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Galway Hooker Irish Coffee Porter

Galway Hooker Irish Coffee Porter
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Brewed by Galway Hooker Brewery
Style: Porter
Co Galway, Ireland

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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A dark ale brewed with Ethiopian coffee and aged with oak chips. A rich flavoursome porter in which malt sweetness is balanced against hop and coffee bitterness, with a hint of vanilla from the oak.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2954) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 14, 2014
keg at ICBCF14
fruity coffee and cocoa, medium bodied, dark brown, decent coffee presence.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rgf001 (142) - München, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2014
Faint Whisky-like ester. Dark Brown with tan head. Whisky, chocolate, toast flavors. Thin carbonated mouthfeel with lingering acidity dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
culchiem (2512) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2013
Cask at ICBF13. Jet black with a large bubbly head. Aroma is toasty malt. Flavour is full on creamy toast, dark malts, burnt coffee, long lingering toasted finish. Best beer at the show.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrGGen (308) - ITALY - AUG 12, 2009
Colore rosso-marrone,scarsa schiuma.Aroma di malto tostato.Sapore di caramello,un pò di amaro del luppolo e sentori di caffè.Sufficiente ma visto l’assaggio improvvisato(un amico tornato dall’Irlanda con un keg di questa birra!!!)andrebbe riprovata,chissà quando...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6078) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2008
UPDATED: APR 23, 2008 Keg at the Bull and Castle, Dublin. Nice smokiness, coffee, oaky. This has been conditioned with oak chips, which giveds a pronounced woody dryness. Multi layered, well balanced. A pity this is seemingly a one-off.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2008
Cask@ Easter Beer Festival, Franciscan Well. Quite unattractive, murky reddish/brown, small head. I wouldn’t have put it down as a porter. Toasted malt aroma,a little dissappointingly on the weak side. The flavour is very interesting though. Caramel maltiness, some hop bitterness and a real big hit of burnt coffee. The flavour is so dominant that its almost like beer passed through a coffee filter. Not too complex but very distinct. Medium body. Pretty good.


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