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Brewed by Dungarvan Brewing Company Ltd.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Waterford, Ireland

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing blonde ale generously hopped to give bitterness and aroma that packs a punch. Great with spicy food.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2314) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 22, 2011
Bottle. Hazy copper with a medium lasting head. Aroma of orange spice and some nut. Plenty of hop in the flavour, citrus and pine. Finish is lingering bitter, but not overly dry

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, BELGIUM - APR 8, 2011
50cl bottle @ Bull and Castle, Dublin. Orangée opaque, col blanc avec qcq sédiments. Arôme houblonné, bonne note de levure, houblon herbeux. Un palais centré sur le houblon, levure, herbeux avec touche de citron. Profile malt pale reste discret mais cette dernière a un côté levure et houblon qui ne sont pas désagréable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (11874) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
Hazy dull tan. Thick head. Lightly fruity hop nose with hints of wood - kind of cascadey. Soft fruity hop, slightly toasty, biscuity malt. Good balance. Some yeasty character in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfest5 (1068) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 13, 2011
wow, this was definitely unexpected. most of the micros ive had from ireland are in the "not bad" range, but this goes into the "delicious" peak of blonde ales that have the hoppiness almost to a pale ale level. fruity and citrusy with mostly a grapefruit flavor, golden blonde in color, duh!, but just absolutely delicious, i cant wait to try the other offerings from this brewer and a great step forward for irish microbrewers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5196) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle @ The Abbot in Cork. Poured in the yeast, and it looks good like that, has a lasting head. The aroma and flavors are surprisingly hoppy with a few baskets full of flowers adding complexity. Much better than expected, and could easily drink more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2595) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 19, 2011
On cask at Oslo bar, Galway. Appearance: Gold, slightly hazy, decent frothy snow white head. Aroma: fruity, predominantly citrus but with a decent hop and malt undertone, floral too. Smells lovely. . Flavour: Moderatly hoppy at first, slightly spicy with a nice fruitiness, lemon rind, yeast, with a decent bitter finish. Really nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PaulsPissed (37) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 22, 2010
Cloudy orange, smells a bit sweet oranges and nuts. Taste like pine and nuts followed by overall biterness. Reminds me of the good old Samuel Adams standard. Finishes of bitter stuck at the back of your throat. A nice beer but too bitter for me thanks!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2010
Bottled, from The Drink Store, Dublin. Cloudy golden, fair sized head. Aroma of citrus and marzipan. Sweet with spritzy, rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Lightly grainy and yeasty. Long spicy bitterness. An enjoyable thirst quencher.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2010
A good solid beer this new brewery. More copper than gold, quite hazy. Caramel malty aroma. Sweet and fruity flavour, with a crisp, moderate bitterness that lingers quite long.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5664) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2010
This brewer should do nicely with brews like this.. pours out a honey gold .. has a very nice touch of bitterness, but is very balanced and tasty .. . great craic! .. . cask would be a dream .. . i look forward to trying more from these dudes.. .Hates people, loves porcupines. She’s in heat too. Too bad you’re not a dog. What can I do ya for?


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