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


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RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (6224) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2014
Deep dark in the bottle, beige foamy head. The beer starts intense roasted, very dry. The mainpart is roasted. Espresso, dark chocolate, even hints of brown dark sugar, but not very sweet at all. The aftertaste is long, burned dark bread, nicely hopped, very intense roasty.
Great and dark roasted Stout. Intense and still highly drinkable! A great brew! --> 13/12/14/14

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
HammerTroll (944) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
Dark as night, medium to big sized tan head. Coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Medium body, soft to average carbonation. Finish is kind of watery, but very tasty, long lasting with coffee and bitterness. Very nice. Lot better than Celtic Stout.
(Dobro Pivo Pri Ščurku 0,5l bottle)

   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (21886) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - MAR 13, 2011
black extra stout, coffee, some chocolate, hints of vanilla, hop bitterness in the finish. absolutely delicious complex flavors, some american brewers can take a lesson from this one due to the complex flavors that dont require a double digit abv. extremely enjoyable, what a great unexpected find.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (3291) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 11, 2011
Pours pitch black with a lasting medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
triskaideka (265) - Killarney, IRELAND - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Bottle at home.Pours pitch black with a tan/brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts with and espresso coffee and dark chocolate.. Very good indeed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7256) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2010
wow, what an aroma! coffee and chocolate- easily in the top ten of any beer i have ever had! the nose is wonderful .. . tastes of coffee, chocolate, light tar, minerals, and earth..lots of minerals actually, very unique! - very tasty, this is great stuff! .. . delicious and quite unique, nothing really like it .. carlows best and an exciting beer that would love to have again, thanks ma! .. . .

What’s the matter, Craig?

What does it say on this jar?


Well I’m glad someone around here can read. The jar holds fourteen pickles. I had three yesterday, two for lunch today, and one and a half for snack. And now there are six and a half pickles in this jar. Simple math indicates...

Are you counting the one in your hand?

Ok, false alarm.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfront (39) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 5, 2012
0.5L bottle from beer bier, Budapest. I am excited by the thought of an Irish craft beer company. This "leann follain" stut pours really nice. Deep black in colour with a lovely thick brown frothy head. Aroma is rustic, roasted coffee, laced with what seem dark chocolate. The aroma is warm, smokey, urnt and goes deep. medium to full body. Taste is first roasted coffee,malts with a slight burnt bitterness. medium carbonation clean finsih with slight longing bitterness. Nice stout. can compete with guinness FX and kills the guinness draught dead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pedrozo (6) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 29, 2012 does not count
Pours jet black with a good beige lasting head, nose of toast and coffee, taste is roasty and coffee. Overall a very tasty stout

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