Brewed by Whitewater
Style: Bitter
Newry, Northern Ireland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

Whitewaters most popular brew this aromatic russet ale is brewed with the addition of Torrified wheat and roasted barley. Rich fruitiness is followed by a gentle hop flavour leading to its smooth succulent finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padchenko (319) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 26, 2017
Pours dark brown with thick foamy head. Malty and hoppy, this ale is fairly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Don2711 (429) - - AUG 11, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2016 Malty hops and toffee aroma. Copper appearance. Mild bitterness. Reasonable strength. Overall quite acceptable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2756) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a slight white head, aroma is malty with some hints of fruit and toffee, the taste is medium bitterness with some roasted malt coming through, with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (7386) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2015
Deep copper color with a fine off white head. Caramel/toffee malty, mild yeast fruity and herbal ale. Faint roasted notes. Medium body and soft carbonation. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness.
[On tap at Crown Liquor Saloon in Belfast, Northern Ireland]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parmenion777 (203) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2015
Amber gold colour medium white head. Malted toffee aroma in the main, toasted malt in taste with some pine coming through. Dry bitter finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jredmond (7900) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle shared in Ireland with Linh and Scarlett. Pours a deep copper amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is metal and stale hop. Mouthfeel is medium to thin bodied with notes of caramel, burnt toast, spice and light fruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttroha (516) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours transparent orange with white head. Aroma of hops and yeast. Tastes of hops, yeast, toffee and slightly fruity. Nice beer. Best one I had from this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (864) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2015
The beer has a beautiful dark amber color with a hint of red. The beer is crystal clear and doesnt have a single blur. The beer pours quite some fluffy soft foam, which disappears quickly to leave only a thin white drape of foam. The beer looks very nice and appealing. The beer has a delicious malty flavor. There is also a nice fresh sourly citrus hop smell. Besides al the nice aromas, there is an unpleasant aroma, of which I cant determine what it is. This aroma is quite unpleasant. The taste is better. It has a rich malty aroma. This results in a sweet/bitter taste. There is also a nice fruity hop taste. This is very nice in combination with the barley. The beer has a nice carbonation and has a good palate. Over all, a nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (16012) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
On tap at Bittles Bar, pours a clear copper with a medium white head. Nose brings out lots of English hops and some light biscuity malt to balance. Flavour is refreshing, with a good balance of floral English hops, light bready toffee and tropical fruitiness. Refreshing and well-balanced. Very solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
McNeillR (2273) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2015
Coppery amber, neat sided white ringed head. Creamy, woody, dusty sweet nose. Bit of raisin, singed hay. Initial taste is straightforwardly toffee bitter, cooling sweetness and a little bit of drab spiciness. Carbonation is firm and stretches things a little, thin and cooling. Finishes neat enough, inoffensively caramel sweetness and a plain, digestivey vibe soaks up any unplesant bitter copperiness that tries to seep into the linger. Nothing amazing, however amiable it is now.

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