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Galway Bay Stormy Port (2009-2014)

 (RETIRED)
overall
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80
style
Formerly brewed at Galway Bay Brewery
Style: Porter
Galway, Ireland

bottled
available

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg, regular
Also available bottled
Was 5.1%
Irish Porter
This Rich and Complex beer boasts its roasted coffee notes and hides certain sweetness and chocolate flavours in the background
Speciality Malts - Roast Barley, Brown, Crystal.
Hops (31 IBU) - Target and Willamette


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2301) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
Draught. Black with a tan heat. Aroma is dry malt. Flavour is toasted coffee malt with a touch of creamy vanilla. Dusty dry velvet finish. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7244) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2012
On draught at Salt House. The beer pours a dark brown color with a medium creamy tan head that diminishes steadily. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt and mild coffee. Light to medium-bodied with a roasty character and notes of grainy malt and coffee. The finish is mildly bitter with a slight coffee and hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2012
Draught at Brew Dock, Dublin. Very dark brown, small head. Earthy coffee aroma,. Dry with clean mouthfeel. Earth and licorice. Mid bitter finish. Nice roasty flavours, but shallow malt character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 12, 2012
Keg at Brew Dock, Dublin A fairly complex and dry porter. A touch of lactose, dark chocolate, roast malts, thick body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
garthicus (2594) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 4, 2012
On tap at the salt house. Appearance: Jet black, tiny yellow head. Aroma: Coffee, chocolate, quite roasty. Simple but pleasing. Flavour: Excellent malt flavour, toasty, great bitterness with the right amount of coffee. Long bitter finish. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Deu (636) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2012 Great porter I take it whenever I see it. available on tap at the black sheep in Dublin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Draught at Against the Grain. Clear brown coloured with a small off-white head. Light roasted aroma of caramel, peat and chocolate. Light roasted flavour of peat, caramel, fridge and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.


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