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O'Hara's Irish Red - Carlow Brewing Company

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329 Ratings
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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 14
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlow Brewing Company visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: merlin48 on 02-22-2005)
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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

tmax, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Very dark ruby pour with a one-finger beige head. Strong aroma of bready malt and dark fruit. Flavor has bread and caramel malt and cereal grains upfront backed by a touch of earthy hops. Light to medium bodied and very smooth mouthfeel. Grain flavor develops very nicely as the beer warms. Finishes with a nice lingering sweet malt taste.

Karibourgeois, Sep 29, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a reddish brown with a medium lasting beige head with good lacing. Aroma and Taste is of toasted caramel malt, mild fruity notes, yeast and bready with some mild bitterness. A medium body, smooth with moderate carbonation on the palate. Has good toasted caramel malt yeast flavor with mild bitterness on the end. A good drinking and enjoyable brew in my view.

Samp01, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

wrightst, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

UniversitateaDeBere, Sep 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

zestar, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Haybeerman, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Rich red color with small white head. Aroma of caramel malt and fruits. Taste is sweet caramel and roasted. Decent beer.

Sinfull, Sep 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

sparx1100, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

gory4d, Sep 04, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -7.6%

casapy, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Hellpop65, Sep 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

malfunxion, Aug 31, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Florya, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

GregaR, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Martinmcfaul, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

Lambo774, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Eramen, Jul 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

beerinabottle, Jul 05, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Lovely reddish brown hue and soft carbonation, excellent looking red ale. Slightly off white small head.

Aroma: Brown Bread, Caramel, Earthy Hops and Very Soft Tones of Molasses

Body: High, Low body overall. Clean taste with a mild earthy/dirty hops tone and bitterness.

Taste: Nice overall flavor for a red ale, the caramel and brown bread notes began the ale which mellowed out and blended with the earthy hops flavor. The bitterness play it's part more in the middle of the ale and blended down towards the end bringing up a sweet cereal grain sweetness to finish.

Overall not a bad red all, it has it's own character and is one of the nicest traditional red ales I've had, very solid and should be searched out by all red ale fans, Cheers!

Paul_PABrewNews, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Nunya, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

harripat, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

hoppecatania, Jun 27, 2014
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O'Hara's Irish Red from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 329 ratings.