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Brewed by Captain Cook
Style: Irish Ale
Middlesborough, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Smooth and malty red ale with a sweetish taste and full bodied mouth-feel.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (48111) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2016

Cask (gravity) @ Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival (2014), Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EL.

[ As Captain Cook Red Bay ].
Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berry, sweet malt, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, candy - toffee, wood - berry notes. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141010]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1210) - ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Red copper ale with a thin tan head. Rich malty nose like sweet cereal. Maltesers in the mouth, a bit of chocolate, a bit of cereal, some honeycomb. Smooth, sweet taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsga (7497) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Medium beige head. Clear brown body. Earthy caramelly aroma with sugary notes. Dry-sweet earthy roasty taste with spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild mouthfeel. Dryish grainy caramelly aftertaste with spicy notes. It’s ok, but the flavours are kind of harsh, and there isn’t enough of them. (0.5l bottle, from Clarkes, Whitby.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOBBDrinker (67) - - FEB 28, 2013
There was a clear caramel and hoppiness to this beer. It is a smooth bitter which turns more bitter as it stands, on pouring there is a rich creamy head which remains until finished. The roasted grains make for a pleasant ale, definitely for the dark beer lover. It’s a good session beer, not overly strong but full of flavour!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kieran_Bowden (1) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013 does not count
This is a crystal clear, 4%, oak brown beer, with a caramel aroma and a smooth hoppy, bitter taste, becoming more bitter with a flavour of roasted grains. It is a pleasant ale, perfect for those who like a darker beer. On pouring there is only a very small cream head which fades quickly but continues to be lively on the tongue. A good take on an Irish Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (2604) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
On cask at white swan, Stokesley. Pours red brown with white head, looks the part. Fairly uninteresting red ale, a slight hint of spice. Very average ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Whitelocks Leeds 25/07/12. A dark brown to ruby coloured beer with a tight white head. A dry and malty beer. A bit woody. Low on hops but true to style. Plainish but quaffable.

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