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Granite Brewery Keefes Irish Stout

Brewed by Granite Brewery (Halifax)
Style: Dry Stout
Halifax, Canada


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A black bitter stout with a buried hint of sweetness and a creamy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RhetoricalAns (172) - Toronto, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
Draft. Very Dark Brown Pour (black) with a thick creamy head. Nice aroma of roasted malt and nuts, coffee as well. Similar taste, malts, nuts and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (2889) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Draft - Roast malts, coffee and chocolate. Jet black with a brown rich head. Chocolate, coffee and a roasts finish. Hit the mark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyrenaica (966) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
20oz draught
4.2% ABV
C’est What (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
September 13, 2012
Beer is poured a very dark brown with a difinite blackening around the edges and a creamy dark tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, nuts, and coffee. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavour is nutty malt, with roast and coffee. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2012
Grey Cup 2012. Sample tray. Nitro. Good roast malt nose. Lots of raostiness in flavour. Soft easy drinking unassuming beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
Draught at C’est What, Toronto
Black color, with creamy head. Aroma of roasted malts, roasted nuts, a bit buttery. Lowly carbonated; it has a decent flavor of roasted malts and coffee, it’s also a bit buttery; correct bitterness, and some ashes in the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1056) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
creamy head, black tea colour. Reduced aroma, from overfiltration, slight roast and not much else. light beer having a slightly roasted taste and slight bitterness. boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2012
Lovely black pour, thick tan head that lingers. Aroma of roasted malt, a little sweet caramel, coffee. Mouthfeel is a little watery, bitter roasted malts and balanced finish. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
whitecap (289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2011
Pours black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, some hops. Flavour is roasted malt. Average?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HeistAlmighty (1110) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 20, 2011
Draft sample at Henry House. Aroma is not strong, light roasted malt smell. Black colour with a think cappuccino head. Taste was roasted malt, but rather thin. It was wasn’t a bad taste, but there wasn’t enough of it. Medium body. Overall, this had potential but it needed to deliver more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Good sour stout with a properly creamy head. Has a faint taste of coffee and a little dark chocolate bitterness to it. ON tap at Toronto brewpub

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