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

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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°


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kita (1364) - Koper, SLOVENIA - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle, 0.50l. Murky black color with medium creamy brownish head and nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate with bready note. Taste starts with light sweet but rich roasted malt, follows by coffee, chocolate and nutty flavor with dry mouthfeel and mild bitter finish. Medium body, creamy texture and soft carbonation in palate. Very decent and quaffable stout...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (563) - ROMANIA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours pitch black with a brown, creamy head. Aroma is moderate to heavy roasted, with some caramel and bread. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with notes of roasted malt, coffee, some chocolate, bread. Nice body. Overall a very nice stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padchenko (134) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 25, 2015
500ml bottle, 6%. An excellent full-bodied heart-warming stout. Pours black with limited dark brown head. Sweet and strong lightly carbonated with some roasted coffee and hops in the flavour. More please!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9055) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
330ml bottle as Christmas Velvet from Systembolaget Kiruna kindly brought to Tromsø by djoeye. Oily pour creating a coal black coloured body under a solid light brow head leaving rings of lace down the glassware. Roasted chocolate malty nose. Plain roasted malty taste, notes of grainy chocolate and liquorice that linger throughout. Smooth. A rather vivid stout, may a bit unvaried (Tromsø 09.01.2015).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Keg at Norseman Temple Bar, Dublin. It pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma is roasty, with notes of toasted nuts, wood, cocoa powder, vanilla, tangy wild berries. Taste is medium roasty and and lightly sweet, with a mildly tangy berry finish. Notes of dark chocolate, light espresso, vanilla, burnt wood. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, tasty

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4546) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2015
How: Bottle, as O’Hara’s Christmas Velvet.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Black colour with a thick beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, malt.
Body: Smooth mouthfeel. Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, some bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1768) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2015
Overall: Dark fruits, coffee, cocoa, dry and potent.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. (Vintage 2014) Reviewed 2015-01-01.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Unde (525) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Dark deep brown colour, beige head on top. Aroma has dark chocolate, roasted malts, dark coffee notes too. Taste has roasted malts, dark chocolate and lots of coffee. Mild body and low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4681) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Flaske 330ml fra Systembolaget, Kiruna. Drukket i Skibotn 23 Des 14. Svart. OK luftig skum med mokkafarge. Varer en stund. Aroma av sjokolade. Smaken balansert & forsiktig. Fløyelsaktig munnfølelse. Smak av sjokolade & litt lakris. Svakt syrlig tørr ettersmak.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ja2jadwa (3) - POLAND - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Piękna drobnopęcherzykowa piana koloru beżowego. Aromaty gorzkiej czekolady i espresso, chwilami alkoholowego likieru czekoladowego. Aksamitne w smaku, goryczka na odpowiednim poziomie. Świetny stout.


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