Brewed by Dungarvan Brewing Company Ltd.
Style: Irish Ale
Waterford, Ireland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
A flavoursome, fruity Irish red ale, which uses crystal malt to give a caramel character that is balanced by a light dash of bittering hops. Perfect accompaniment to most meat and game dishes. Contains a yeast sediment - store upright and pour carefully. Best served at room temperature.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PaulsPissed (37) - Dublin, - NOV 21, 2010
I agree with onlyrocknroll, pours hazy orange with a nice head and smells of caremel. The sweet fruit followed by a long dryness is also spot on which makes the beer taste like a cider. A nice beer that I hope will improve, I would certainly have it again even to only take me back to my cider days!

Geiserich (4644) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 26, 2017
Bottle as a gift from Ireland: Amber copper color, off-white creamy head. Aroma is malty, caramelic, fruity, light acid. Flavor is intensive malty, grains, bread, cake, some fruits, herbal hops. Easy drinkable and refreshing.

Klimaet (3048) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle thanks to Brian. Pours clear copper with a small white head. Aromas of sweet malts, orange, dust, cheese. Taste is sweet, malty, orange, cranberries, cheesy malty notes. Ugh

DuffMan (10733) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle.clear copper, off-white head. Sweet Caramell, metallic note in the finish. Thin and simple.

JPDIPSO (6293) - Wauwatosa, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Bottle ala Curt. Thanks! Copper color with a few chunks adrift in the flow of bubbles. Moderate taupe colored head. Light dough and flour scents. Light caramel and a mild bitterness late. Quite fizzy and light. Very much an Irish Red, much akin to the American Amber. 5/11

RobBestwick (972) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 2, 2016
500ml bottle. Sweet bread and caramel aroma. Pours dark red/orange with a large frothy head. Oak and woods notes and an overall sweet dark chocolate malt character. Creamy texture and a touch of bitterness in thr finish.

UXO (1922) - CANADA - MAR 17, 2016
Appearance: hazy pale amber with a massive fluffy ivory head, excellent retention and patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: bready and grainy malt, earthy, grassy, light fruit and nut. (5/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate-low bitter. (5/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry moderate bitter finish. (3/5)

Another Dungarvan brew with a completely ridiculous head, despite normal handling and a fairly careful pour - I’m starting to detect a trend here. Fairly bland overall, with a hint of cardboard in the finish. Yet another uninspiring Irish Red. (11/20)

pintbypint (3878) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2015
500ml brown bottle. Colour is orange, hazy. Lots of white head with lots of sticky lace. Aroma - caramel with citrus and floral hints. Taste - citrus, caramel, cardboard, minerals, quite dry. Light in body. Overall a decent looking brew, but falls short in flavour and finish. Disappointing. Would not drink again.

TheKernOwl (214) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
- Nose: mixed peel/yeast bun; straw/woody hop; faint bourbon biscuit
- Body: slightly sweet, mainly malty bitterness
- Finish: slightly bitter lager malts then a little caramel return.

SilverfoX (879) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
brown sugar aroma, dark mahogany with creamy white head, quite sweet with a mild hop bite.

Travlr (26268) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Cask at JDW BHX. Clear deep amber color, almost naroon. Aroma of lightly burnt toast. Taste is malty caramel.

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