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Brewed by Kooinda Boutique Brewery
Style: Irish Ale
Rosanna, Vic, Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3006) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours chestnut brown with a small yellow head. Nose is very pronounced toffee and citrus hops. Quite toffee and biscuit forward in the taste with citrus throughout and a nice dose of hoppy bitterness to finish it off. Solid stuff

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jmgreenuk (4078) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear deep reddish brown with a broken white head. The aroma is malty but very weak. The flavour is is medium bitter, malty and a little metallic. The flavour lacks body and diverse flavours. Iím not sure where the concept of an English Red comes from. Iím not aware of anyone in England brewing one and the Irish examples are mediocre too.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (482) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2012
Dark brown, cloudy pour with light brown head. Caramel smell, some fruit. Malty, slightly fruity smell, very heavily carbonated. Has a burnt caramel aftertaste which isnít unpleasant.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
barakihunter (187) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2012
A pretty funny beer, all the tastes can be a bit conflicting. Aroma is slightly repugnant, appearance is a light blood red, cloudy with yeast and a regular head. Taste is earthy with some berry flavours. Palate bitter with not much feeling. Overall, expected more.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy dark brown. Small tan coloured head that falls away pretty quickly. Aromas are dominated by nutty sweet caramel. Not much else going on. Flavours are sweet with some nutty bitterness to finish. A little ho hum to be honest.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maris (966) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 7, 2012
From a 330ml bottle on 8/9/2012. Pours a very cloudy red-brown with lots of yeast floaties, and a small fine head. The aroma is earthy and malty with a bit of fruit. Tastes nutty and malty, with a slightly fruity tang (I detect some cherry along with the citrus fruit). The hops are on the mild side, and the body is medium. Relatively subtle but quite decent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
greensleevesy (12) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2012
Lovely Brown with big white head. Nutty, malty, caramel like bouquet followed by a smooth well balanced red ale. A lot more carbonation than expected

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davros (1869) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2012
Pours coppery brown with a large, off-white head. Nose shows creamy, nutty malt. Very little else. Flavours include bready, toasty malt. Again, not particularly interesting. Carbonation seems a little over the top. Nothing wrong with, just not really captivating in any way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3175) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2012
Big frothy head strong carbonation misty ruby red pour aromas very earthy vanilla nut caramel hoppy the flavours caramel rich chocolate nut biscuit mild bitter earthy hop backing the finish rich slightly dry sweet aftertastes earthy hop n9ice ale

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brenhophead (538) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2012
330mL bottle. Pours deep cloudy red with a big creamy off white head. Aroma of spicey english hops. Has that english hops metal twang in the flavour as well as toffee apple note. Not a bad beer but not outstanding either.


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