overall
20
96
style
Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Pale Lager
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 1836   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bright pale golden; fruity nose; crisp and clean, slightly bitter up front, smooth aftertaste.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eyrish (92) - British Columbia, - APR 8, 2013
Pale gold, thin head. High carbonation. Nose is Reminiscent of the first grass clippings of spring. Starts with a bland bitterness finishes a bit sweet, not a lot going on. I have a fonder likening for this, compared to other industrial swills (the Irish clearly make a better industrial swill than us Canadians). I would certainly drink it again, but have a hard time giving it anything higher in the scores.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (2105) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2017
From old tasting notes. Clear gold color with a large creamy white head. Fruity hop aroma. Bitter hops upfront with a sourdough background. Nice dry hoppy finish and aftertaste. Nicely done.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scipio (1000) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2017
Pours a pale, watery yellow with a thin white head. The aroma is pretty weak. Its made up mostly of floral hops, but I do get some grain and lemon as well. The taste has a very light sweetness and is somewhat bitter. Floral hops are still heavier, with bread, mild earthy malts, lemon, and some graininess that comes through more at the end. The aftertaste is lemon and grain, but sadly the grainy flavor here is more potent. Light in body, thin in texture, and average in carbonation. I remember about 15 years ago when I considered this a premium beer. Today, unfortunately, I can’t find anything positive with this one.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ebone1988 (1792) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2017
Aroma is slightly sweet, slightly funky, earthy hops, corn, a really off-putting sweetness. Appearance is darker golden, white head, clear and bubbly. Taste is corn, slightly fruity, earthy hops, metallic, not good. Mouthfeel is light body, light crisp carbonation, corn and fruity aftertaste. Overall, a 96 by style? They sure set the bar low for this style. It’s not atrocious, but it’s severely lacking in a way that a typical macro does.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (9107) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 26, 2017
As Harp Ice Cold, 5%. Tap at Hercules, Belfast. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a thin long-lasting white head and a few bubbles. The aroma is lager malt, light hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a grainy dry malt hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with lively carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fellebag (1462) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2017
On tap. White head, clear color. Aroma is wood, leaves, grain. Taste is some sweet of forest.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (15301) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2017
Tap @ Slatterys bar. Clear golden color, average sized white head. Smell and taste malts, light grains, light bitterness. Bit dusty as well. Average body and carbonation. Meh, drinkable but boring lager. 

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Quick3Beers (1171) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Pours a pale straw from a tap, aroma is adjunctly sweet, similar flavor, at least not skunky.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dal9000 (604) - Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2017
At BJs. Pours golden with no head. Initial taste of bread and wheat. And almost a lemon taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrepintado (3259) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 2, 2017
50cl can. Light hazy gold. Thin white head. Taste is medium bitter, Light sweet. Crispy body. Aroma and flavour is hops, malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (2475) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 25, 2017
draft at old Chicago. this is what it is. pours clear yellow with big white frothy head. the aroma is basic malt and mild hop and straw. the flavor is crisp and clean yet smooth. very smooth. its drinkable and ok on flavor as mild as it is.


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