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O'Hara's Irish Red - Carlow Brewing Company

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309 Ratings
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Ratings: 309
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 11
Gots: 7 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 33 cl bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark brown ruby hue. Pours a 3 finger, frothy brown-white head. Settles and craters slowly. Dry and uneven fallout, with some dry sticky residue in its wake. Never fully dissipates. Lots of dry beer ring lacing, too.

S: Malt, caramel, molasses, and pecan.

T: Earthy malt, tree bark, and a little hop.

M: Full and hearty feel. Subtle flavors all around. Slightly bitter finish.

D: Drink session style, but worth savoring.

Atmosphere is pretty strong. Dark hue, huge frothy head, and lots of lacing. Nose is nutty and malty, with some sweet and candy notes. Earthy, hearty malt, with a little hop. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

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Aroma: Moderate toasted malt and caramel notes dominate the aroma. A faint herbal hop presence is notable as well.

Taste: Begins with moderate caramel and toasted malt. As the taste progresses, a slight herbal hop presence makes itself known. Late in the taste, a mild herbal bitterness appears. The finish is somewhat dry.

Mouth feel: Smooth and full, with soft carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Pleasant and drinkable, although whenever drinking an Irish beer, I wish for a Guinness.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown glass long-neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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O'Hara's Irish Red from Carlow Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 309 ratings.