Brewed by Carlow
Style: Dry Stout
Carlow, Ireland


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RATINGS: 960   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HammerTroll (188) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 29, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2014 Black body, big brown head, but fast disappearing. Strong coffee aroma with a hint of chocolate, long bitter and coffee finish. Creamy. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerfest5 (1059) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 27, 2014
I’m not going to say that this tastes better in Ireland, like most yahoos say about Guinness, but it was probably the dish I had with it that made the coffee flavors stand out. Dark but not thick, carbonation a slight bit too high, easy to drink, nice roasted coffee bean and vanilla, lovely

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (229) - CROATIA - JAN 24, 2014
UPDATED: APR 14, 2014 Dark chocolate aroma, average carbonation and bitter finish. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (126) - ITALY - JAN 21, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2014 Very good irish stout, roasted and coffee flavors, light bitterness with a slightly sour finish. Way better than the famous one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (378) - CROATIA - JAN 19, 2014
On tap, Sheridan’s pub Zagreb. 500 ml bottle from Vrutak. Pours black with great creamy thick head. Medium to full body. Roasted coffee aroma, coffee bitter flavor. A great stout, but the bottled version is not that good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Liamrua (13) - Waterford, IRELAND - JAN 16, 2014
.5l bottle. Large tan head that faded quickly with little lacing. Fabulous aroma of coffee beans and tar. Light carbonation and body light and smooth. Sweet robust coffee flavour with lingering aftertaste. I did not get bitterness as I had chilled. Even better with food as taste can be overpowering at first. Impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (171) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2014
Coffee, chocolate and roasted malts in the aroma. Brown to black with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium + bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Bitter ad dry finish. Overall a nice stout, quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinte (301) - Udine, ITALY - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle 0.5L. Dark brown body with a large, frothy, tan head, average duration with nice lacing. Moderate-to-heavy malty (roasted) aroma with notes of coffee and light licorice. Very bitter flavour with evident coffee in the aftertaste. Light-to-medium body with dry texture; average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bosta (97) - SLOVENIA - JAN 11, 2014
0.33l bottle. Pours very dark brown almost black with brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. The flavor is simmilar roasted malt with an espresso taste, with a very light bitter aftertaste. Medium body with soft carbonation. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (615) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2014
Pours a dark brown, close to black with a large and fluffy tanned head. Nutty aroma with light roasty notes and malts. Malty flavor with notes of tar, ash and a decent bitter and dry finish. Creamy on the palate despite the low abv.

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