Brewed by Metalman Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Waterford, Ireland


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Pale ale, golden in colour with a delicate white head. Citrus and floral aromas lead into hop flavours characterised by grapefruit and mandarin, with a dry bitter finish

jlhooker's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlhooker (28) - Dublin, Ireland, - DEC 10, 2012
Cask at Brew Dock Dublin. Light golden orange pour. Hoppy resinous aroma. Smooth hoppy pine taste with bittersweet finish. A very nice beer on cask

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackandwhite (13) - Dublin 2, IRELAND - MAY 13, 2016
Pours yellow with a big white head which lasts. Fresh citrus and floral aroma, taste is not as strong as the aroma. Finish is slight bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gangstergafje (537) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2016
The beer has a nice look. The color was a nice amber. The beer has a slight cloudiness. You can see some nice bubbles rising towards the top. The beer pours a nice amount of soft white foam. The bulk collapses, only leaving a thin drape. The smell of the beer is delicious. The smell reminds me a little of a stout. I smell some bitter roasted barley aroma’s and a hint of chocolate. There is also that familiar fruity strawberry aroma, together with a fresh hoppy sweetness. I really wonder what causes that strawberry aroma in so many Irish ales. It gives the beers a sweet, rich smell. The taste of the beer is just slightly less than the smell. There is a lovely citrusy hop flavor, with loads of lemon. There is also a hint of strawberry and roasted barley. The beer has a delicious hoppy flavor. The beer has the right amount of gas. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danfontaine (40) - - APR 13, 2016
Ar- light malt sweetness and hints of baked bread are joined by hop tangerine, apricot and ripe pineapple, Ap- pours a lightly hazed, dark gold with nice white head. Fl- malty sweetness is quickly replaced by hop bitterness. The tropical fruits are present here but this all seems a bit disjointed and a tad worty. Mf- medium bodied, dry / hop bitter finish. Meh Ov- like the nose here but the flavor is just too all over the place. I'd bump the malt complexity and scale down on the hop bitterness. This is way more of a session IPA than a pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (7590) - ITALY - JAN 3, 2016
can ambrata piuttosto limpida buona schiuma resina ossidato cereale agrume amaro finale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenkiGonzo (963) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 14, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2016 Can from Bierhaus, Cork. Cloudy, light amber. Pine and grass hop aroma with a hint of lemon. Dry, bitter flavour. Served too cold. Better as it warmed-up.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mortlach (1798) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 13, 2015
Bottle shared by John Nolan @Johnny’s Off License (thank you Johnny!). Pours golden with a decent white head. Aroma is malty, butter, floral notes, lemon, dishwashes. Flavour is medium sweet with a light bitter end. Light body, medium carbonation. Not in good condition.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ippopotamo36 (1490) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 9, 2015
Can at Johnny Off L. in Rome-Italy, courtesy of John. Thank you. Pours golden hazy color, white creamy cap. Nose: signs of diacetyl, butter, some grainy notes. Mouth: butter, grainy, bitter grassy. This batch not terrific but I can see the good will. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (7296) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2015
Many thanks to Beersiveknown for this can. Great fresh floral nose with hints of malt. The beer starts fresh floral with hints of grain. Smooth, pine, fresh green hops. Mild smooth body, round and nice grainy bitter in the aftertaste. Nice brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3766) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Can @ THT July, courtesy of me!! Pours a clear darker golden beer with a big white head on top. Aroma of some nice tropical fruits, citric notes, tangerine. Flavor is rather bitter with loads of tropical citrus fruits. Sweet peachy flavors and a juicy bitter aftertaste. Nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9616) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
Can shared at Dean’s Technicoloured Dream-Shorts Tasting thanks Mrhangover. Pours slightly hazy orange with a big off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, grapefruit, peach. Flavor is over light sweet and moderate bitter. Light to medium bodied with light carbonation.

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