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

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10567) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14912) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2010
cask at JDW ... copper ... creamy tan head ...light fruity malts ... soft rich toffee ... little spicy hop.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2991) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear reddish brown, thin beige head, fruity and sweet roasted malt nose, bit scented, caramel malt flavour, toffee, smooth, high carbonation, easy to drink

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
slushbrew (4) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2013 A realy good Irish red ale. It?s deep burnished copper colour is a delight to the eye. It has a mix of toffe and fruit aroma resulting in a smooth mouthfeel

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HildigŲltur (5103) - KÝbenhavn, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2003
I had this cask conditioned at the old brewery close to Angel in London. It is very fruity with a sweet toffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 4, 2009
@ Charlies bar, Cph. Nice deep red golden amber colour with a nice solid off-white head leaving a good lacing. Aroma of toasted malt, fruit and caramel. Good mouthfeel. the flavour has a good toasty maltiness with caramel, bitter hops and fruit. Dry mild bitter malty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2630) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2010
Cask/handpump at Questors in Ealing. Pours a dark red-brown with a fine white clingy head. The nose is creamy, malty and grassy, then the palate brings a full body with nuts, oak and roast malt. The aftertaste is very astringently bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11607) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2243) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Cask@Moonunderwater, Wolverhampton. Burnished copper beer as described on the tin, with large head and good lacing. Aroma is faint toffee. Taste is malts, toffee and a touch of bittering hops. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (863) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask. Deep copper shade with light gold head. Light malty and fruity aroma. First impressions taste-wise are dominated by very vivid toffee notes, with sticky red fruit and a hint of vanilla following. Loving the toffee character. This was rather tasty.


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