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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Formerly Faricy-Fest Irish Stout
Our award-winning Irish Stout, fashioned after Guinness on tap in Ireland, is light and dry with a dense, creamy head. Ours is accented by a noticeable roasted coffee flavor, and a touch of bittersweet chocolate.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3721) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 30, 2007
tap at brewpub - Pours very dark brown with a chocolate and dark roast malt aroma. The roast malt flavor has some good chocolate and coffee notes. The medium to full bodied brew has gentle carbonation and a lingering, lightly bitter finish. Good stout.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
frankenkitty (1971) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2007
Deep brown with a ruby low-light, looks a touch watery with some transparency at the upper edge. Coffee roast aroma. Flavor finds vinegar, roasts and coffee and is (as I’d guessed) uber-thin. This supposedly won Gold at the World Beer Championships. Glad I didn’t get the opportunity to sample a Bronze-winner.

<font size=-4>On tap at <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Place/michigan/ann-ar Brewing Co., Ann Arbor, MI 48104</font>

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2007
Sample at the brewpub: Pours pitch black with a thin light beige head. Spotty lacing. Roasted malt and coffee aroma. Medium, smooth body with a nice roasted coffee character, along with some malt and chocolate flavors. The finish is creamy and sweet yet it leaves a fairly bitter coffee aftertaste behind. Not too shabby.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9322) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2007
At the brewpub.A standard all-year stout and its a very decent one, although no oatmeal or RIS on today. Lots of head and lace on black. Bit burnt on purpose, bold expresso and chocolate. A good coffee. Appropriate carbonation as is true on their entire lineup. Medium plus mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bgburdman9 (859) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2007
On tap at the pub. Poured black with a tan head. Aroma seemed very roasty and a little chocolatey. Not really any noticable hops. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2007
Pours a clear dark brown color with a ring of light brown lace. Aroma of Irish liquor and chocolate. Good flavor of chocolate, toasted bread , roasted malt and Irish liquor with a bitter and smoky finish. The body is light to medium and the carbonation is moderate. A very interesting stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2006
Roasted malts and chocolate are in the aroma.Pours dark brown with a medium tan head.Flavors of roasted malt and chocolate.Medium mouthfeel with a chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2006
On tap at the pub: Dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma or coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor, coffee, dark fruits and chocolate. Very dry on the finish. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2006
Tap. Pours a dark brown, with a decent sized, very dense, tan colored head, some lacing. Aroma is light, roasted malts, chocolate. Flavor is sweet malts, chocolate, toast. Palate is full bodied, medium carbonation, creamy, smooth, bitter finish. Very well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2006
On tap at the brewpub on 4/27/06: Pours a thick dark opaque with a frothy tan nitro head. Aroma of sweet dark caramel and roasted malts. Body starts with a good, sweet maltiness, lots of dark chocolate, roasty grains and some lactose. Nicely-balanced and enjoyable.


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