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

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2523) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle, medium long lasting creamy head, a little hazy dark red to very light brown colour, malty cakey barnyard aroma wit hjust a hint of vanila, biscuity malty flavour with some caramel a light herbal bitterness and a pleasant bready sourness. Quite nice and quite easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (2283) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2015
A decent Irish red with a light copper pour, light carbonation and a thin off white head. The aroma is mild and depsite a thin toasted malt, a bit of a spicy hop note theres not along going on. Easy going taste with a well balanced, lightly crisp finish. Not overly bitter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grima (2228) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (1893) - PORTUGAL - MAR 16, 2013
A little too bitter and metallic in the end, but a great copper colour with a quite complex flavour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1673) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUL 27, 2012
Bottled, 0.5l. Slightly hazy copper color with thin beige head, soft carbonation and some yeast residue. Aroma of spicy hops, barley malt, yeast and strong fruitiness. Taste of caramel malt and dried fruits, on the other hand aftertaste is long and pleasantly hoppy. Medium to full bodied, slick texture and average carbonation in palate. I liked this one very much...

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1614) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Bonito color miel oscuro, muy turbia y con mucho sedimento. Espuma escasa pero bastante duradera. Aroma poco definido, tirando a dulce y algo frutal Cuerpo y textura excelentes, y carbonatacion en su punto. Sabor malteado y acaramelado, manteniendo un toque frutal. Muy buen conjunto, que se disfruta cada trago.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
estpiwo (1319) - ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2013
Bottle. Red copper color, minimal head. Malty aroma. Caramel tones in taste, also little bit hops and malts. Medium dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - DEC 8, 2013
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.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 15, 2012
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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (1043) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 14, 2013
50cl bottle. Pours dark red white head. Roasted nuts, burned wood, toffee. Nose follows into flavours. Definite burnt notes which dries the mouth with a nice bitterness. Body is light and the flavour cannot carry this so is watery on the finish. Okay just.


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