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Brewed by Whitewater
Style: Premium Lager
Newry, Northern Ireland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask & Bottle; Regular.br>
A crisp continental style full flavoured lager with a very smooth finish and distinct bitterness making it very drinkable. Top 50 beers in the World in category, 2008.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2009
Bottled. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of hops and spices - among them ginger. The flavor is sweet with notes of cardboard on a lightly malty back ground, leading to a dry finish where the cardboard note lingers. Thanks KimJohansen for sharing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enjoyit (3483) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
Clear yellow of color with a white head. An aroma of hops, weak malt and dry notes. A flavor of malt, bread and bitter notes.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabel (6857) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2009
[2182-20090520] 500ml bottle. Not much aroma, some toasted straw? Slightly hazy, big medium-lasting foamy white head and a deluge of bubbles throughout. Wheat and straw and some toasted yeast flavour with a tart aftertaste. Medium body. Average, interesting to try.
(@ Bierhaus; Cork, Ireland; w/ jerc)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8091) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2009
2009-05-20. Dark yellow body with a good sized foamy white head and great lacing (3+). Flavour has a sweet pale malt base but has a lot of floral hops to it, pleasant bitterness grows a bit as you go, lingering floral hops. (6+) Hoppy aroma is very floral, noble hops. (6+) Average plus palate is very good for a lager. (3+) Pretty decent lager, but I am not partial to the hop profile. Bottle at Bierhaus, Cork

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmized (1) - Pace, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2009 does not count
My wonderful wife brought this direct from Dublin. After a night in the frig and a hard day at work I treated myself to the single 500ml bottle of Belfast Lager. I’m a simple drinker of beer, i.e. not a ’taster.’ That said, the first few swallows had a mildly bitter edge. However, that was simply palate prep for a very enjoyable beer. The 4th sip on was wonderful and exactly how the brewer must have meant it to be.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jspruit (122) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 19, 2009
Bought this 500mL bottle in Northern Ireland on a trip to Belfast and enjoyed it back home in Dublin. Pours a nice yellow straw color-light to let the light through with a tiny little white bubbly head that disappears quite quick. Smells great, much more aroma then you would expect from a lager. Some grass and hoppy notes with a tad of citrus. The hops is great in this lager and is the overwhelming factor. Slightly bitter with some light floral hints too-tastes great. Finishes slightly dry with a bit of bite to the hops and a little unbalanced, but overall is nice. I was quite impressed by this overall and quite happy-I haven’t tasted an Irish beer like this before. I’d like to see more of this around and hope that it all tastes like this!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bransmark (2) - Århus C, DENMARK - APR 10, 2009 does not count
Tasted at Bull & Castle in Dublin. Bottle. Refreshingly hoppy scent. Soft and pleasant taste with a good hoppy bitterness. Nice one.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (5944) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2013 scorcher of a summer day! ..does it even get warm in N. Ireland?? ... i can very easily see me drinking this in a N.Irish pub .. thanks mum for picking up this oddity .. i love the bitter content of this brew, very refined and clean yet still has enough bitterness to really make you think at every sip .. these guys would make a killer Pale ALe i would imagine...
rerate: did finally have a half pint at the John Hewitt in Belfast. it was very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2008
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, nutty notes, moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (100908)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours clear golden with a white head leaving some lacework. Sweetish aroma of malt and some citrusy hops. Medium body with sweet malts, a little fruit and a dry finish. Very quaffable. 100908


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