Buckley's Golden Ale | Carlow Brewing Company

BA SCORE
2.61/5
8 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlow Brewing Company
Ireland
carlowbrewing.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kojevergas on 03-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
8
pDev:
18.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of ntomich
2.83/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ShaneHarris
2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Nunya
2/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of MacarthurParker
1.75/5  rDev -33%

Photo of IXCII
3.39/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

Smooth and buttery, but not
Incredible. Still very drinkable.

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Photo of ColSanders123
3/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of falconxman
2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of kojevergas
2.67/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A difficult beer to categorize; there aren't exactly a wealth of Irish Golden Ales to be found. I'm told this was available on cask in the Bull & Castle, Dublin, at one point. I had it there on draught in March 2011. The following review is taken from notes.

A: One finger, thick head of fair retention. Not particularly impressive.

Sm: Caramel; a bit devoid of hops actually. Fresh barley. Medium strength scent, all things considered.

T: Body is strangely built, especially for a self-proclaimed "Golden ale". Finish has some slight cream. It's just the notes from the nose, balanced in standard form. Nothing special, really.

Mf: Nicely crisp. Wet and smooth, but not necessarily overdone.

Dr: Decent but overpriced, even by Dublin standards. A disgrace to golden ales, if we're talking the Belgian variety. A passable Euro lager.

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Buckley's Golden Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.61 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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