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Brewed by Franciscan Well (MolsonCoors)
Style: Irish Ale
Cork, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A robust amber ale with a distinct caramel flavor imparted by crystal malt and balanced by the hop varieties challenger and fuggles.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (1071) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - APR 6, 2016
Clear dark amber color with beige head. Aroma has mostly caramel malts and some earthy hops. Taste starts malty but not sweet, a bit astringent and hoppy on the finish. Medium to light body with low carbonation, feels a bit watery. Not bad overall, it’s easy drinking and has a nice aroma but it tastes quite bland.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Iznogud (2141) - CROATIA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml from Pivana. Pours dark amber short lasting off white head. Lacks body, caramel malty, sweetish, bit artificial. Main problem for me is emptiness which sucks you in after first taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (2039) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 24, 2016
reddish amber colour, moderate sized, not too stable slightly beige-ish off-white head; aroma of toast, floral honey, some wallnut and dried fruity notes; bittersweet taste with honey and bready notes; correct ale

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nephirem (169) - CROATIA - FEB 12, 2016
Pours a clear dark ruby color with short lasting slightly off-white head. Smell is faint, bread, yeast and caramel. Gets more intense as it warms up a bit. Thin body with medium carbonation. Watery texture. Taste is bittersweet. Aroma of malts, yeast, bread, caramel, toffee. Dry finish. Overall, a bit too thin and watery. Aroma doesn’t come through strong enough. Could be better.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (4485) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle in Belgrade. Clear, coppery red-brown, soapy tan head. Sweet copper-cider aroma. Bubbly body, thick malty copper. Tasty enough.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hrabren (772) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 28, 2015
0.33 l bottle at O?ujsko Pub (Märzen Pub) in Tkal?a, Zagreb, Croatia. Served to cold. Clear ruby to chestnut, very small off white head. Light dry fruit notes, malty background, no hops. Light and watery, no character. Some biscuit sweetness. Again no hops, no finish. Not good.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jvhemert (375) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2015
AROMA: cereal, bread, APPEARANCE: red, clear, frothy, white foam, TASTE: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, PALATE: medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, OVERALL: incredibly smooth ale, not much depth to its aromas and a bit too sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (1388) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2015
On tap @ central hotel Donegal a clear amber beer malty aroma flavour is carmel hint of red fruits but fairly one dimensional lacking depth light toffee sweetness on finish

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
azzie (768) - Pula, CROATIA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle 0.33l from Konzum supermarket in Pula, Cro. Clear mahogany liquid, big unsteady head. Light body, heavy carbonation. Smell of roots and a hint of caramel. Watery. Some caramel in taste, medium sweetness. Very light and nothing special. Something vodka-like in aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darioklc (665) - Karlovac, CROATIA - NOV 13, 2015
Dark amber color with a thin, creamy head. Smell of earthy hops, a little touch of cherry, not too much in the way of maltiness. Well balanced, sweet, bready maltiness. One tasty beer.


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