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Carlow O’Hara’s Leann Follain

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Brewed by Carlow
Style: Stout
Carlow, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Laden with complex chocolate and coffee flavours, balnced by a robust bitterness and delicate spicy aroma, O’haras Leann Follain is a full bodied extra Irish stout.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mecafilo (61) - Perugia, ITALY - APR 16, 2014
Bottle @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a black colour, medium long lasting frothy off-white head. Aroma is medium malty with notes of coffee and very soft notes of chocolate and licorice, medium hoppy. Taste is medium sweet, soft to medium bitter, softly sour. Medium to heavy body, creamy texture, average carbonation, bitter astringent finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hens (493) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - APR 16, 2014
0.33L bottle. Dark brown color, fluffy, fat beige hat, stays. Smoky toffee aroma. Soft and tough start. Smoky, light vanilla caramel cake, cappuccino, lightly spicy. Chocolate icecream mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierFiend (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours dark brown almost black with a foamy dark tan head. Smells of malts and caramel. Tastes of roasted malts, coffee, and light bitter. Very similar Guinness. Has a thick mouth feel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ectuohy27 (520) - ESTONIA - APR 3, 2014
Rich, complex stout--a tad too much bitterness for perfect enjoyment, but this one has many many layers, it’s got caramel, it’s got a good thick head, it’s got toasted nuts, a bit of ale hops...not as creamy as the standard IRL stout style, but darn appreciable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClaudeB04 (74) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle found at Auchan St patricks day special. Typical stout colour, nose roasted malt, taste coffee, chocolate malts, a bit watery finish. One of the best stouts I ever tasted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1234) - Athens, GREECE - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle. Color dark brown with big brown head. Aroma malt, chocolate, roasted, some caramel. Taste sweet, malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bozo_skeleton (393) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAR 26, 2014
Bien noire avec un collet de grosse bulles qui se dissipe pour laisser place a un fin liseret de fines bulles. Aromes bien marqué de café, cacao, malt grillé. Assez ronde, attaque sur les notes grillées. Final legerement sec et amere, bien long.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (278) - POLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Barwa: ciemna nieprzejrzysta, pina lekko brazowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, śrdniej wielkości i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. Aromat: paloność, melanoidyny, czekolada. Smak: słodwy, wytrawny, palony, spieczone ciasto, kawa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (5789) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Dublin, Trondheim. Chocolate aroma, full body. Cocoa, a hint of coffee, toast, sweet malt. Rich, pleasant beer, a benchmark Irish stout.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (507) - USA - MAR 14, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought at Dunne stores, newbridge. Strong stout with hint of chocolate and coffee flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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