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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Creamy, robust, Irish style dry stout, full of flavors from deep-roasted barley malts. The slight hint of chocolate is born of the meticulous marriage of malts and hops. Originating in Ireland, and now brewed here in Texas, this is a beer for those who desire a big taste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 9, 2010
Draught @ Blue Star - Pours a thin dk cola brown with a medium sized beige head...aroma is cocoa and malt, very light roast...flavour is similar, thin and watery, roasted malt, some gritty grain and light chocolate...finish is thin, decent flavour for the style...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3559) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Location: Draft at the Brewpub, 1/23/14

Aroma: The nose is roasty and nutty, with some lactose and coffee as well
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a creamy tan colored head
Flavor: The flavor is much like the nose, quite roasty and nutty, lots of malty flavors
Palate: The body is medium, fairly creamy on the mouth, with a dry, roasty finish
Overall Impression: I thought this was a fairly solid stout. In the style, I found it one of the better offerings at Blue Star. Not too shabby...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Black pour, thick head, wonderful lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, some chocolate and nuts. Balanced taste, with flavors following the aroma. Pleasant, a decent stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (3671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Tap at brewery. Dark dark brown with a silky light khaki head. Creamy nutty roasty chocolate aroma, with a little black malt bitterness. Flavor starts pretty milky sweet with dark malts and cocoa, but quickly turns to a medium creaminess through to the finish, with a little aftertaste of dark roast malts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (253) - Wyoming, USA - OCT 10, 2012
This beer was ok it was the best of the 6 beers here on tap it is the only one i would order

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Draft sampler pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and cocoa. Taste is malts, cocoa , chocolate and toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2012
(Draught/Nitro) Pours an opaque black body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, lactose, and cocoa. Flavor of roasted malt, lactose, toasted grain, burnt coffee grains, and somewhat dirtiness with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickTStiles (660) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2011
Pours black with a thick, creamy, off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is dark roasted malt with just a hint of coffee. Body is medium-thin with white nitrogen carbonation. Taste is a bit watery with dark-roasted malt notes. Finish is bitter coffee.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2111) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Deep brown in color with a solid kahki-colored thick head. Smooth with a roasty chocolatey character...similar to a guinness with more chocolatey tones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11002) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Tower Stout–on tap-pours a light brown head and black color. Aroma is roasty/molasses-dark malt, some earthy. Taste is roasty/molasses/coffee-dark malt, secondary hops bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. The beer pours a dark brown to black color with an off-white head. The aroma is heavy on the chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is more of the same. The dry chocolate really stands out and goes well with the roasted malt. Medium to thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. The best of the five Blue Star beers that were on tap.

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