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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Deu (588) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 20, 2011
Draught @ Bull & Castle, O’neils Dublin. Really looks like a Guinness. The head is a little bigger and darker than for a guinness. Strong aroma of Cacoa. I really like it when the keg is not too old (taste totally different) but it’s a lot more constant on bottle. The score is for a good one :)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
VT (1298) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2012
500 ml bottle. Pours a nice orange-tinted black with a persistent beige head. Smells of chocolate and coffee. Taste is very sweet chocolate, molasses, sweet moka coffee. Very light bitterness in the finish, with some sticky molasses feel and taste. Thick bodied, this reminded me of a lighter-tasting guinness, with a whole lot more body. Highly enjoyable, best Irish stout I’ve had this year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - MAR 4, 2012
Dire che è nera è riduttivo. Stout fenomenale. Tostata, si sente il caffè una punta di cioccolato e quel qualcosa di minerale che la renderebba la miglior amica di un nano. Buona!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oflodarz (48) - New York, USA - APR 28, 2012
aroma: complex roasted coffe flavor, with nice head, dark clear apperance, excellent oaked, rosasty coffe taste with chocolate, caramel notes and mild earthy hops. Delicious and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherriwilbourne99 (3) - Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 19, 2002 does not count
This beer is somewhat hard to find but I believe it’s far better than all other stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2002
Seems no one else thought this brew was more like a thin porter than a stout. Whiffs of ale hit the nose, and it makes for a light and pleasant drink. Fairly sweet, bitter and almost in schwarzbier territory.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Nice dark color,aroma is malty with some lite hoppiness,flavor was malty with some coffee in it.A full feel in the mouth with a slight gritty feeling as well.The finish was smooth with a coffee after taste not a bad stout but definately not the best out there,still worth buying again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SNIAT (120) - Passaic, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2003
Loved it. Thick with a good hop, malt taste. Thick with good flavor. One of the best Stout's I've had.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
craftbeer (5) - USA - JAN 20, 2003 does not count
Beautiful Aroma, nice smooth taste. Beatiful Irish Stout. Doesn't suprise me it was voted the World's Number One Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1849) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2003
A great beer. If it wasn't so expensive I would be drinking it more often. Great flavor.

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