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Porterhouse Celebration Stout (2010-)

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95
47
style
Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
triskaideka (225) - Killarney, IRELAND - JUN 29, 2015
33cl bottle - Poured black with big beige head. Aroma - dark chocolate and coffee - Taste - dark chocolate, espresso with moderate roasted notes - no bitterness but not sweet either. Hides the 7.5% well.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamaty (1155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Negra opaca, con un par de dedos de espuma, poco densa y color ocre. Aroma fuerte, madera ,chocolate. Toda una experiencia en boca. Textura cremosa y baja carbonatacion. Muy potente. Primero dulce y ligeramente frutal. Dura poco. Pronto la boca se llena de barrica, cacao, en un amargor creciente y muy muy intenso junto con claros recuerdos de whisky. Final ultra amargo. Y calenton de licor. Compleja. Fuerte. Diferente. Potente. Intensa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (1826) - Alabama, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle, BBE 29/09/15. Pours a dark brown, black with a wooden tinge. Medium-sized, dark latte colored head. Aroma is roast liquorice, light salt, light coffee. Taste is dry with plenty of roast and coffee, light wooden finish. An imperial dry stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (1067) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, coffee, Appearance-black, hazy, tan foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter, Palate-medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brigg (543) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2015
(Bottle) Black body with ruby highlights, small to medium dissipating head. Aroma of candy sugar, bourbon, wine, wood, dark fruit. Flavor is sweet up front, with a very bitter finish; molasses, coffee, bourbon; some pine in the finish; alcohol is very noticeable. Maybe a little unbalanced; bitterness and alcohol kind overpower and stay with you afterward. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
peponi (729) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Aroma: soya sauce, alcohol. Appearance: black color, no head. Taste: low bitterness (herbs), DMS, Irish diacetyl, roasted malts. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Rather FES then RIS, but ok. No fireworks.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
29.1.2015. Pours black, aroma is dark malts, coffee. Tastes dryish roasted malts, slight cacao.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6180) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is coffee, roasted, chocolate, taste is similar, dry, bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1236) - Nevada, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle. Coffee and roasted barley on the nose. Taste is chocolate and espresso. Medium to full body and plenty of dryness. I think the imperial Irish stout moniker is appropriate. Other than the typical nitro carbonation, this is a full throttle Irish stout all the way. I like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3585) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
33cl bottle at Porterhouse Temple Bar, Dublin. It pours a brown color with ruby edges and a small tan head. Aroma is sweet and chocolatey, with notesof caramel, dark chocolate and light vanilla. Taste is again medium sweet and chocolatey, with more notes of cocoa, roasted malts and caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, decently tasty stout


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