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Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: American Pale Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A blend of pale and crystal malts and ample quantities of Cascade hops from America’s Pacific Northwest. Well balanced, medium bodied, citrusy and unfiltered; this is a California-style dry-hopped Pale Ale that is full of flavour with intense hop aromas.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
liamagester (17) - Swords, IRELAND - OCT 27, 2013
Typical golden straw colour. Refreshing citrus hop taste with lingering finish. Every mouthful is delicious. Very impressed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Deep amber pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is bready with light caramel malt and some citrus hop notes going on. Bready malts, citrus hops a decent dry citrusy bitter finish. Pleasant surprise

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
culchiem (2518) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2013
Clear amber with a white head, good lacing. Aroma is orange and dusty citrus. Intense fruity bitterness, marmalade on a smooth malty base. Finish is long dry

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bren_Beer (18) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 26, 2013
Draught pint @ brewpub. Appearance: golden Aroma: hops, citrus Taste: pine, floral and cascade hops Medium-high carbonation Well balanced, good value for money. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2971) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 24, 2013
From growler at Reuben’s
Hazy burnished gold. Dank hops and grainy malt. Fresh dirtiest grapefruit, shortcake malt, fresh and quaffable. At once unfinished and ready to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sizzler80 (459) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 20, 2013
On tap at J.W. Sweetman, Dublin. Reddish amber, cloudy pour with a thick white head. Very aromatic. Grapefruit, pine, cat, floral, toffee. Refreshing, slightly dry and good carbonation. This is good and I am looking forward to trying the rest of their beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 15, 2013
Keg @ J W Sweetmans, Dublin [140813]
Amber, clear, dense thin white head, good lacing
Aroma of citrus resinous hops, mellow fruity malts, background of soft caramel
Taste of floral soft bit spicy hops, fresh soft resinous hops, touch of orange, nice fruity malt background, well balanced flavours - good hoppy flavour, not too bitter with the fruity malt
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, good carb for keg, smooth texture, good bitter sweet balance, quaffable. Finish as main flavour, hoppy, resinous, clean finish
Overall - Very well made beer, good flavours - easily drink a few pints of this

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (875) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 26, 2013
On draught at Sweetmans, no notes, from memory. Cloudy amber gold, thick white head. Lovely bready caramel nose, some floral and bread notes. Taste is superb, toasted malt, sweet caramel, tropical fruits, backed by a nice hop bite. Robust mouthfeel, soft carbonation, long well balanced finish. 4 quid a pint, brilliant stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamflower (576) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
Shared with northropfye at brewpub in Dublin. An enjoyable pale ale. Nice balance. I enjoyed it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2208) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2013
light amber colour with off white head and lacing, hoppy aroma, really nice, flavour is also quite nice hoppy resinous quality


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