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Brewed by Carlow
Style: American Pale Ale
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland

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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg& bottles, regular.Dry hopped for extra aroma, this pale ale has a light malt base with just the right mouthfeel to allow the hop character to predominate. Grapefruit like bitterness is full and lasting and is balanced by a zesty citrus burst of aroma from two late additions of cascade hops.

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2.7
HopsMuse10 (2) - - DEC 12, 2016 does not count
Una cerveza que esta bien, buen paladar aunque defrauda un poco en aroma para ser una ipa

3.5
klukas (267) - Rijeka, CROATIA - DEC 11, 2016
Enjoyed: Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Appearance: Blurry deep golden/orange colour; small but nice head. Aroma: Excellent fragrance of flowers, grass, hops, somehow dusty… Palate: Medium body; Light carbonation. Taste: Bread, malt, hint of caramel; Moderate bitterness with more bitter aftertaste. Overall impression: Excellent, tasty beer for daily enjoyment.

2.5
Tony_Grayne (353) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 27, 2016
330 ml bottle. Best before 28.11.2016. :) Pours clear deep golden amber colour. Bubbly instant-fading white head. Low carbonation. Aroma: herbal hops, sweetish malts, honey, wormwood. Flavour is dead hops, grass, candy, malts. Sorry, but it seems to be a waste of money.

2.5
PowY (695) - AUSTRIA - NOV 25, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear dark golden with a white head. The aroma is hoppy with grassy and herbal notes and malty - dried fruits, honey, solvent. Medium body with a low carbonation a light sweetness and a light to medium bitterness. The flavor is malty with sweet grains, dried fruits and some hoppy bitterness.

3
BlackHaddock (7232) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
500ml bottle between three on an Irish tasting evening at home on 11th Nov 2016. Pale golden orange with a decent sized white crown on each glass. Citrusy leanings throughout, grapefruit esters in the nose, lemon and grapefruit in the flavour. Not really my thing, fed up with light golden citrus flavoured brews to be honest. Scored objectively.

3.3
Thomas_W1 (780) - Rastatt, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Kräftiges Gold, leicht orange, klar, deutlicher mittelporiger Schaum; fruchtige Nase, Malz, Malzzucker, fruchtige Süße, frische Hopfennoten, exotische Früchte, Papaya; kräftiger, würziger Körper, leichte Süße, sehr fruchtig, kräftige Hopfennoten, kräftige Bitterkeit, cremig, deutliche Kohlensäure, Grapefruitzest, Malz, Getreide, Brotteig; angenehmer fruchtig-bitterer Nachgang

3.4
JorgeLee (2086) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle, picked up in Ireland at Ellen’s wedding. Light golden colour, quite a clean, basic malt bill. Dry. Quite hoppy, kind of generic crafty c hops, but decently bitter and a bit citrusy. A little over fizzy for me. Some slightly fruity yeasty notes, I don’t mind that. Simple but enjoyable pint.

2.9
BeerNinjaUK (463) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle on holiday. Pours light orange-amber. Slightly cloudy with foamy head. Overpoweringly bitter and without nuanced aroma but somewhat citrus aftertaste.

3.3
Wendigo (464) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 6, 2016
0.33l bottle. Hopy aroma of citruses with floral notes. Hazy amber color, medium white head. Malty and hopy taste, bitterness, floral and herbal notes. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation and long bitter finish. Good.

3
Maracuja05 (1206) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2016
[backlog] 08-04-16 // bottle at Beer Club Pula, Croatia. Pours a clear golden colour, solid white head. Dry hops in the nose. Aroma is malty with english hop bitterness. Light body.


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