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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bowlnman1990 (90) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle at home, rated against BJCP 2008 guidelines. Aroma: coffee, chocolate, hint of burnt toast. Appearance: almost black, very thin tan head. Taste: sharp up front, black coffee, small hint of chocolate, alcohol warming. Palate: creamy and smooth, medium-heavy body, medium-low carbonation. Overall: very well balanced, coffee-roasted-creamy stout, pretty good for the style.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (682) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2015
Pours a brown color with a foamy tan head. Srima us chocolate, roast, and vanilla. Flavor is lots of roast and vanilla. Has a thin mouthfeel. Decent - I’m just not sure I’m a big fan of dry stouts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (4510) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2015
12oz bottle from gimmethefunk, thanks Pat. Poured a medium density pitch black body under a smaller cola-esque bubbly light beige head. Aroma of bakers chocolate, muffin, touch of coffee beans, cream and burnt toast. Medium slick mouthfeel with assertive carbonation and a lingering chocolate flavor. Flavor of well done toast, dry dark bakers chocolate, burnt malts, hint of vanilla, coffee on the very end. This is a great stout, seems far too flavorful for a dry stout modeled after Guinness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1976) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
12 oz bottle, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Dark brown, almost black, thin tan head. Balanced chocolate coffee aroma, some raisin. Bitter, not overly sweet at all, creamy texture with a long dark chocolate finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (2169) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 15, 2015
bottle from minnisoda, shared with hakes and lamont, blck pour with weird box aroma, not sure I can poin I ouit, taste is a sweet with anward bitter end, not sure about this one,

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (309) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 Nice oaty aroma, chocolate and a lil coffee. Roasted malt. Delicious. Slightly oily. Yum. Tastes light. A lil colaish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, some slight roast, coffee in there with a hint of dark fruit as well, hints of grass in there as well. Taste is a mix of grass, bread, caramel, some roast, coffee, finishing fairly dry, bitter, hints of more coffee. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7999) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2014
12oz bottle, big thanks to umich03jm. Black color. Thin khaki head. Couple ropes and bits of lace. Good toasty malt, roast, dark chocolate. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Very light sweet. More dry finish. Light to medium body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Easy to swig. Dry stouts are so awesome in the summer. This is no exception. Refreshing and flavorful. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Satisfying dry stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1682) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2014
Much like Guinness. Black color, light head and body. Slightly bitter, and not overly sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3576) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
bottle. black with one finger head. malty stout with coffee and strong roasted flavor. very dry. this just isn’t my thing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBear11D (361) - Michigan, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Michael Faricy's stout pours black with a dark brown head that lasts for quite a while. The aroma is lactose, coffee and chocolate. The flavor is coffee with cream and a hint of chocolate. The beer has a slight bitter bite in the end that gets mixed in with the sweet. Overall this is a decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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