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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1169   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.


johno's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
johno (185) - Galveston, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Roasty aroma, bready.. not a ton going on, bit thin, terribly mild, lacks flavor.. inoffensive I suppose but does nothing to excite.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (1421) - Asturias, SPAIN - FEB 11, 2016
Botella. @La Barrica 13,Candas 11/02/2016. BBD: 28/06/2016 Color negro, aroma malta, torrefacto, sabor cafe, notas reagaliz, cuerpo ligero.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Punkero (115) - FINLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Completely black. Funky aroma, almost like tuna. Tangy. Watery! Slightly roasted with a hint of salmiac which is awesome.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wiadran (95) - POLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Aroma pleasant coffee, dark bread. Black, short top, no lacing. Taste dry, coffee bitter. Low body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (100) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Opaque black color. Thick creamy and sparkly brown 2 finger head lasting around 6 minutes. Strong legs and no visible activity. Aromas and flavors of nuts, toffee, cocoa and coffee with herbal spices. Strong earthy smell with a roasted bitter taste. Creamy heavy body with prickly carbonation. Strong and long bitter finish ending with a thick smoky mouth coat and highly dry. Overall : The craft and flavors are good but it’s slightly slate missing some freshness. Too dry and bitter for my taste, preferring sweeter stouts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (591) - Compostela (Galiza), - JAN 22, 2016
330 mml bottle tasted on the 09/01/2016. Aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Tasted of roasted malts and dry finish. Next one please!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lello4ever (405) - ITALY - JAN 21, 2016
Marrone molto scuro con schiuma sottile beige. Aroma un po? piatto di malto. Al palato appare il malto tostato, qualche nota di cioccolato e torrefazione. Leggera e secca nel finale. Carbonazione media. Stout di buon livello.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (860) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JAN 21, 2016
the aroma of caramel and roasted malt, black chocolate, vanilla and toffee... the taste is caramel and chocolate with notes of robust, toffe, toast and nuts... bitter, dry and spicy aftertaste...

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
datrael (40) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 18, 2016
Aromat kawa,słody i alkohol, czuć też śliwki-bardzo ładnie ,barwa czarna z czerwonawą pianą. W smaku mocno wodniste, mocno wysycone, bardzo pijalne. Posmak kawy, ciemnego chleba. Na finiszu ujawnia się goryczka. Pije się dobrze ale szału nie ma

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1949) - , Massachusetts, USA - JAN 18, 2016
On draft at Deep Ellum. Pours black with a tan head. Similar in style to a Guinness except more dry and less sweet. Tasted pretty good on draft though I suspect that the bottled version would not be comparable.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tenval (21) - FRANCE - JAN 16, 2016
Very average beer. The only good side is the coffee aromas/flavours. But it doesn’t make for a stout.... Poor beer..


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