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McGrath's Irish Pale Ale (No. 2) - Clanconnel Brewing Company

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McGrath's Irish Pale Ale (No. 2)
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clanconnel Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

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

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: StJamesGate on 07-07-2012)
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle. The look was nothing special with a clear amber colour. The aroma was a bit faint with citrus-hops, floral notes, and light malts. The beer was lighter than expected, floral, hop-forward, and crisp. Not overpowering and well balances.

Would I buy it again? Definitely.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 20:38:47 | More by NilocRellim
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SavageHopHead

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-10-2013 21:21:10 | More by SavageHopHead
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innominat

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-03-2013 17:23:25 | More by innominat
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

09-24-2012 10:29:28 | More by mdagnew
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StJamesGate

New York

3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear bronze with loose fluffy off white head that trails. Sour grain and crusty bread dominate the nose, with only mild grapefruit rind half buried.
Baguette crust and dried apricots before cedar shavings and orange peel for hops.
A bit of nectarine and Lemonhedz on the finish and a long astringent bitter linger. Medium to light, crisp, dry, only slight chew.

Part of Clanconnel's relaunched range.

Mismatch here between nose and flavour - smells pure English, with nearly no hops at all, but crushes with surprising IBUs given the strength and origin. Could definite use more aroma hops; won't ever be mistaken for a Blonde, though there is slight MO butter underneath somewhere.

I could see it being a summer quencher, and also being shipped to the US, which I think is what Clanconnel is all about.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 15:14:45 | More by StJamesGate
McGrath's Irish Pale Ale (No. 2) from Clanconnel Brewing Company
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