bottle 330ml. Price 1,15€ . Neskaidri raudonai-ruda spalva ir nedidelė gelsva puta. Skonis: geras


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