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Brewed by Galway Hooker Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Co Galway, Ireland

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is an exciting new style of beer that we call Irish Pale Ale. This delicious beer is pale in colour, has a full well balanced hop flavour and aroma, a good foamy head, a carbonation level similar to standard lagers. Now you can, of course, make it as complicated as you like by adding various chemicals and preservatives to the beer so that it ferments and matures faster, has a longer shelf life and is cheaper to produce. However, as a small independent craft brewery, we believe in using traditional techniques and think that only the four basic ingredients of beer should be used to produce this wonderful, thirst quenching, “magic potion”. All we want to do is produce a pure and natural beer for the Galway market. Nothing more.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13716) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2011
On tap at Porterhouse Covent Garden. Clear gold thick white head. Its an earthy pale ale. Ok malts some hop on finish. Served cold on tap. Bit bland but utterly drinkable. Ok beer. Reminds me a bit of SNPA.. Does what it says on the tin.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle, 4.3%. Slightly buttery and spicy aroma. Hazy greyish golden colour. Small frothy white head. The flavour is OK citric hoppy and a little spicy. But there is still a bit of unclean butter or something. OK drinkable, but not that good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (13563) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle. It’s a clear one, golden in color and with a small, off-white head. The aroma has the typical English maltyness, bready and lightly crackery, with some light citrusy and grassy hops. Some toffee hints in the flavor, with bready, crackery hints and some bitterness. Medium to thin on the palate, soft carbonation. Some bitterness in the finish. A boring one indeed, too much on the toffee and bread side for me, but at least it drinks easily. 130510

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 19, 2011
Golden/dull bronze colour. Seems fairly richly hopped, with English hops so really as fun. Has a mostly earthy character in abundance but not much else. Decently made but boring concept.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Clear amber color, small white head. Sweaty peachy hoppy aroma. Light to medium bodied. Fruity (some peach), late bitterness. Aftertaste is watery, although nice fruityness there. Probably quite pleasant session beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (11201) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2012
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, butter and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280212

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 20, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Vinspecialisten, Kolding Storcenter.
Clear pale amber golden with a small, frothy, white head. Fine duration. Aroma has sweet doughy malts, some grapefruit, citric, soft pine. Medium to high carbonation, fine light but nicely elegant dry mouthfeel. Flavour is softly citric, mild pine, fair bitterness. Good balance and very easy to drink.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11130) - DENMARK - FEB 28, 2012
Bottle. Clear deep golden with small head. Aroma is malt, butter and a little caramel. Flavour is malt, butter, little caramel, hop and a little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Yellow with a small white head. weak fruity and hoppy aroma. Dry grassy hop flavour and quite bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10801) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
clear yellow ,smooth white head. aroma is slightly flowery, mild. flavor is flowery malty, berryish, english flatish flavor.


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