RateBeer
Franciscan Well Rebel Red Ale
     click to upload
overall
50
82
style
Brewed by Franciscan Well (MolsonCoors)
Style: Irish Ale
Cork, Ireland
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ethereal (2409) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Deep amber colouration. Sugary, malty aroma which leads into a strong caramel flavour. Quite light given the strength. Not that impressive.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2009

Source: Tap at Bull and Castle in Dublin.
Glass: Pint glass.
Appearance: Poured a clear red color with a one finger beige head.
Aroma: Sweet caramel malt and earthy hops.
Flavor: Caramel malt backbone with a hint of chocolate and a mild bitter finish.
Palate: Medium body with solid carbonation.
Overall: Not too bad, just nothing special.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2009
[2187-20090520] Tap. Weird vegetal sweet grains aroma has a random poo peat note. Clear, dark red amber body with a small long-lasting creamy off-white head. Toasted grain flavour has lots of wet paper notes and a very mild hint of chocolate. Medium body. Discontinuous aroma and flavour, odd.
(@ Bru Bar; Cork, Ireland)

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
goozen (2727) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at Farrington, Dublin: Clear amber coloured brew with an decent hints of caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
1901 (32) - IRELAND - DEC 10, 2013
Aontaíonn tú gan aon ábhar atá mídhleathach nó gráiniúil nó a sháraíonn aon chearta tríú páirtí a chur suas ná ceangal a dhéanamh leis. Aontaíonn tú gan aon ní a dhéanamh a chuirfidh isteach ar úsáideoirí eile leas a bhaint as an Suíomh nó a d’fhéadfadh difear a dhéanamh d’oibriú nó do shlándáil an tSuímh. Aontaíonn tú gan iarracht a dhéanamh rochtain a fháil ar fhaisnéis phearsanta Úsáideoirí eile.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (2586) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2014
Poured a murky medium amber with a disappearing tan froth. Aroma of sweet, zesty caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of sweet milk chocolate and moderate berry hints.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bluevegie (3042) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2006
Franciscan Well 17/05/06. I quite liked the colour of this one although a pretty bland taste after trying the Friar Wiesse. Malt nose, some caramel and a touch of rhubarb also toffee in the taste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7805) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2007
Cask, Burton Fest 07. Toffee coloured with a small head. Aromas are toffee and caramel with berries. Some spices. Soft and Kentish. Flavours are soft toffee malts with sweet earthy pear and ripe apple. OK, if a bit soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Muggus69 (1108) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2010
Draught. Bull & Castle, Dublin. Copper amber body, white foam. Muted aroma of toffee and subtle roast. Medium body, slight shewiness about it. Nutty caramel malts, nothing else really oustanding, maybe a hint of fruit. Moderate bitter finish. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (1748) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin white head, aroma has some fruit, the taste is bitter and sweet with a dry waterery finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4  5  6 7


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50