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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fredthecat (305) - CANADA - FEB 15, 2013
dark copper with an offwhite head. smell is sweet malt, quite subdued. taste is leafy hops, a rounded maltiness, light caramel character. palate is smooth and full bodied relative to the low alcohol. subdued but quite good and fits in well as an occasional sessioner.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bretteux (177) - Ste-Julie, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2013
Le col demeure assez longtemps du a sa bonne effervescence.Les bulles nombreuses picote les lèvres au contact du liquide.Une couleur rougeâtre qui sagence bien avec la couleur de la canette hihi !Au gout; cest bien malté avec une légère touche damertume qui col au palet.pour conclure une bière qui se boit facilement.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (2307) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2013
Surprenament houblonnée, peu d’amertume, bon côté céréale, facile à boire. Pas une tonne d’aromatique mais ya quand même une bonne charge de saveurs.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hstreet (71) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2013
Stinky stench. Too smokey, Too Snotty, Too dark for this type of brew. Pure BS IMO. Don’t bother with this one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4936) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2013

Appearance: Deep amber color with a creamy off white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Mild fruity.
Palate: A bit light body. Mild sweetness and light bitter. Creamy carbonation.
Taste: Mild caramel malty and light fruity.
Overall impression: Fresh and ok Irish ale. But could improve a lot with a bit more full body.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with tommann

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2013
Unassuming, discrete and modest red ale-ish beer, tastes slightly of industry and mass production. Good mass production, but not too special. Creamy, good sweetness and a decent bitter aftertaste. Grows on you!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Minderbinder (2028) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle 440ml. Pours amber with high beige head. Alot of lacing. Aroma and taste are of caramel, malt, sweetness. Not much. Palate: body is ligth. Overall: Not bad, but not very interesting.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
strangehorse (50) - - SEP 21, 2012
Keg - Stag’s Head, Dublin 2. Simply awful...weak / a throw-back to the days before the real ale revival. One swig suffices...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1556) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2012
Aroma: Smelling weak of bread, nuts, some grass and pears.
Appearance: A clear ruby ale with a compact off-white head leaving some lacing, but small curtains.
Taste: A sweet bread start, some red apples and walnuts.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, rather refreshing texture, a small body and a light dry finish.
Overall: A light beer, and a bit boring.
Note: Nitro-tap at the Dubliner, Stockholm. Reviewed 2012-09-18.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tommann (2861) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2012
440ml can. Pours reddy orange with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malt and caramel. Taste is a bit watery, fruity malt throughout. It’s ok.


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