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Brewed by Heineken Italia
Style: Irish Ale
Milano, Italy
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional Red Beer. Traditionally brewed under licence of Murphy Brewery Ireland.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivo (2651) - GERMANY - JUL 4, 2002
Well, the color isn’t really red, but has amber and orange hues instead. A slightly sweet, fruity nose – pleasant. The taste is malty, with distinct cherry tones*. There is also a cracker-like flavor. Pretty clean palette and a round mouth feel. Quick profile. Overall decent but not very sophisticated.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorqui (2161) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 22, 2004
Intense red color. Sweet flavor with bitter notes. Compact and light foam.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcscottmc (6) - USA - SEP 19, 2005 does not count
Like other reviewers, I found this beer in parts of Greece and Italy. I figure it is one of those export-only beers that no one in Scotland actually drinks. Not bad, but nothing remarkable.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (11845) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2006
Beautiful red/cobber colour with limited white head. Aroma is mostly berries and caramel. The flavour is more cranberries that gives it a sour edge, but some burnt malts at the end bring sweetness and dryness as well.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stefano (1938) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2006
Orange colour, short head. Weak malty aroma. Sweet, fruity, hoppy, herbal, medium body. Boring ale.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Furseth (2058) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2008
Draft at the pub "Mad Jack" Rome/Italy: Clear red colour, with a nice creamy head. Aroma of malts citric, fruity, with a caramelly ending. Flavor has a smouth creamy mouth feeling, thin body, and a short citric/bitter fnish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (12677) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2009
Bottle from Scandinavian Park Hantewitt Flensborg. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Orangebrown colour. Strong caramellic malty aroma. Light sweet very caramellic flavor. Light bitter short finish. Watery palate.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - SEP 17, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2011 Clear amber colour.weak aroma of caramel.Taste light bitter light sweet and some roasty malt.metallic finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaKeAFC (835) - ITALY - MAR 2, 2012
50cl can, red colour with a reddish-white head, with no lace. Roasted nose. Syrup and caramel with smooth roasted malts, maybe some fruitiness. Taste is sweet with a weak bitterness in the finish. Carbonation is excessive for the style. Watery texture, medium bodied. Not bad for a heineken product but boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (10796) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2012
Amber red with a good off white head. Fruity malts with a touch of caramel and late balancing hops.


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