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Kinnegar Scraggy Bay

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Brewed by Kinnegar Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Rathmullan, Co Donegal, Ireland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fondly known as “Yellowcap”, Scraggy Bay is a balanced coppery ale with a snappy little bite of hops.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1051) - SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2015
500ml bottle from Reills Lisnaskea, £2.50:
This one was a very nice American style IPA, particularly as it comes from an Irish brewery and came out a lot better than I was expecting. Thankfully the beer was quite bitter with a lot of grapefruit and citrus flavours, some pine helping add to this as well. Overall this one was quite an enjoyable offering and one that I wouldn’t mind picking up again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
momordgz (199) - - JAN 30, 2015
Decent craft irish India Pale Ale. Peachy and hazy. Ends with bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4391) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle thanks to big bro. Hazed light golden orange coloured pour with a lasting white head. Aroma is grassy, earthy hop with a little hay. Bit dirty on the nose. Flavour is semi crisp, dirty grassy hop and a little hedgerow berry. Palate is medium light bodied with highish carbonation. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
turbothy (1130) - Bonn, GERMANY - NOV 26, 2014
Pours slightly cloudy with a fairly solid head. Clear hoppy aroma and a crisp bitterness. Not bad, but not exactly a session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3418) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is grapefruit, citrus and lovely

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2755) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 12, 2014
On tap at WJ Kavanaghs. Appearance: Cloudy orange , thick proud pure white head. Aroma: Fruity, pine, tropical nose, smells great. Flavour: tropical and grainy, a little nutty too with pine, nice bitterness with a very long bitter finish. Quite decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marvelDim (23) - - APR 29, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours nice white head that lasts. Nice mouthfeel. Easy drink with hop/resin finish, slightly dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 3, 2014
Bottle from Drinkstore [020414]
Orange amber, frothy fluffy head, hazy, some lacing
Aroma of orange citrus, sweet tropical fruits, soft resinous hops, sweet fruity malts, good aroma
Taste of soft caramel malts, orange citrus, soft tropical fruits, some bitter orange zest, sweet juicy fruit malts
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, oily, good bitter sweet balance. Finish of bitter orange zest, sweet fruits, nice tangy orangey finish
Overall - Liked this a lot, the bottle I’ve had seems a lot better than the other rates here

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerfest5 (1197) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 23, 2014
Aroma of dead flowers and wet hay. Taste is similar with some bready malts. Color is average yellow gold, white head, no lacing. This was a miss.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sizzler80 (488) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 22, 2013
Golden cloudy pour with a decent off white head. Citrus, slight pine, slight grapefruit, straw, hint of coriander. Decent carbonation with a medium dry finish.


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