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

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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle. Pour is dark gold/light amber, aroma is sweet, fruity. Taste is bitter, metallic, coffee, strong bitter finish, a bit too much carbonation. Interesting

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1680) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2016
Rigtig fint humlet med smagen af blomster/citrus, en god let øl til en varm sommer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padchenko (320) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 16, 2016
Pours orangy yellow, fairly clear with a medium white head. Fruity and hoppy. Tasty. Medium carbonation. Mild bitterness in the mouth which is toned down in the finish

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NallePalle (569) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2016
Draught @ O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Quite hoppy, as the commercial deScription states. Small bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nephirem (392) - CROATIA - FEB 3, 2016
Pours a clear looking orange color with a small white head. Beautiful refreshing smell of citrus. Mouthfeel is wonderful. Starts off soft and creamy but then high carbonation hits in. It’s like the citrus aroma and bitterness comes straight from the bubbles - tingly sensation on the tongue is top notch and very refreshing. Finish is mostly dry and bitter. Overall, this is a great example of the style. Recommended!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle from Bethesda Food & Beverage. Nice amber body with big head. Nose is grainy, fresh and citrus. Taste is maltier with caramel and spices. Hoppy notes too. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (5771) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JAN 27, 2016
Bottle 33cl, a clear copper beer with medium head. Nose is on hop resin and caramel. Aroma is on grain, caramel, honey, bit monodimensional, correct bitterness at the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1868) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 27, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 50cl chez JB & Aurore. Couleur blonde avec des reflets roux, belle mousse et peu d’effervescence. Nez résineux avec une pointe épicée. En bouche grosse attaque sur les houblons résineux pointe d’amertume avec caramélisée.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jice (342) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JAN 24, 2016
belle mousse mais peu de tenue, amère et fruitée, florale. Dans le style IPA, agréable et légère

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmcd123 (7) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 23, 2016 does not count
Bottle bought in Donegal. Thin white head. Doesnt smell like a beer thats been dry hopped, but taste wise its not bad at all. Slight bitterness, with hints of malt and grapefruit and pear. Not a bad beer, good IPA from O’Haras.


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