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Wexford Irish Cream Ale | Greene King / Morland Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery
England, United Kingdom
greenekingbeers.co.uk

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mitchster on 01-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,876
Reviews:
350
Ratings:
648
pDev:
16.67%
Bros Score:
3.3
 
 
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With a distinct amber color, it’s very creamy, albeit the profile is very timid, as it tries to show off flavors of very light caramel, grapefruit, toasted cereal and hints of dark apricot. There is that syrupy aroma that fits the creaminess of the beer, but its sweet alcohol notes do not fit well with the slightly dry character of the beer. The mouthfeel is nicely creamy for the carbonation, but the aftertaste leaves something to be desired. Overall, this ale has its creamy moments, but it’s very underwhelming. In the US, I recommend the Alleycat from Lost Coast Brewing as well as the Chronic Ale from Port Brewing Company as an alternative.

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This is an "Irish Style" Cream Ale brewed in the United Kingdom that competes in its class with Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale (Guinness / Smithwicks product). Like Kilkenny, it is an extremely smooth nitrogen based cream ale with no bitterness, and is easy on the palate. As a result, it is quite drinkable. Most USA beer aficionados might consider it too flat or neutral, and perhaps watery in nature, but that is the characteristic feel of this type of Irish cream ale. Personally, I find that an occasional departure from real "hoppy" beers is a welcome respite, hence the good ratings based on its class merits. Unlike Kilkenny, Wexford Irish Style Cream Ale is available in cans in the USA. Therefore, if you've had a Kilkenny in Canada or Ireland, and you are looking for a similar brew in the USA, Wexford Irish Style Cream Ale is certainly a worthy substitute. Cheers!

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Wexford Irish Cream Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 648 ratings
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