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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold filtered and kegged. Also available bottled.
"At last an Irish Red Ale with a traditional hop flavour to balance the fruit character of the yeast and the luscious caramel flavour notes delivered from the malts used, as opposed to artificially added."
Ingedients: Pale, Crystal, Wheat and Chocolate Malts; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Golding hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2010
Draught at Charlies. C reamy white excellent fully lasting head. Red colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Powerfull moderate bitter nice flavor. Average heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11565) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Bottle shared by Velkyal. Thanks! Pours a clear auburn color with a large frothy head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of nutty notes, caramel and faint hops. The taste is raisin, toffee and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - AUG 21, 2011
Botella de 330ml servida en vaso Tumbler.Saboreada en feb´11 Brota con color rojo amarronado.Espuma blanca y fugaz de pequeñas burbujas, densa.Aromas de levadura y fruta,trazos de chocolate.Sabor de lúpulo suave lígeramente dulce,matices de chocolate y notas de frutos secos.Sensación fresca y punzante en boca,cuerpo pleno y buena carbonatación.Breve retrogusto de seco amargor.Refrescante. 330ml bottle served in a Tumbler glass.Enjoyed on feb´11 Pours brownish red in color.White brief crown is dense with small bubbles.Yeast & fruity aromas, chocolate hints.Smooth hoppy flavor slightly sweet,hues of chocolate & dry nut notes. Crispy mouthfeel, full body & good carbonation. Brief dry bitter aftertaste.Refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4626) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2012
Bottle. Reddish brown beer with a very strong and handsome foamy head. The aroma is malty and milky, and the flavour is fairly bitter with a malty and roasted nature. Overall a nice drinkable bitter beer with malty elements.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (8308) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 29, 2012
11.2 ounce bottle from Bier 30. Pours a clear reddish color with a thick white head. A sweet nose of big toasted malts and caramel. A bit of a bitter and metallic bite in the flavor alongside caramel, light fruit and toast. Very nice. Loads of flavor for 4.4%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
330ml brown bottle. Amber coloured brew with a small white cap on top. Good lacing. Nose has caramel malts and a light whiff of tea. Caramel malty flavour with a light hop note. Mild malty aftertaste and light bitterness. Body is light. A pretty simple beer overall, but good for the style, and honestly better than expected.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1472) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Pours a deep reddish brown with a bubbly white head. Aroma is musty and slightly fruity. Taste is dry and bitter with some malty notes. The carbonation and the hops make this a dry beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
capoccetta (171) - roma, ITALY - MAR 20, 2011
on tap.Classica spinatura al carboazoto con schiuma molto densa e compatta,colore rosso.I profumi sono molto delicati con note tostate di malto.In bocca invece è molto corposa con sentori moto pronunciati di malto tostato,caffe amaro e una nota lieve di liquirizia. comunque molto beverina. finale amaro.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3999) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 20, 2011
Pours a hazy orange with a big tight off white head that leaves a nice lace. The aroma is very malty with some light vegetal notes that fade in time. I hate to use one beer to describe another but this smells a good bit like old speckled hen with some depth to it. Caramel, dead leaves, & some earthy hops are really the dominant players in this bouquet. The flavor is really rather nice, I’ve come to expect overly sweet & caramelized flavors from my Irish Reds, this one has a hop character that is stronger than any sweet caramel flavor lurking around this beer, herbal, earthy, and bitter, this is more like it. This is not to say that the beer is not malty, in fact that sort of autumnal nuttiness I usually associate with the best Oktoberfest beers is all over the place here. The caramel is most felt at the front and is matched with a light cherry like fruitiness, but the beer finishes with a pleasant enough roasty character. The beer has a light carbonation that carries it well across the palate. By all means a very tasty beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4925) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2011
Bottle.Bronze with a small head. Not a lot of flavour at first but after a whike there was a presence of malt with a gentle bitter finnish. A nice pleasant mouthfeel added to the experience, Finished far better than it started,


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