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Brewed by Whitewater
Style: Bitter
Newry, Northern Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

Whitewater’s most popular brew this aromatic russet ale is brewed with the addition of Torrified wheat and roasted barley. Rich fruitiness is followed by a gentle hop flavour leading to its smooth succulent finish.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evadoit (32) - meath, - MAY 4, 2013
bread, resin, red, clear, minimal head, nothing exciting to report, but decent


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Boho_Hobo (2) - - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
Initial taste quite good, fruity, citrus taste. Not sure about the after taste tho. Would probably try it again tho.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rok1024 (1114) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - AUG 23, 2014
Dark amber appearance, medium head. Nutty and slightly herbal aroma, grainy. Medium to high bitterness with caramel notes. Good Bitter style beer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2670) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 15, 2014
On tap at a The Botanical, Belfast. Appearance: Red body. Small eggshell head. Aroma: nutty, some grass, a little damp cardboard, a little tart. Flavour: quite malty, grassy with a tiny bit of caramel sweetness. Mildly bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (839) - USA - MAY 10, 2014
Drunk from 50 cl bottle bought in newbridge, Ireland. Amber ale. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3654) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle: Clear, brassy gold, creamy, off-white head. Light barley malt, fruit nose. Very soft, malt taste.....not a great deal of flavour, but nothing unpleasant either. Ok, but not much to it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle from the bridge House jdw Belfast a clear dark amber ale with a medium off White head some soft carmel and roasted malts followed by a herbal hoppy flavour and a slight wood flavour quite bitter on the finish decentdecent beer but too bitter for my taste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (2920) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Caramel barley malt aroma. Clear amber with a moderate off-white head. Barley malt and light bitter herbal flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Krayzy (2) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013 does not count
Enjoying a half of Belfast Ale at the Crown pub, Belfast. Nice taste. Nice colour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Hay, light pepper, and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Light barely malt and moderately bitter herbal flavor. Light body. Nice easy-drinking beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle from Tesco [121213]
Caramel brown, clear, thin white head that dissipaes to thin rim, no lacing
Aroma of soft toasted malts, caramel malts, some twiggy hop
Taste of caramel malts, some toffee, bit of earthy malt, slighly nutty, toasted malt, soft hedgerow hop, earthy
Palate - Medium carb, light body, fairly sweet. Finish - light soft fruity caramel, soft bitter roast finish
Overall - Rather plain bitter / Irish red ale


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