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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1054   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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Fatehunter's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1579) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 6, 2013
It was pouring okay, then it just foamed up really quickly. The color is a amber to red. The aroma is crushed grain and a mild caramel. The taste has a watery start, mild bitterness in the middle, finishes with a mild sweetness. Unoffensive. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Nothing special, but an easy drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padchenko (134) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 19, 2015
Low carbonation but pours with a decent white head on a reddish body. Decent platable Irish red, without being anything extraordinary. Some caramel, a little citrus, with a balance of sweetness and some bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
red ale with a red look. Not a bad move on st pattys day. its not overly complex or different

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
huineman (255) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2015
Perhaps the most famous Irish red, available all over the world either bottled or kegged.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gangstergafje (152) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
Nice clear red color. The beer has a thin layer of white foam. It looks nice. The smell is simple. It has some metal and a regular beer scent with a little fruity sweetness on top. The beer has a nice bitterness. It has some nice almond aromas. The beer develops in taste the more sips you take. At first it is quite regular, but after a wile you discover rich beer. There is also a little citrus in the taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (1841) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2015
backlog, from draft at a pub in my town, 50cl., clear red colour with a small white layer, sweet caramel, grains, crisp bread malts, cardboard, grass, not my kind of beer

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ZeppelinNL (29) - NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2015
Yet another example of why Irish beer is so amazing. This one is very high in my all-time top list of beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
meireteixeira (112) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 28, 2015
Cor cobre, espuma persistente e clara, aroma de toffee, paladar amarguinho e envelhecido.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (1142) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Tap @ RVC. Dark caramel with a hint of red thin head decent lacing. Smells bready with a hint of citrus. Tastes like a tiny bit hoppier Yuengling.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fombe89 (387) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2015
On Tap. Color ámbar. Espuma blanca persistente. Carbonatación baja. Cuerpo medio. Sabor dulce.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bodega95 (85) - - MAR 19, 2015
On tap. Nothing extra ordinary, very light and soft. Not bitter. is ok .....

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