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Galway Hooker Irish Stout

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Brewed by Galway Hooker Brewery
Style: Stout
Co Galway, Ireland

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, regular
Known also as Bonaparteís StoutBrewed for Neachtainís.
A traditional dark rich stout perfectly balanced with undertones of vanilla and coffee.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle at Kennedys. High creamy lasting off-white head. Pitch black body. Mild coffee smoke aroma. Mild roasted malt coffee caramel flavor. Low carbonation, long finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3368) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Maxí place. Thanks tom L. Dark brown with a beige head. A little roasty, nutty and alcoholic aroma, a little phenolic in the mouth but also bitter and a little alcoholic. Quite light body, phenolic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8627) - Tel Aviv, - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Maxís place. Thanks Tom L. Dark brown to black with a beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, mocha. Slightly sweetish flavor, rather dry, with roast, chocolate and coffee. Light to medium-bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thelynchfella (152) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 4, 2015
Poured black with thin tan head. Big chocolate and raisin aroma. Flavour is of roasted malt, biscuit, chocolate, raisin. Really really good stout. One of my faves

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JamesGates (3) - IRELAND - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
Aroma is sweetly caramel, coffee and chocolate and it pours a darkly ruby black with a tan head that gives way. Full bodied and softly carbonated with quite a creamy sweet vanilla and conducive malty taste. The finish is very good and on reflection not as cloying as had been expected; would certainly try again and have more than one to see how they sit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1164) - SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2015
500ml Bottle from OíRiellyís, Lisnaskea (£2.79):
This one was quite an enjoyable beer from Galway Hooker, definitely more sweet than I had anticipated but the vanilla flavors that came through from the start were very nice and highly enjoyable, the sweetness doing well to balance the beer against itís stronger, more traditional stout flavors. A solid beer and one that Iíll look to pick up again the next time Iím in Ireland.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle at Mum and Dads, 25/12/14, from Callans Dundalk. Black with a decent tan covering. Nose is rich roast, raisens, chocolate, light smoke, dark fruits. Taste comprises cocoa powder, roast malt, charr, Bourbon biscuit, dark fruits, light coffee notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an earthy roasty rub. Decent stout, well rounded, good balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (4010) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 1, 2014
keg at against the grain, dublin
dark brownm, frothy tan head, chocolate, toasty, full bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
elbernays (919) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 6, 2014
Pours black with creamy nitro head. Aroma is slight coffee, wood. Light body with chocolate coffee bitterness. May rate again.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Deu (898) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at a beer festival. Black with a cream head, texture is thin. Aroma has notes of coffee. Flavour is sweet creamed coffee with a mild sweetish malt finish but a bit grainny. Wasnít impressed but I will try it again.


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