Brewed by Hanlonís (prev OíHanlonís)
Style: Irish Ale
Newton St Cyres, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.
A voluptuous traditional Irish Red Ale, this is a rewarding drink that makes real fans of many of those who, trying it for the first time, are taken by its unique and individual strength of flavour. It is a superb example of a uniquely Irish brewing style which blends the dry smokiness of Irish stout with the warmth of a bitter ale - and what a colour!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden dark orange to amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild malty with a light metallic note. Roasted malty flavoured with a light breadish roasted malt base flavour. Mild fruity and dark caramelish note. Dry roasted lingering malt flavoured finish with a light bitterness coming through.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2009
Cask at Charlieís Bar, Copenhagen. A deep red beer with a light tan head. The aroma has very fruity, combined with some re berries , and a bit of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of toffee and bread hitting early, then comes notes of berries and some fruit, on a malty back ground, leading to a quite bitter finish. The mouthfeel is smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23044) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2010
Cask gravity @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with hints of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
10th November 2009
Spoons Fest.Clear dark amber beer. Semi dry palate. Just a little soft. Low carbonation. Light, almost creamy malt blending in to sweetish fruits - orange and peach. A little bubblegum. Dry malt finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2010
cask at JDW ... copper ... creamy tan head ...light fruity malts ... soft rich toffee ... little spicy hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2013
Cask at the Cleveland Arms, London. Pours clear amber with a fine, frothy off-white head. Bready malts in the nose, faint toast and fruity sugars. Light to medium sweet flavor with lots of simple, bready malts, light dryness, some orange citrus, faint toffee. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with mellow, leafy bitterness, nips of dry toffee, dry andtoasty bread. Simple, fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (17282) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2009
Cask handpull at The Rake. Chestnut, thin beige head. Malty but pretty good should be as itís a read ale, some sweetness, but not too much. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13233) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Chestnut brown with creamy head. initially served very cold and it tasted like a dud, luckily on warming up it recovered extremely well. Quite bitter for an Irish Red, hoppy and fresh giving a tingling effect across the tastebuds, almost as if the hops were slightly charged. Lasting and tasty on the palate, pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
Red amber with a lasting off-white head. Fruity aroma with a tea-like note, and malt in the background. Dry and fruity flavour, ith notes of hops, biscuit, and figs. Nice and bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10420) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
Clear red with a medium off white head. Aroma was fruity with caramel and floral notes. Flavour was fairly dry with caramel, berries, floral hops and toasted malt. Finished bitter.

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