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Brewed by Carlow
Style: Dry Stout
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland

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RATINGS: 1079   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This stout has a robust flavour with a ful bodied and smooth mouth feel. The roast flavours lead to a dry espresso like finish. A generous addition of fuggles hops lead to a tart bitterness which mingles with the roast espresso flavours on the tongue.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puredelusion (109) - Lviv, UKRAINE - MAR 17, 2015
0,33 bottle. Pours dark brown colour with large frothy off-white lasting head. Aroma of caramel, milk chocolate, mild coffee, vanilla. Clear body, medium to full, oily texture, average carbonation. Flavour is very smooth, coffee and chocolate bitter, roasted malt. Dry coffee bittersweet finish. Happy St.Patricks day!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
moderrnlifeiswar (82) - Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2015
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1102) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 12, 2015
Draught @ Barleycorn. Dark brown with reddish tint, small creamy beige head, mocha aroma, thin body, low carbonation, mocha taste, abrupt finish. Starts well but ends rather poorly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
branko (50) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 12, 2015
0,5 bottle. Black color with thin head. Aroma of roasted malt. Chocolate, coffee and caramel. taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FireGlider (149) - CROATIA - MAR 11, 2015
Black color, no foam. Roasted malt aroma with notes of dark chocolate. Taste is medium bitter and dry. Medium body with nice lasting finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kafarion (158) - POLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Aromat kawowy, całkiem mocne żelazo przykrywa resztę. Kolor ciemnobrunatny, nieprzejrzysty, piana niska, drobna, słabo zdobi szkło. Smak kawowy, kawa z mlekiem, może lekka czekolada, goryczka niska. Piwo treściwe, oleiste, pełne, dobrze wysycone, pozostawia lekko kawowy posmak który się całkiem długo utrzymuje. Ogólnie aromat odrzuca, smak nic nie urywa, konsystencja jest fajna, czyli średnio słabe piwo.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JamesGates (3) - IRELAND - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
Very drinkable, black as you’d expect with a smooth dry finish. Nothing special in terms of aroma, coffee and dark chocolate with medium body and average carbonation. Taste is is lightly sweet, lightly bitter and pleasantly satisfying.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5220) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from Tesco, Dublin. Black with no head. Has a slightly burnt roasted malt aroma and taste, and quite good for it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkvoika (116) - ESTONIA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. pours black color with small tan head. Aroma of coffee, caramel, chocolate. Taste malts, chocolate, lightly bitter and metallic in the end.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cattaneopapa (220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours an opaque black colour with a small lasting head. Aroma of espresso, chocolate. Taste has notes of espresso with a very nice dark chocolate finish. Moderate carbonation.


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