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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1086   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Morganthemoon (3) - - NOV 25, 2014 does not count
When looking for a good well balanced stout, full of flavour, with hints of toast, roasted nuts and a faint hint of coffee, then this is streets ahead of any other Irish Stout. Impossible to find in Dublin however as they seem to favour something else there. Bottles can be purchased at the airport however. Tasted it first in Cape Cod, in a place called sandwich in a place called the British Pub. Carlow sell a similar beer marked though M & S, but get the draught versionif you can

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KamGoPro (141) - Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Dark dark pour. Starts smooth and creamy. Finishes with subtle bitterness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (255) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2015
Pours pitch black, thick tan head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, smoked meat and Lea & Perrins sauce. Sizzling, creamy, bitter long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AKSalmon (74) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2010
Aroma: caramel, roasty. Appearance: dark brown,full frothy, brown head. Taste: light sweetness, hint of malt. Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation, astringent, Overall: an exelent stout

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Deu (874) - 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 (1795) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zoret (133) - Badalona, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Aromes dolços i torrats de xocolata i café. En boca xocolatai amarg de café lligat amb el final sec. Exemple d’estil, ben estructurada.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DraganC (23) - SLOVENIA - MAR 17, 2015
Very nice black colour , nice foam, strong coffee taste. Very nice dark beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 109

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50