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


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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Laden with complex chocolate and coffee flavours, balnced by a robust bitterness and delicate spicy aroma, O’Hara’s Leann Follain is a full bodied extra Irish stout. 14.5°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16615) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle at the Long Dock, Carrigahalt, 05/12/14. Black with a well appointed tan covering. Nose is toffee fudge, roast malt, grain, nutty, cocoa rub. Taste comprises chocolate, roast malt, vanilla, light coffee whisper, toffee. Medium bodied, prickly carbonation - a little too much for me, semi drying close. Decent enough stout, the carbonation level let this one down a little for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JimmyBoy74 (590) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. Inte så stoutig som jag hoppats på. Känns ganska kommersiell och smakar inte så mycket.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (403) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Flaska från systemet - Något unken arom. Svart som natten med brunt skum. Något maltig i smaken men annars är den inte så stoutig och väldigt söt eftersmak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alteregoo (853) - POLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Po nalaniu super drobna i gęsta beżowa piana, barwa ciemno brązowa, prawie czarna. W aromacie kawa z mlekiem, wanilia i palone słody - wyraźny i przyjemny aromat. W smaku jest jeszcze lepiej - do tego wszystkiego co w zapachu dołącza czekolada (gorzka jak i mleczna), troszkę ziemistych, popiołowych nut, nadających pełni i aksamitności. Początkowa mleczna słodycz szybko kontrowana jest fajną goryczką chmielowo-paloną. Świetny stout! Dość treściwy, bogaty a jednocześnie pijalny dzięki fajnemu zbalansowaniu jego deserowej i sesyjnej strony. Alkohol niewyczuwalny (poza delikatnym rozgrzewaniem w przełyku chwilkę po połknięciu), goryczka przyjemna, nasycenie średnie. Ma on w sobie coś z ułożonego dobrego RISa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6630) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
500 ml bottle from Hayduke. A big tan head has slightly darker notes along the outside. It has very good retention. The beer looks like a stout with a good bit of amber. A rich aroma of vanilla and chocolate. Almost decadent. Lighter roasted notes. The flavor begins earthy with coffee, chocolate, and tobacco. Fruit is gentle and there is just a bit of spice. The feel is rich. The finish is long lasting with chocolate and tobacco. Quite tasty, actually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blogmeabeer (29) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
Labeled Christmas Velvet. Black with a tan head. Roasted coffee, hints of chocolate to the nose. Mothfeel is on the thicker side, soft but with a well hidden bit of bitterness. Main theme is well roasted malt, dark coffe and chocolate. Nice and decent but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Peter_L (1242) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
Denna bira marknadsförs som Christmas Velvet i SB:s julölsortiment. Doft av säd och syltiga bär. Smakar lite hårdrostade kaffebönor. Söt obalanserad smak. Tunn och sträv munkänsla.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (3439) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2014
Black body. Beige or light brown head. Tight lacing all down the mug. Aroma; coffee, roasted dark malts, some sweetness. Taste; dark chocolate, coffee notes, black caramel malts, and hops and resin come forward in aftertaste. Feels nice, decent suitable carbonated, somewhat dry and mealy. Classic stout. [33cl brown bottle, abv6%, B@Systembolaget Kiruna, 2€50c, BB28/03/16, T@höme]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2014
Pours opaque dark brown with a healthy latte-coloured foam crown. Burnt coffee aroma. Coffee, caramel, vanilla, oak flavours. Excellent stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3923) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Pours deep brown, nearly black, with a finger of frothy light tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, chocolate, light coffee, spices. Taste is initial light roasty bitter followed by fairly thick sweetness with light balancing bitterness in the finish. Body is light to medium, smooth, with soft carbonation.

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