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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmmstout22 (24) - USA - MAR 26, 2004
Frothy head that quickly disappears. Mild hoppy flavor. Deep brownish red color, light carbonation. I would recomend over any macro red.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
ryan03zr5 (1) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2004 does not count
This beer looks great from the moment you pour it in your pint and the experance just gets better from there I always want another

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Red color with medium whit head.Some malt in the aroma with a hint of fruit. Flavor is average with a little metallic feel. Finishes a little sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffManOhYeah (133) - USA - MAR 18, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2004 Great red. Nice amber color with a reddish tint. Complex taste, but this is exactly what a red beer should be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - MAR 18, 2004
on tap: other rate speak of nitro tap. this was regular CO2? but not a bad amber , mostly malt character, with a slight hop backbone, but nothing to really talk about. i would much rather have the stout. im looking for the nitro tap thought...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (6025) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Canned version. Pours a dark red with a medium whitish head. Malt, hops and light notes of metal. Very smooth mouthfeel. Some malt a lighter grassy notes with this. Not an unpleasant beer despite the metallic hints in the nose. Average but drinkable. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2004
Dark amber with creamy head. Aroma and flavor is average, with nothing particular to mention.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
firemedic713 (169) - Palm Bay, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2004
Dark amber with a fluffy head. Malty flavor, low carbonation. Nice hoppy finish, but slightly medicinal aftertaste.This one came in a 16 oz can. This was ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2004
An Irish beer brewed in Holland?!? Weird. Pours an amber color with a decent head and nice lacing. I was expecting more of a redish color, I think, but it's nice. Smells a bit skunky, to be honest, with some maltiness scent. Taste is also a bit skunky, but not much. I think it's the "Hinie" coming through. There's a bit of hops and some malt going on. There's also a little bit of complexity but it leaves an aftertaste that doesn't do it for me. Mouthfeel has a *very* nice mineral sensation going on. Decent carbonation and the mouthfeel is full, but the aftertaste lingers with almost a metalic taste. Drinkability, therefore, suffers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 28, 2004
Medium copper color. Small white head. Aroma is malty. Grainy and a touch grassy. A medium to light bodied Irish Ale. Malts are slightly nutty and fairly sweet. Hops are slightly spicy. Light and refreshing, and way too sweet. It taste better than the typical American Macro, but not much. It drinkable but kind of uninspired. Mouthfeel is thin. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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