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Brewed by Carlow
Style: Stout
Carlow, Ireland

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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’haras Leann Follain is a full bodied extra Irish stout.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, light meat - toffee. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111001]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate, toasted and breadish dark malty. Mild tarish, roasted and chocolate. Thick malty and chocolate. Bitter and dark malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29223) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle in a hotel room in Dublin. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of liquorice, hay and caramel. Roasted flavour of hay, liquorice and hops with notes of peat. Roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 18, 2011
Bottled@Cosmic Comic Cafe, Turku. Black colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, nice coffee as well as some caramelly and toffeeish noetes. Flavour is roasted malts, some caramel, mild smoked and ashy notes. Sadly the flavour didn’t live up to the promise the aroma gave.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2010
Bottled at L. Mulligan Grocer, Dublin. Ver yblack, rich head. Chocolate mud cake from nose to finish. Mid sweet with dense well rounded and well sized body. Plenty of licorice, notes of coffee and leather couch. Mildly warming finish with salty bitterness. A top stout with soft edges.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16584) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle at home ... no idea where i got this ... but it cost me £2:30 ... deep black ... thin tan head ... sweet meaty big malt nose ... this alone puts it above its average so far ... bit overy fizzy ... nice meaty roast malt ... but thin ... oddly this remonds me a little of the Kaggen in its flavour ... but its thinness lets it down badly ...theres also a tiny tinge of sourness... This is probably the beer that holds the most promice of what it could have been. It probably needs taken up a point or two and some more boddy added and this could go from 3.4 ->4.4 with one little step

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13852) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle @ Autumn Tasting, Ulfborg 2011. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Chocolate, fruit and roast. Smooth and medium bodied. Slick. Really tasty.


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