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Cigar City Patio Tools Dry Irish Stout
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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Pours black in color with coffee and very light cocoa notes. Patio Tools is brewed with roasted barley which contributes forward coffee notes with small notes of cocoa and toffee in the flavor. An authentic dry Irish stout.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2737) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Black color with a cream-colored creamy head. Aroma of roasted malts and dark fruit. Flavor has some hops up front with roasted malt and dark fruit. Quite dry. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2011
On tap at CCB. Dark pour with a lush chestnut colored head and spotty lace. Aroma is heavy bittersweet chocolate and roast. Nice body. A blast of roasty bitterness upfront with a nice dry underlining chocolate sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchmela (2614) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Growler from brewery. Blackish pour with a creamy white head. Huge roasty aroma, chocolate. Smooth creamy roasted grain and chocolate malt taste. ery balanced and flavorful. Wonderful brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2555) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2010
On tap at the brewery - from an old tasting note: black pour with thin brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel and chocolate. Tastes are cocoa, earthy hops, coffee, and leather. Thin to medium texture with a nice spike of carbonation. dry bitter fin.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2512) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2010
The aroma is smoky and almost notes of peat. The appearance is dark, medium thickness, and a decent creamy head with a mocha color. The flavor has huge smokiness and then settles smoothly on the palate without much lingering except a crisp dry stout.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2492) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2011
On tap at Southernmost Hotel in Key West. Pours out black with a fading tan head. Aroma is of roast, cigar ash and chocolate. Taste is full bodied for a lower ABV beer, nice smooth mouthfeel. Flavors is lots of roast, some chocolate, light coffee, and a dry, slightly hoppy finish. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - MAR 27, 2010
On tap at Funky Buddha. I’m not the biggest fan of dry stouts but this has a lot of character. The aroma has chocolate notes with a little bit of coffee grind in there. Dry but very smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2486) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Gallon growler courtesy of Atlaggie. Crap that’s a lot of beer. Please keep your growler’s to the 1/2 gallon size or smaller next time. Deliciously well made classic dry stout. The finish is crisp and clean. Aroma of melty chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt and cocoa texture. Pretty ridiculous and true to style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (2431) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Growler generously gifted by Chaney. Thanks Brandon! The beer is dark brown, nearing black. The head is thick and beige and leaves some random lacing on the snifter. The aroma offers dark fruit, smoke, and roast. The flavor is quite nice. Eight ounces down, this is likely the best Irish stout I have yet had. Light bodied and easy drinking, with spot on carbonation. I would definitely drink this again. Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 08-01-2011

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Draft at brewery. Poured dark brown with beige head. Aroma was coffee and chocolate with the flavor the same. Medium body with high carbonation.


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