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Galway Hooker Irish Pale Ale - Galway Hooker Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Galway Hooker Brewery visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnfromDublin on 11-20-2007)
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lucat

Italy

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-16-2014 20:21:57 | More by lucat
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.41/5  rDev -11.7%

Pint in Cassidy's, Dublin:
Light amber, bright & clear with a 0.5cm foamy white head that leaves minor lacing on the sides.

Sweet & creamy, pale malt & hops with some earthy bitterness come through, citrus & caramel too. The hops weren't as strong as I'd have liked but it wasn't a weak beer at least.

Sweet with some hops but again they're not the strongest, some grassy flavours & citrus backed them up a little. Nice pale malts and caramel come through with a light bitterness & background fruits at the end.

Smooth with hints of bitterness, medium carbonation & some sweetness. An easy one to drink & the finish was a dry one.

Not bad at all, I was hoping it would have been a more hop-filled affair with some nice American style hops coming through but sadly it wasn't to be but it was still a nice one with the caramel keeping things interesting. It's not a stand out offering though.

08-01-2014 12:44:09 | More by flyingpig
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mdfb79

New York

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

From 07/27/14 notes...brought back from Dublin for me. Best by 28.03.15, 550ml bottle into a mason jar type glass.

a - Pours a somewhat clear bright orange yellow color with two inches of white head and moderate to high carbonation evident.

s - Smells of wheat, bready malts, grains, dough, and some herbal notes. Not bad but pretty bland and not a lot going on here.

t - Tastes of wheat, bready malts, grains, dough, earthy notes, and some sweet corn. Not very good, worse than the nose.

m - Light to medium body and low carbonation.

o - Overall not a very good beer...not skunked or anything, but not much going on in the nose or taste. A below average beer, wouldn't seek it out again.

07-28-2014 19:38:00 | More by mdfb79
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beerinabottle

Ireland

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

07-16-2014 21:27:22 | More by beerinabottle
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mtrabold

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-16-2014 13:03:28 | More by mtrabold
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Nunya

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

06-30-2014 18:13:12 | More by Nunya
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metter98

New York

3.53/5  rDev -8.5%

Nitro-tap at Against The Grain, Dublin, Ireland

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high creamy beige head that died down and left a large patch of bubbles on the surface, a collar around the edge, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of tea leaves are present in the smell.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of tea leaves along with notes of pale malts. The tea flavors linger through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied, smooth and a little creamy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a simple red ale that goes down very easily. I like how the taste of tea blended with the other malty flavors.

06-26-2014 21:07:52 | More by metter98
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dryndantheman

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-21-2014 14:07:00 | More by dryndantheman
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Caudalie

Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

03-25-2014 13:37:23 | More by Caudalie
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Dmtfs7

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-08-2014 21:41:47 | More by Dmtfs7
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Druss157

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-17-2013 04:23:18 | More by Druss157
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.3%

09-29-2013 02:07:49 | More by cam477
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SavageHopHead

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

09-08-2013 18:10:35 | More by SavageHopHead
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stcules

Italy

3.55/5  rDev -8%

Light amber color, clean. One finger of foam, decent.
Very irish smell, good maltiness and biscuit, balanced by the hop, earthly and slightly citric.
Same for the taste, biscuit malt, grainy. Then hop. Well balanced.
Light body, good drinkability, and good aftertaste with tea and citric notes.
Pleasant.

08-31-2013 12:34:08 | More by stcules
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msanborn

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-26-2013 10:14:53 | More by msanborn
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RocksteadyRye

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-02-2013 06:32:19 | More by RocksteadyRye
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Jenlh2485

Texas

5/5  rDev +29.5%

07-13-2013 03:28:35 | More by Jenlh2485
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StevieDarrier

Ireland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2013 21:34:16 | More by StevieDarrier
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gtermi

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-25-2013 20:37:34 | More by gtermi
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innominat

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-20-2013 11:14:22 | More by innominat
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-24-2013 15:31:16 | More by jewellrunner
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Eucrid

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-10-2013 19:17:18 | More by Eucrid
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-09-2013 18:32:35 | More by MeisterMayhem
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-01-2013 03:49:48 | More by FLBeerGuy
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Wezzle

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-17-2013 23:47:19 | More by Wezzle
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Galway Hooker Irish Pale Ale from Galway Hooker Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.