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

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RATINGS: 1073   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 40   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.


bigguns22's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (720) - Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Aroma very pleasant sweet ,malty,chocolate and cold coffee. Vert dark almost black medium tan head. Flavor is dry and not sweet like the noise that finishes bitter.


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KamGoPro (128) - Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Dark dark pour. Starts smooth and creamy. Finishes with subtle bitterness

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DraganC (21) - SLOVENIA - MAR 17, 2015
Very nice black colour , nice foam, strong coffee taste. Very nice dark beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ston3s42 (19) - - MAR 17, 2015
Nice black appearance, with foamy head that disappears rather quickly with a taste of coffee. Feels smooth, but more carbonated than Guinness. Tastes heavily of roasted coffee

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Orange_times (13) - UKRAINE - MAR 17, 2015
Drink from pint glass. Aroma: Roasted bread, light chocolate notes. Appeareance: head size - small, head color - off white, head-longevity - poor, body clarity - flat, density thin, body hue -black. Flavour: roasted burned bread, some chocolate notes, Finish flavour - burned. Finish duration is average. Palate: texture: dry, Carbonization - flat

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puredelusion (101) - Lviv, UKRAINE - MAR 17, 2015
0,33 bottle. Pours dark brown colour with large frothy off-white lasting head. Aroma of caramel, milk chocolate, mild coffee, vanilla. Clear body, medium to full, oily texture, average carbonation. Flavour is very smooth, coffee and chocolate bitter, roasted malt. Dry coffee bittersweet finish. Happy St.Patricks day!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
moderrnlifeiswar (71) - Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2015
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1059) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 12, 2015
Draught @ Barleycorn. Dark brown with reddish tint, small creamy beige head, mocha aroma, thin body, low carbonation, mocha taste, abrupt finish. Starts well but ends rather poorly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
branko (45) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 12, 2015
0,5 bottle. Black color with thin head. Aroma of roasted malt. Chocolate, coffee and caramel. taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FireGlider (139) - CROATIA - MAR 11, 2015
Black color, no foam. Roasted malt aroma with notes of dark chocolate. Taste is medium bitter and dry. Medium body with nice lasting finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kafarion (146) - POLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Aromat kawowy, całkiem mocne żelazo przykrywa resztę. Kolor ciemnobrunatny, nieprzejrzysty, piana niska, drobna, słabo zdobi szkło. Smak kawowy, kawa z mlekiem, może lekka czekolada, goryczka niska. Piwo treściwe, oleiste, pełne, dobrze wysycone, pozostawia lekko kawowy posmak który się całkiem długo utrzymuje. Ogólnie aromat odrzuca, smak nic nie urywa, konsystencja jest fajna, czyli średnio słabe piwo.


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