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

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RATINGS: 1198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DraftDodger (888) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
Copenhagen 14/4 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Some celtic engravings and a declaration that this is an award winning beer (very reassuring). Pours opaque reddish dark brown with light beige head. Settles as thin patchy layer of foam. Aroma of dark roasted malts and bitter coffee. A little sweet caramel as well. Rather strong carbonation for a stout and watery palate. Taste is more light and watery than expected. Nice coffee bitterness and a little sweetness. But a bit diluted. A very light stout where you get a little disappointed when you get to actually taste it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nj_lee (19) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2016
This is a nice stout which gives you a bit more complex a flavour than your typical Guinness but also its not quite as full bodied if that makes sense. There's a nice crisp maltiness to it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swaroga (1954) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 8, 2016
Good looking stout with a simple straight forward chocolate and roasted grains aroma with some lactic undertones. Nothing deep or intensive tho. Taste is less interesting. A bit over carbonated. I must admit I drink it too cold and at a bad moment, a moment for an Imperial Stout. Maybe would enjoy it more in a pub during a more warm weather.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bnokk (422) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - APR 5, 2016
Lots & lots said on this one already. I don’t have much to say that people haven’t already said.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukka19 (420) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 31, 2016
Tap at Omerta. Black color, creamy persistent beige head. Aroma is light roasty, malty, coffee, prunes, raisins, chocolate. Taste is light roasty, medium sweet, milky, dry finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1422) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Dry as advertised! Lovely dark pour w/ a thin tan head & excellent lacing. Aroma has a light coffee roast. The taste carries solid flavor for a 4% beer. It is dark & roasty up front & then finishes quite bitter. Solid beer!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2869) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Nitro pour. Black with a cascading mocha head. Aroma big on bitter roast. Taste follows, like a very roast forward Guinness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlueGaljoen (81) - FRANCE - MAR 24, 2016
Stout très noire. Belle mousse. Mais vraiment très sèche. Astringente. Cela gâche une bière déjà assez moyenne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
josanguapo (889) - SPAIN - MAR 23, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2016 From XXXII. In Teku glass. Watching True Detective 2x06. A roasty profile similar to that of a Guinness but much more pleasant, less agressive. Or maybe Im getting used, but I even enjoyed it

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fuzzcro (180) - Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2016
My bottle label was colored green...everything else matches up though. Purchased to tip for St. Paddy’s but doing so a day late...wish I had gotten a six instead of a single...excellent stout, I will drink it again!


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