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Brewed by Dungarvan Brewing Company Ltd.
Style: Irish Ale
Waterford, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A flavoursome, fruity Irish red ale, which uses crystal malt to give a caramel character that is balanced by a light dash of bittering hops. Perfect accompaniment to most meat and game dishes. Contains a yeast sediment - store upright and pour carefully. Best served at room temperature.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (13548) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Hazy dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 011011

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dedollewaitor (14535) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle @ Autumn Tasting, Ulfborg 2011. Pours cloudy orange with a small creamy white head on top.A bit of fruit, yeast and caramel. Dusty and fruity flavor. Medium to thin body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (12515) - DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle. Hazy amber/orange with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and a little nutty. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops, medium sweet, little nutty and little dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, nuts, fruits, malt and hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2011
Bottle, Bierhaus, Cork. Reddish-amber, thin head. Pleasing earthy caramelly aroma. Light floral hops overlay an earthy, caramelly body. Decent red ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blankboy (6520) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle [500ml] shared with HogTownHarry & garthicus -- c/o garthicus. Pours a murky copper with an average size diminishing off-white head. Mild aroma of grain, fruit and a bit of sourness -- not great. Watery flavour of caramel malt and yeast along with some fruit and a short light bitter finish. Average bodied. Most Red Ales and Irish Ales are quite dull and this is no exception.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle @ Bierhaus, Cork. Murky, a bit muddled, coppery-red. Bright fruity aroma is apples, pears, red plums. Hop flowers in the background. Quite a thick, lightly syrupy character. Lots of malt sugars. Lively carbo. Juicy, fruity, and good balance.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2786) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 15, 2011
Finally (and probably temporarily) this beer brings me to the number one spot for raters of Irish beers. Bottle. Appearance: Copper, almost hazy. Medium off white head. Aroma: Mildly fruity, good amount of malt, nice yeast nose too with a pleasant apple quality. Flavour: Malt, nice caramel quality, bitter, lightly hopped with a good yeastiness too, long bitter finish, quite a nice brew I found it quite pleasant and would happily drink again.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
liffeystynx (14) - IRELAND - JAN 30, 2011
500 ml. bottle Pours a cloudy red/orange with minimal head. Sweet malty aroma. A light taste, hoppy with a sharp and lingering finish. Curiously reticent impression overall; might need to try again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2973) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2011
Bottle. Brownish orange with a thin head. Aroma is a bit spicy with caramel malts. Flavour is very tasty, malty caramel, almost treacle with a dry tart finish. Low carbonation.


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