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

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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°


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lux_edwards (195) - - JUN 19, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste of bitter chocolate and vanilla. Palate is smooth and full bodied. Overall an excellent stout.

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.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cunningham (5626) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 27, 2012
Black colour with a creamy beige head. Mild sweet aroma with coffee and some roasted notes. Moderate sweet flavour. Mild coffee and roasted malt. Unusual fresh. Very enjoyable stout.
[Bottle from Dublin airport, Ireland]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (732) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, almost black colour with creamy light brown head. Strong aroma of dark chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, roasted malts. Oily, full bodied with lively carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimthechap (2057) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 4, 2012
The most beautiful woman in the world is my future mother in law who in spite of her prejudice against my predilection for exotic beer, brought this back to New Zealand from Ireland in the face of her own misgivings about its ability to survive the journey. Surely she is worth a million in prizes. This beer was as dark as it could get and displayed only a smattering of russet in the dimple of the glass. The aroma was of chocolate, caramel and burned charriness along with shoe polish and freshness. Flavors of burnt toffee, dark chocolate and rum cake. Just more-ish and sippable. A trace of spiciness is there along with a big helping of licorice, but the palate is taking in the classic Irish stout flavours and aromas. What a treat. What a wonderful treat.

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 (1048) - 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

4
   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 (1561) - 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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