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Franciscan Well Shandon Stout
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Brewed by Franciscan Well (MolsonCoors)
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A creamy Cork-style dry stout with all the roasted malt character that defines this classic style.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9456) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. Pours flat black with a medium creamy tan head that recedes slowly. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt and coffee. Light-bodied with a roasty character of coffee and malt, plus a touch of dark chocolate. The finish is sweet with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Decent all around.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21288) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2012
Draught at Cobblestone, Dublin. Black with creamy head. Heavily roasty coffee aroma. Mid dry with creamy mouthfeel. Licorice and coffee with cream. Long resiny bitterness. A full flavoured Irish stout.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2798) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 12, 2012
Appearance: Great nitro pour, pitch black, medium off white head. Aroma: a little chocolate, tiny amount of coffee, cream. Flavour: milky, quite a good amount of chocolate, lots of coffee & cream, quite malty. Lovely tangy bitter finish. Quite lovely!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beermack (725) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 17, 2012
Pint from the cask at the B&C (dry hopped). Pitch black with bubbled tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, tobacco, ever so slight hop zing from the dry hopping. Taste is full of roasted smokey malt, with coffee, bitter dark chocolate, and earthy hop notes featuring too. Such a powerful tasting stout that the dry hopping doesn’t really get the chance to work its magic fully, but there are flickers of citrus notes here and there, a more pronounced earthy bitterness, and a definite tang in the otherwise dry aftertaste. This is great from the cask no doubt about it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13539) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2011
Near black with a nitro head. Chocolatey and slightly liquoricey aroma. Deep fruity character with some light chocolate. A little bit of roasty tartness in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Draft @ brewpub. Nitro pour. Black with ruby tint. Aroma is oats and chocolate. Mild aroma. Soft palate. Balanced and drinkable with just the right touch of roast in the finish, very Irish. Lingering mochaccino finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Draft pint at the brewpub. Picture perfect. Tan topped and stoic. Single word: Excellent. Woody and outdoorsy, smooth and silky too. (#3665, 9/13/2009)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2009
Cask Stillage at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2008 Roast and some fruit aroma. Dark red coloured smooth on the palate and hoppy with some alcohol present. A little dryness and bitterness in a crisp finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Black with a small, light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood and unfermented wort. Dry and very roasted flavour

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (7443) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2009
[2178-20090520] Tap. Mild chocolate malt roast aroma has some peas thrown in. Black body with a thick long-lasting creamy tan head. Roasted malt grains flavour has some dry bitter notes throughout. Full body is a little thin. Average, could hold more bite.
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