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Clanconnel #2 McGrath’s Irish Pale
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Clanconnel
Brewed at Hilden

Style: Bitter
Craigavon, Northern Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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triskaideka's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
triskaideka (127) - Killarney, - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle at home (and possibly too cold - my bad) - poured clear amber with good white head - grassy aromas - quite bitter taste. Acceptable example of pale ale - nice enough but doesn’t stand out.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
Very basic pale or bitter with a mild grainy and cereal malt and light citrus hops that elude to a basic flavour. Well balanced and crisp slightly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden yellow, light dry fruit, sweet and bitter, floral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2035) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle from Supervalu, Longford [120214]
Amber, clear, frothy white head
Aroma - Citrus hops, some grapefruit, quite zesty, some lemon, bit of hay
Taste - Citrus zest, some lemon, dab of grapefruit zest, dry zest, getting a bit of hay again, pale malts
Palate - Medium carb and body, bit oily, fairly bitter zest palate, some sharp zest. Finish - zesty lingering finish, quite dry, clean and crisp
Overall - Much better than the Irish Red that I tried - quite a decent beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deu (679) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 10, 2014
Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of grapefruits. Bitter finish. Nice.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden, slight grass on the nose. A hint of soap on the finish, slight and light with a slightly sweet finish, not a big fan.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2793) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale gold with little to no head. Aromas of resin and caramel. Taste has decent hop bitterness and caramel. Clean finish. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1088) - SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Clear golden, wee bit of a hue and decent retained white head. Clean, lemony nose and main taste. Crisp light malt. Nice lemony finish. Simple, easy working beer.

Bottle, February Tasting

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2144) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle. Golden with little white head. Aroma is resinous with a little pine. Tast3 of honey, caramel and pine. Little bitter. Clean, not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle at home... Golden yellow... Small white thin head. Soft zezty fruit nose... Light dry lemon hop... Soft fruits... Quite a dry finish

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (597) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle from bridge House jdw Belfast a deep golden ale with light fruity aroma a malty biscuity base is evident sone soft fruit with peach and orange some hoppy bitterness on the finish but generally well balanced and flavoursome


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