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Pinta / O’Hara’s Lublin to Dublin

overall
97
97
style
Carlow
Brewed at Carlow

Style: Stout
Carlow, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg & bottled, special
Collaboration between Pinta and Carlow, brewed in Ireland. Robust oatmeal stout brewed with Polish Marynka and Lubelski hops from around Lublin.

‘Lublin to Dublin’ is opaque black in colour with a ruby tone and creamy tan head. Hints of floral and herbal aromas combine with chocolate and coffee malt notes on the nose. The speciality malts bring roasted coffee bean and chocolate flavours, balanced with the satisfying fullness of rolled oats. The finish is long lasting earthy and herbal bitterness from the smoothness of the rolled oats. Enjoy this beer paired with mature cheese and strong cured meats.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2014
Draught at Taphouse, København. Pitch black - offwhite head. Ok bitterness. Burned malts. Sweetness. Chocolate. Coffee. High malty. Hazelnuts. Ok malty. Light earthy notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
Draft @ Ølfestival 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sizzler80 (447) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 12, 2014
Pitch black pour, decent off white head. Aroma: smoked woodchip, oatmeal, chocolate, pepper, smoked meat, malty. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. This was very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arczir (119) - POLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Lots of chocolate and coffee in nose, aroma is strong and pronounced. Floral, hoppy notes are hidden under strong, malty aroma.
Creamy, tan head with average lacing and great retention.
Really smooth on the palate, flavourful and tasty. Lingering, earthy aftertaste.

Holy goodnes, that’s a tasty stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (170) - Poznan, POLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Aroma od dark tanned malts with coffee and chocolate. It’s completely dark, non-transparent with small ruby reflections. The head is quite poor, but lacing is OK. In long and delicate taste there is a lot of coffee. It’s very smooth and feels great in the mouth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4786) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
A near black pour, topped by low creamy ashy-blond head. Nice rounded and subtle aroma of mild licorice, a gentle roastiness and tinned dark fruits. Supersmooth mouthfeel. Soft flavors, fully balanced. Licorice, mild roast, dark chokolade, tinned dark fruits. Delicious and elegant. [Draft at Taphouse, København]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle @ EBBC14 [280614]
Dark brown, frothy tan head, some lacing
Aroma of mellow roast, dark malts, bit spicy, soft chocolate then some more roast
Taste as aroma, nice mellow dark malts, soft spicy hops, dark chocolate
Palate - soft carb, smooth body, tad sweet. Finish is a bit dry, some bitter dark chocolate
Overall - One of the best beers O’Hara’s has produced...I prefer Leann Follain slightly better but have rated both 3.8

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2774) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 1, 2014
bottle courtesy of garthicus, cheers!
Dark brown, rich, full bodied, beige head, dry bitterness, creamy texture, easy drinking decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (448) - Katowice, POLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Solidny stoucik. W aromacie kawa, gorzka czekolada, niezbyt wyraźny, ale smakowity. W smaku kremowa tekstura, lekko wodnisty, wyraźnie palony, kawa, czekolada, przyjemny, wyrazisty palony finisz. Pijalne, nie czuć alko ani trochę. Stout jaki być powinien, bez szału.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
Draught at CBF 2014. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, licorice, chocolate, coffee and caramel.


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