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Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Company
Style: Irish Ale
Greymouth, New Zealand
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark gold in colour, very heady.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (5610) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, dunkle Früchte, hopfig. Geschmack bitter hopfig, malzig, leicht würzig, dunkle Früchte.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2014
From Tap in Fox Glacier. Beer served in Glacier temperature, perfect, I don’t want to wait for an hour.... The head is medium, body darkred-brown. It smells malty, bt hoppy, flowery. The taste is malty, flowery, ambermalty, mild. Bit boring, but drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1382) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2013
From tap to mug in Franz Josef, NZ. Pours very clear reddish-brown with a durable beige head leaving patches of sticky lacing on the glass. Aroma and flavor: clean, light malty aroma and flavor with some spicy hops and hints of caramel and nuts. Feel: Medium-light body with crisp medium-high carbonation. O: well-crafted and balanced, although a bit too light on malt.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andham (4) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2013 does not count
picked up in Melbourne (so not sure if there is a difference, possibly just the packaging). Nice and drinkable, (from the stubby) - lightly carbinated (small bubbles) , i get a (raspberry?) aroma, (have a light cold so could be why) - not the best red ale I have had, but definately no the worst. Quite drunkable (could see me having 1/2 doz)

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lisagirl (262) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 6, 2013
not much of an aroma, flavour a little bit of red berries on a sea of lightly bitter wash. very light as expected. fairly bland but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maris (915) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2013
From a 330ml bottle on 28/2/2013. Pours a clear medium amber with a largish head. Not much to the aroma, just some mild malt tones. The flavour is okay, but relatively muted, with some sweet toffee, a bit of toast, and some stone fruit. The bitterness is light and the carbonation medium. Drinkable but far from exciting.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WVHouseofBeer (741) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Pours the typical dark amber color with a small off-white head. Light aromas and flavors of caramel malt, bread and dark fruit. Mouthfeel was average. Quite a forgettable beer, nothing stands out about it.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cantabrian (762) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 7, 2012
Quite sweet, syrupy, and sour. Lacks some bitterness. Less than ordinary. Great to make a gravy though!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rand (1220) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle 330 ml from l’Empire du Malt - Clermont-Ferrand (F). Dark reddish beer with average head sticking well to the glass, silent crackling. Malted nose, fruity acidity, butter-toffee, grenadine and hop. The taste is soft, unctuous of malt, toffy-cassonade, milk chocolate, plum and cream. Toasty notes, walnut and hop. It’s always sweet in final, creamy and sweetened with a slight hop.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LesArgen (180) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2012
There’s an aroma of dried bread bordering on salada biscuits with some dirty socks and glaced cherries. The hops are more obvious in the mouth, with some grapefruit followed by boiled lollies and a little honey. The body is light and it’s not too long, but it’s quite a refreshing drop.


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