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


on tap


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

Previously 4.5%.

   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (5053) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 9, 2011
Ruby brown-black with Fruity coffee nose. Bitter coffee up front then Fruity with a rich coffee finish and thick mouthfeel

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle. A dense, finger-thick, dark beige head over a clear, reddish dark brown body. Coffee, roasted malts and some dark chocolate on the nose, along with a touch of dried fruits. There’s a nice hoppy bitterness in the flavor, balancing roasted malts, coffee and some chocolate. A touch of dried fruits too. Medium to full body, smooth carbonation, although a bit sharp due to the roasted malts. Lasting finish with roasted malts and coffee. A pleasant one. 120218

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Clear dark reddish brown a beige head. Aroma is sweet, a little roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 180212

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Rasmus40. Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a rough beige head. Hard roast aroma. Lighy body, hard roast, licorice and a little ashes. Roasty bitter finish. But pleasant alright. 180212

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15272) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle, 4.5%. Slightly citric aroma. Black colour, small light brown head. The flavour is roasted with a little coffee. The mouthfeel is a little thin for an oatmeal stout, but OK, I guess. The flavour is good, for the ABV anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2907) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2778) - 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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2011
Pours dark black with a medium-small head. Gentle roasted aroma, some coffee and a very restrained sweetness. The oatmeal flavour is quite mild, and the beer is definitely on the dry side. Coffee and tar are strong, with a long dry finish. Nice firm body and a slightly sticky texture that seems odd in a dry beer.

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