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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Irish Ale
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 1054   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised. Available bottled, and in nitro keg and can versions.
Ingredients: Malted barley, chocolate malt, water, hops and yeast.
First brewed in Lady’s Well Brewery, Cork in 1856. Heineken purchased the brewery in 1983. Beer now produced in Heineken Nederland.
Also known as Irish Amber and Draught Irish Ale.
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2003
Not very good at all. My friend pretended to like it so he could seem knowledgeable about beer. Don't waste time drinking this.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2003
From the Sharp Edge European Beerfest: an intresting irish ale. I still thhough it was very little, but not completely undrinkable.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
21iceman40 (1732) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 28, 2003
This fucking sucks. Smells like rotten skunk and tastes much the same. Basically tastes like creamy budwieser. Not like I expected it to be good or anything though.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shotgun1431 (128) - franklin furnace, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2004 Aroma: smells a little like beer. Apperearance: Red with a whitish head. Flavor: Not too bad. Palate: ok. Overall: I like it but not nearly as good as Murphy's original.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 22, 2003
amber with a creamy head. slighlyt sweer and fruity. decent bitter hop finish. lingering caramel aftertaste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
larsniclas (5936) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2003
Not much of an head, chestnut-coloured. A sour aroma and flavour, watery palate and some strange taste hidden inside.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (6042) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2003 Rerate - 7/23/03 - finished the last of the 4 pak last night and it was a chore - just not a good flavor at all. Original rating - 2.9 - 16 ounce can - bit of a wet paper bag aroma, with slight malt undertones. Clear, dark copper color appearance with an off white head that is rather thin and dissipates quickly with little to no lacing. Bit of a spicy taste to it - tad of bitterness. Not the smoothest drinking ale around - but hey - it's Irish - it's got to be a little rough right?

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2003
This might be the worst beer I've had so far. Syrup color, no head. Revolting aroma and flavor. Woody tobacco-like palate. Hm...I must try this again to see if the sample I got was not poisoned...

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kasteelfreak (341) - Fallbrook, California, USA - JUN 10, 2003
Not bad. Almost like the Sapporo I just drank. This is a little maltier, has more of a bitter finish, and of course is darker with a bronze red color.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryaneq (9) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2003 does not count
Nice drinkable ale. I thought it a little to sweet tasting initially, but with a mildly bitter after taste. Drinkable.


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