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


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RATINGS: 1145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (1102) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 5, 2015
Negro con reglejos caoba, espuma beis. Aromas de chocolate, cereal, tostados, ligeramente sulfuroso. Cuerpo ligero, con inicio dulce de cereal achocolatado y final seco quemado..

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geese (7) - - OCT 31, 2015 does not count
Decent stout. Dark with hints of liquorice. Worthy of he gout that will follow tomorrow

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (827) - - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle from beer52. Dark brown, no head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste is dry and bitter and sweet too. Bit oily medium and mild carbonation. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
DroolYeast (561) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle @ home. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, wood. Black colour, off-white head. Dark brown colour, tan head, mostly lasting. Light bitterness, light sweetness, mostly lasting, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fid600 (75) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 26, 2015
50 cl bottle from City Center One, served in a snifter. Dark ruby red to black, filtered, with minimal tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is milk chocolate, light coffee. Medium body, light carbonation. Taste is light to medium sweet with low to medium bitterness, balanced. Texture is watery to oily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (485) - PORTUGAL - OCT 19, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 15B). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: slightly sweet and mild roasted barley with dark chocolate notes. no esters nor hop aromas perceptible. APPEARANCE: deep Brown color and almost opaque with ruby highlights. very clear. average beige head with moderate retention. TASTE: predominant coffee-like flavour with some bittersweet dark chocolate. medium-low bitterness with a semi-dry finish with coffee notes. PALATE: medium-light body with moderate-low carbonation. OVERALL: o good irish stout that lacks a bit more of body and creaminess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YantarCoast (586) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 18, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is roasted coffee, malt. Taste is dark chocolate, espresso. Thought it would be smoother.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padchenko (166) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 15, 2015
A dry roast hop flavoured stout that is light enough in texture and alcohol. Some coffee in the mouth and both sweetness and bitterness in the finish. Very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alomtnez (236) - SPAIN - OCT 7, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2015 Average brownish creamy head with medium retention. Clear dark brown, black appearance. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malt with prune hints. Taste is roasted malt, cacao, grainy, and bitter with slight acidity and coffee-like finish with tobacco notes. Watery palate, smooth and a little sticky. Good dry stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Metalflake (71) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
Here’s a tasty stout. Bottle from the SAQ in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC. Poured a thick black, with a robust 2cm heat that lasted almost all the way to the bottom. Chocolate and coffee aromas, nice & roasty. Thick and creamy on the palate, with a mildly bitter finish that leaves the mouth asking for more. Very enjoyable.

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