Brewed by Dungarvan Brewing Company Ltd.
Style: Stout
Waterford, Ireland


on tap


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Brewed with local oats from Flahaven’s mills and coffee specially roasted by Badger and Dodo, the oatmeal imparts a rich smoothness which balances the roasted flavours of the barley while in the background there’s a subtle hint of the earthy espresso flavours.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (5014) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle from Culchiem - many thanks! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with low creamy head and medium body. Aroma of malt and coffee. Taste of intense malt, torf, coffee, espresso, chocolate and leaves. Earthy finish. Very easy and nice to drink with a light smokey finish. Nice and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle from Drinkstore, Dublin [101113]
Pitch black, big frothy tan head, good lacing
Aroma - rich sweet dark malts, mocha coffee, sweet dark chocolate, smooth roasted coffee, soft roasted malts, good aroma
Taste - Soft roast, mocha coffee, dark quite sweet chocolate, dark malts, some earthy malt, touch of burnt toast
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, fairly smooth texture, bitter coffee. Finish - smooth sweet dark malts, fairly bitter coffee roast, more burnt bitterness in the finish
Overall - Good texture, nice coffee in this, some rich malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1199) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 8, 2013
Dark but thin in color, no head after the initial pour into a nonic pint glass. Aroma is of coffee(duh) but also of the normal roasted malt notes of a typical dry stout. The overall feel of the beer is the taste is fine, nothing extraordinary and nothing off-putting, but very thin and watery. Had better expectations than this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciaranc (1058) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 19, 2013
Black, foamy off-white head. Grain, oats, roast malt nose. Flavour similar plus coffee. Thick mouthfeel, low carbonation. Finish is long, lush coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4355) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - FEB 27, 2013
Bottle 50cl bought @ Cork. A dark beer with amber head. Nose is astringent and very roasted like. Aroma is very roasted, metallic, coffee touch, astringent, dry with caramel background. A bit disappointed, aftertaste is long and very roasted too, lot of dark malt there, sharp and ashes touch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Cask at Franciscan Well Winter Ale Festival. A - strong espresso, not much else. A- dark brown/black, brown head that didn’t last long. T - ground coffee, milk choc. P - medium body, slightly artificial sweetness. O - little dissappointing, heard it was a bad batch.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bren_Beer (19) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 28, 2012
500ml, currently enjoying with friends so this must be short! Superb stout, better than last years IMO. Great with food or just a session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2766) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: Pitch black, thick mocha head. Aroma: cooking chocolate, nutty with a roast coffee aroma too, some malt and vanilla too. Flavour: milk chocolate, nutty, good creamy mouthfeel with a good dash of coffee, long bitter coffee finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (2793) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma is light smoke. Flavour has a pleasant smoked feel, dry coffee base, a little thin but decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11757) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is smoked, coffee, malt, hop. Flavour is smoked, roasted malt, coffee, hop, cacao. coffee finish. Medium body. Nice beer.

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