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Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland

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RATINGS: 1069   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Filtered and pasteurised. Available in nitro cans and nitro kegs.
Production moved to the former Murphys brewery on closure of the Beamish & Crawford brewery in 2009.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padchenko (179) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 27, 2014
Pint on tap, Cork. A good solid Irish stout - true to character and appearance. Not as smooth as Guinness but a good beer. Creamy, hoppy and full of flavour.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - DEC 2, 2013
Una stout semi-industriale abbastanza standard. Tostatura senza nessuna eccezionalità, corpo acquoso, aroma piatto. Resta una birra che non mi dispiacerebbe trovare in qualche irish pub, per una bevuta in compagnia senza particolari pretese.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
5lickv1c (113) - DENMARK - NOV 7, 2013
On tap. In Dublin. Not as good or smooth as Guinness but pretty decent. Proper drunk though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (6881) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
Black with a thick frothy head. Has a mild roast character and is easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3480) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2013
Tap at some rough joint near the stadium. Pretty much liquorice in a blender. Damn aniseedy. Not too shabby

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2648) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 17, 2013
Can from Tesco Longford [170813] (Served warm...not ideal)
Dark brown, ruby edges, dense tan head
Aroma - Dark caramel, dab of chocolate, soft roasted malt
Taste - Dry roasted malts, some burnt toast, some dark slight sweet dark caramel malts to offset the roast a bit, slightly fruity
Palate - Soft carb, thinnish body. Finish - rather dry, bitter roast finish, dab of coffee grounds, burnt bitter linger
Overall - More bitter roast in the finish than Guinness, rougher roast ...will re-rate on tap as the can probably doesn’t do it justice...

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
swany85 (11) - sunderland, Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
best pint of the year by miles in the batchelor dublin .delisicious full flavoured ,great aroma , a spot on stout

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2972) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2013
How did Guinness become so popular, when this is clearly better. Looks the same, but has more flavour, some nice sweetness to go with roasty bitterness. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sunlander (23) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
Svart och fin med gräddigt lattefärgat skum. Lite vattning med en lätt metallisk smak. Svag smak av kaffe. En lite lättare stout än sin storebror Guinness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (2412) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2013
På fat. I det närmaste helt svart med det där fantastiska smutsvita, mjölkiga skummet som endast en perfekt upphälld stout har. Så nära perfektion man kan komma. Dofter och smaker av karamell, choklad, kaffe och honung. Gräddig och len munkänsla.


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