beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - DEC 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The very best example of an Irish Ale I’ve had to date. Not my favorite style to be sure, but this was very easy to enjoy. Bready malts highlighted by a smoothness rarely found in Irish Ale’s which tend to be over-carbonated. Beautiful finish on this one, another good one from this brewer.
ManVsBeer (5645) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Copper-amber with a very small head. Has a very tasty grain to it.
Grima (2182) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Auchan Market, Luxembourg City!
Pours copper colored with small head. Smell has some fruity and grassy hops. Starts with flowery hops and some roasty caramelly malts. Middle part has fruity and flowery hops. Goes into a bitter hoppy and flowery finish with some bitter malt notes.
estpiwo (1310) - ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Red copper color, minimal head. Malty aroma. Caramel tones in taste, also little bit hops and malts. Medium dry finish.
goozen (3368) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear amber coloured brew with an fruity hoppy taste with an fine caramel taste.
SanAntonian (1) - - MAY 21, 2013 does not count
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Delightful beer to enjoy in the Blarney Castle cafeteria after kissing the Blarney Stone!
Creedence (286) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle after dinner in Market Lane. Pours a deep copper/red with a lasting off-white foam. Aroma of apples, citrus, redcurrant and caramel. Medium caramel sweetness with a nice citrus finish. Slightly dry, lingering hops and smooth carbonation. Worked very well as an after-dinner beer, very light and refreshing.
ruigo (1512) - PORTUGAL - MAR 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A little too bitter and metallic in the end, but a great copper colour with a quite complex flavour.
triskaideka (225) - Killarney, IRELAND - JAN 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2014 Revisited 19-JUL-14 - pours dark amber with white head. Aroma is malty and caramel. Taste follows - malty/caramel - more flavour than similar ales of this profile. This isn’t my favourite style but good version
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hand pump @ L Mulligan Grocer. Brilliant copper poor, lovely foamy white head. Not much aroma, some dusty malt, orange peel. Nice fruit caramel notes in the flavour, not shy of hop bitterness in the finish. Smooth mouth feel, flat carbonation. Suits hand pump well, I like it.