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Wexford Irish Cream Ale | Greene King / Morland Brewery

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649 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mitchster on 01-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,180
Reviews:
350
Ratings:
649
pDev:
16.67%
Bros Score:
3.3
 
 
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Photo of madelf66
3.44/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThreeJs
2.73/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ucsbmullet
2.55/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Premo88
3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.25

14.9 oz. can with the nitro widget poured into nonic

L: the crazy milky tan liquid pours out like a can of foam, then turns into a gorgeous clear amber-gold/red-copper (as high as 11-12 SRM?) with no activity in the glass; the head settles into about a 1/2-inch of the thickest-looking tan foam you'll ever find, and the sticking and lacing is very cool ... these nitro beers ... the Brothers should just automate a "5" for look because they're that awesome, and this one is, too

S: buttered bread malt, butterscotch, quite sweet, but the earthy hops are working to get some say ... they're not getting much; a light sweet malt showcase

T: sweet bready malt with a hint of earthy hops on the back end, but this one's all about the buttery bready malt sweetness; as I say that, a little more hop flavor shows up, a good neutral bitterness just for balancing

F: flat ... hard for me to call it anything else, considering my American palate trained on carbonated drinks; the the weight is definitely in the middle range and a slight slickness that works well; otherwise ... flat

O: a flavorful tasty beer, very much in the English pale ale range of notes; the nitro thing pulls this beer's score down for me, but I'm still enjoying it because it's a solid bread-malt fix

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.38/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of adamranders
4.03/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabre311
3.57/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chucker17
3.44/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spikester
3.79/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looks fantastic. Clear amber with one finger of off white head and very dense lace on the sides.
Smell is mostly toasted bread and some light herbal hops.
Taste is toasted bready malts with a bit of hop bitterness on the back of the tongue.
Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth slick feel due to the low carbonation.
Overall a tasty cream ale for those that enjoy the draught type pub beers made in England.

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Photo of dar482
3.7/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer comes in a reddish amber color with a frothy, marshallow nitro head.

The aroma offers toasted malts, whole bread, hints of sweetness, familiar British yeast fruitiness of apples and year.

The flavor follows with that apple and pear flavor, toasted malts, sweet breadiness, hints of toffee, onto some hops balancing out the finish. The mouthfeel is soft and creamy.

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Photo of mrcraft
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerdanza
3.87/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutHobbit
3.66/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of schoolboy
3.71/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I thought this was a domestic version of this but I now see that it is imported from England. It seems that others did not like it nearly as much as I did.

I followed directions so instead of my usual somewhat warmer drinking temperature I opened this very cold. It popped up a nice big head that holds real well. The color is a pretty medium light brown. Very nice in the glass.

There isn't much aroma, but it is clean smelling. The taste is similarly mild - clean and lightly bitter with some of that bitter coming in tones I am not used to - I like it. It's easy drinking and has a clean aftertaste.

This isn't like most cream ales, enough so that I think it is a different category. I think this is wildly underrated. This ale works for me and it is highly recommended as an easy drinking bitter brew.

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Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.44/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.86/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisTort19
3.34/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Smooth to drink and wonderful appearance when poured but uninspiring overall. Liked Old Speckled Hen better, actually. Drank that one earlier.

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Photo of stevoj
2.63/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Can from the Boise Co-op. Nitro can also, so it has a nice pour, smooth and creamy. After that, not so great Extremely musty sweet malt, hints of toffee and caramel, but not enough to overcome the in your face cooked vegetables scent and taste. Haven't had an Irish ale in a while, so hard to judge.

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Photo of jesticals
3.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Humbaz
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eziel
3.07/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Wexford Irish Cream Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 649 ratings
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