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

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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°


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
triskaideka (144) - Killarney, IRELAND - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2013 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.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Down2die (108) - IRELAND - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle from dunnes, nice crisp tight head lots of chocolate and crisp carbonation the way an extra is suppose to be, nice would like to test against the guiness extra

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (532) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 22, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2013 Bottle very nice black body with brown head aroma is roasty with a litle bit coffee taste is coffee with chocolate very smooth slightly bitter aftertaste with roasted malts chocolate and coffee licked this very much

4
   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (921) - Ödĺkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
No can do stouts better than the Irish. A bit too much carbonation pulls down the impression, but gee what a great and well-balanced taste and the aftertaste is delightfully long.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (793) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2014 BB 06.09.2014, 330ml bottle. Pours pitch black with tan head. The head stays. Aroma is milky, creamy, licorice, some cacao with raisin like notes. Flavor is very creamy, rather sweet, chocolate, coffee, roasted notes, some slight tart, raisins. Finish is nice dark chocolate bitter. Overall: a great creamy stout.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (335) - ITALY - MAR 1, 2014
Black, creamy beige head, a lot of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Lovely creamy mouthfeel. Some smoked flavor in the aftertaste. Excellent stout.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PawelD (208) - Gdańsk, POLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Piwo butelkowe. W aromacie kawa, czekolada i karmel. Kolor czarna smoła, piana mieszana zarówno drobno jak i wielkopęcherzykowa szybko jednak opada. W smaku wyczuwalne mocno nuty czekolady i kawy, lekko ostry posmak alkoholowy co dziwi przy 6%, jest też karmel i ziemista w odbiorze goryczka na kontrze. Piwo gęste i pełne. Świetny stout ale troszeczkę za bardzo nasycony.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2699) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 10, 2010
Bottle @ The Bull & Castle. Appearance: Pitch black, oily, small brown/yellow head. Aroma: lots of iron & rust up front, tons of dark fruit, raisins, plums, blueberries, quite a tart aroma with a dash of smoke in there too. Lovely. Flavour: Super bitter, lots of raisins, tangy copper, very decent alcoholic bite with a great smoke finish. Delicious. A real shining star amongst the Irish craft brew scene

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rozsoma (508) - HUNGARY - APR 12, 2012
Bottle 0,5L. BeerBier, Budapest. Stout with its creamy beige head. Smells like coffee and chocolate, tastes likes fizzy fruity drink. Redfruits what I mean. It could be thicker, but a very intensive stout. Good one.


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