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


on tap

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (976) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aromas are not very strong on this one, but what does appear is a cereal and grainy note with a faint caramel sweetness and an abundant damp and leather aroma. Itís a dark, but clear, amber-orange color (maybe more brown than orange) with a big white-ish, puffy head. When it reduces, it gets a swiss-cheese look to it. The head hangs around for a while until it reduces to a soda-fizz looking ring, but it leaves a good amount of puffy lace down the glass. The taste is a flat, medium-light sweetness and light bitterness. The mouth is light bodied (maybe medium bodied), thin texture, with lots of effervescent, fizzy carbonation. Thereís a flat citrus flavor in the mouth with a bit of nut flavor and a light caramel. There seems to be an underlying rye, or just generally grainy, flavor throughout. It finishes with a light toasty note and some grassiness. The aftertaste is mostly clean with a rye and cereal flavor that doesnít linger very long.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Larry_Duffman (192) - - NOV 12, 2015
I had it from the bottle. The taste is corn malt, caramel, and a light hint of bitter hops. Itís crisp and refreshing. Itís always a decent choice. Itís drinkable and solid.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Javibi (10) - Valencia, SPAIN - NOV 8, 2015
FŠcil de beber pero le falta cuerpo, aroma y sabor. No estŠ mal para beberla de grifo si estŠ bien tirada

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2015
Draft. Clear amber red color, off white head. Aroma of caramel and light toffee. Taste is caramel, light body. Plain and uninteresting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (6661) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Draft in Ireland with the family. Pours a deep amber red brown body with thick head. Mouthfeel is medium and well-carbonated with notes of caramel, sweet toffee, spice, light grains and sugary malt.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (4235) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Keg at The Errigal Country House, Co Cavan. Short review at a social event. Murky red, light haze, foamy off-white head. Body is medium, soft carbonation. Taste is light with toffee, wholewheat bread with a cherry-like tang, nutty finish. Basic, but OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8853) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Pour on tap at Kytelers Inn, clear dark red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, watery grain, hints of husk, touch of grass. Taste was a mix of orange, grass, bread, slight caramel into a bit of spice, finishing slightly watery, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (1470) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at pub in Dublin. Amber with thick off white head. Sweet malty with caramel. Smoothie. Semi dry watery with low bitterness and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
romolime (134) - - JUN 4, 2015
Buona birra sul classico stile delle rosse irlandesi, un pÚ come la kilkenny. Eí piacevole a bersi.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gangstergafje (369) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
Nice clear red color. Nice little layer of white foam. The smell is quite plain but with a little metal hint. There is also some fruity sweetness. The taste is nice. There is in the finish the taste of roasted barley. Before this there is a fruity sweet taste with some tones of banana. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lello4ever (335) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Discreta ale irlandese dal colore rosso intenso e una buona schiuma, alcool inesistente (3.8%) e quindi scende giý come acqua, ma Ť anche noiosetta per questo. Oltre al poco corpo, in generale non mette in risalto particolari doti, giusto un poí di malto.

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