Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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A style of ale that Ireland is famous for, our Red is brewed with wheat, crystal, chocolate, munich and pale malts. A well balanced, mild and easy drinking Irish ale with a smooth malty sweetness and hints of caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciaranc (795) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 26, 2013
On draught at Sweetmans. No notes, from memory. Amber pour, off white head, looks great. Nose is not as pronounced as the rest of the range, toasted malt, hints of caramel. Flavour is more toasted malt and a little toffee sweetness. Quite light bodied, highly carbonated and not much of a finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamflower (566) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
On tap at the brewpub in Dublin. A decent Irish Red Ale. Not very complex, but enjoyable session ale. I liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2142) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2013
Dark red colour, slightly malty aroma and taste. A nice little red ale, but nothing too spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ACD (621) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 10, 2013
Keg at JWS. Deep ruby with nice white head. Aroma gives caramel, some red berries and some earthiness. Caramel hits first up on tasting, followed by some nice fruitiness, earthy notes, and a bit of an orangey hop bite. Lingering caramel and earthy hop notes. Not a favourite style of mine, but this is one of the better ones out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2658) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 8, 2013
Appearance: amber red, medium off white head. Aroma: sweet, some decent (and unexpected) hoppiness in there, malty too with a slight floral edge to it. Flavour: Biscuit caramel at first, good amount of hops then shines through, floral again with a decent sweet malty finish. If only more Irish ales were like this the reputation might be raised. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goozen (2880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at J.W.Sweetman, Dublin: Amber coloured brew with an fine somelike American hoppy taste and great hints of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3317) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 9, 2013
The head is ok, the body darkred. It smells malty-intensive, hoppy. The taste. The taste is malty, hoppy, a bit bitter-aromatic, flowery. NIce! 12/11/11/11/-/11

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