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


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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2185) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, malt, choklad ,kaffe, karamell, rostade toner med smak av honung och vanilj. Fruktig, krämig, rund och len. Kraftfull trots sin låga alkoholhalt. Avrundas med en tydlig bitterchokladbeska.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danielhessel (2) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013 does not count
A bit aggressive on the bubbles, but they don't lie on the smoothness. Not much christmas taste-ish but great in any other aspect ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle from SB cons 2013-12-20 Göteborg aha a wee suprise for tomorrows - BA one;) AR: heavy roasted malt, roasted chessnuts, spicey dark chocolate, Danish rye bread and a wee bit of homebrewed coffey without the milk AP: dark brown colored body, high fluffy brown head, wee traces of curtains F: full body sweet and smooth, coffey, dark chocolate, wee chessnut butter, wee vanilla beans, dry, wee bubbly carbonation, medium bitternees, finshes cacao and a cup of smooth Saturday morning coffey

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1776) - FINLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Olut kaatuu lasiin mustana muodostaen beigen vaahdon. Sen tuoksu on paahtunut, lakritsinen ja suklainen. Maku on paahtunut, suklainen, hieman kahvinen ja makeahko. Suhteellisen tuhti ja keskihiilihappoinen olut.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1543) - SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2013
Det här var gott och även lite över förväntan, smaken var fin med toner av choklad och kaffe. Balansen var väl avvägd och ytterst behaglig även om kroppen var i tunnaste laget. Slutsats; riktigt trevlig stout.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
olsvammel (4237) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2013
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting under the name Christmas Velvet. Somewhat weird smell, either that or my nose is fucked, this smells like an outdoor toilette. The taste is better, malty with some roasted notes. Weird beer and not too my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19534) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle @ yespr. Pours an almost black color with a small longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty spicy chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy chocolate and caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leini (1361) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
330 ml bottle. Dark brown body with a huge brown-tainted head. Notes of roasted malt, burnt wood, dark chocolate and licorice. Sold under the name "Christmas Velvet" which is totally stupid as there is nothing christmasy about this beer. Quite nice stout though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (2069) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
O’haras christmas velvet. Sort med høyt lys brunt skum, legger seg fort men blir der. Karamell og brent kaffelukt. Medium bitter. Noe merkelig blomsteraktig smak, jord morsomt! Medium- kullsyre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30746) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2013
Bottled. A åitch black beer with a huge brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, bread, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, and bread, leading to a bittter finish.

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