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Brewed by Galway Bay Brewery
Style: Porter
Galway, Ireland

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Rich and Complex beer boasts its roasted coffee notes and hides certain sweetness and chocolate flavours in the background

Hops - Northern Brewer and Willamette


Skinnyviking's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (8200) - Copenhagen, - JUL 23, 2013
Draught. Low off-white lasting head. Pitch black body. Sweet coffee choccolate roasted malt aroma and flavor with low carbonation, little hops bitterness and a short finish.


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gavmcg92 (10) - - JAN 23, 2016
Tan head that sticks around. Sweet, milk chocolate, caramel aroma. Sweet on the tongue with a slight hint of roasted coffee. Nice smooth texture.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padchenko (179) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 18, 2016
Pours black with very small white head. Medium carbonation. Roasted hops. Thin and caramelly, but mostly bitter. Enjoyable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheKernOwl (66) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Not just any port in a storm – a very milk chocolate-y, almost stout-y porter. Bit of juicy dates/caramel on nose. Hot choc (and stout-y) smoothness in the body.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenkiGonzo (820) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2015
Draught at Black Sheep in Dublin. Almost black with a tan head. Milk chocolate aroma. Flavour starts milk chocolate then has a bit of roast coffee and finishes with some hop bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2526) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Keg in the Brew Dock, Dublin. Pours mahogany with a thin cream head. Coffee aroma. The taste is light spice with coffee. Quite a bitter finish. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (6938) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Draft at the source with the family. Pours a deep brown body with thin off white lacing. Nice Porter. Mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with notes of light roast, rich chocolate and coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4205) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, Hanging Bat, chocolate, coffee aroma, clear deep red brown, good creamy tan head, no lacing, creamy milky, coffee, smooth, a bit lacking in depth

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle Black, rich tan head, good lacing Aroma – coffee , dark chocolate, dark malts Taste - roast, , dab of burnt malts, Palate -. Soft carb, medium body, mouth coating malts. Overall Very dark caramel brown, big frothy beige head, bit over fizzy from bottle, some lacing Aroma - soft roast, soft dark caramel, slight burnt note, hint of chocolate Overall – this very nice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (8342) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Cask at fynefest. Pours black, nose is toffee, light roast, taste is sweet, toffee, roasted, light fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (1532) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2015
Sample from tap at brewpub. Black with off white head. Roasted, coffee, chocolate. Dry with medium bitterness medium body and low carbonation.


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