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Wexford Irish Cream Ale

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Irish Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, pasteurised, regular;
This authentic Irish Ale dates back to 1810 from Co. Wexford. Brewed to an original family recipe using Irish malt and hops, Wexford has a smooth mellow creaminess we believe you will enjoy.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
scotchzombie (292) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 21, 2014
Pours copper and mostly clear with a glacially creamy off-white head. A nice-looking beer. Aroma is corn and malt. Taste is corn and malt as well, plus milky flavors. There is a closing hop bitterness as well. Not the best balance of malt and hop pegged around milk, but it is smooth, drinkable and distinctive. I'd probably prefer a Guinness or a Fuller's ESB.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulofernandes (3) - BRAZIL - APR 14, 2014 does not count
creamy beer, smelling of milk. light and bitter taste. soft and light alcohol, great choice!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Tap at Smithhouse in LA. Amber color, foamy head, lack of aroma, light malty taste, a little shoppy, decent cream.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Davhgbrew (888) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2014
Nitro like mouthfeel. Creamy slightly nutty with corn adjunct flavor. Moderately bitter, moist lingering on the tongue. Low to moderate middle body and finish. Corn flavor and hops blend poorly. Would not order again.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerandhockey8 (196) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - APR 2, 2014
From 16oz can to shaker. Pour is a nice gold with a huge foamy white head. Nose is very malty, slight hop. Taste is sour, light bodied and kinda flat. Ok beer.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
wildbeercat (339) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2014
440ml nitro can into a Guinness glass; served cold. Aroma: A little nutty, a bit of corn. Perhaps some pale hop. Quite mild. Appearance: Clear, dark amber body. Incredibly thick and creamy head. Superb lacing. Taste: Malt-forward, but gentle. Just a kiss of hop bitterness. Definitely creamy. Palate: Smooth and rich. Creamy. Overall: Like a glass of cold milk. Delicious.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (916) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a white film of a head that lasts for a good minute and through several sips, somewhat thick foamy lacing clings to the sides of the glass. The smell was a creamy sort of toffee; lightly fruity, somewhat buttery. The taste had a sweet creamy kind of English malty butteriness, burnt toffee aftertaste with a dry finish. The palate was about a light to medium in body and somewhat sessionable. Carbonation is very smooth and seems to be smoothest I’ve ever had for this style, pretty good to me. Overall, this is quite an easy drinking English, but for me would I have this again, unsure, still gotta say, just like the other ales I’ve had from Greene King - fish n’ chips is all I gotta say.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Very creamy as advertised. Pours almost milky, super fine foamy head and dark brown body. Tastes a bit hoppy and bitter. Creamy, somewhat thin mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (527) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Copper, with giant creamy off white head. Nose has a bit of caramel. Body is extremely smooth, slightly dry, caramel sweetness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (2995) - Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Pours a dark, bubbly amber, approaching mahogany, with a fine-bubbled light buff head. Crisp, malty aroma has a note of fresh apple, nothing spectacular but still inviting. Flavor is malty, a little fruity, enjoyable if not complex - good for a party, or with a meal. Texture is about average, firm and smooth but not a lot of fizz. Definitely mellow.


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