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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A thick creamy head sits atop the opaque blackness of this traditional dry Irish Stout. Roasted chocolate and coffee notes make this beer a great treat.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mnurda (1164) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 6, 2010
Part of the Sampler Platter at Granite City in Creve Couer. Strong coffee smell. Lightly carbonated. Chocolate finish black in colour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2005
on tap. a great looking stout! dark brown with a foamy, creamy head. but this just doesnít have a lot of flavor. a decent dry finish but nothing here to get excited about. average at best.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
Watery. Flavorless. Bland. How sad. I love a good stout and this is far from one.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 2, 2004
Black with a tan head and a ruby glow when held up to the light. Has a weak coffee aroma with a slight hint of chocolate. Smells very similar to Guinness. It starts off with a malty taste then moves to a watery taste and finishes with coffee, again very similar to Guinness. This beer had good lacing and head retention. Basically a Guinnes knock off.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Dark red brown color with a thick off white head. There is a light nose displaying hints of coffee and oats. The palate comes across as slightly creamy with notes of milk chocolate and coffee. An OK stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mnmike (1051) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013
On tap in Sioux Falls, SD actually. Respectable stout here that is cheaper due to me using the Granite City Mug Club.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
doubelknv3 (1010) - Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2008
Mild roast aroma (served too cold). Black with sticky brown head. Bitter roast with mild coffee malts. Unbalanced.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Probiere (992) - Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Light, somewhat dry, but mostly papery and flavorless. Very slight roast flavor but no discernible chocolate. Bland. On nitro.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Pours a beautiful deep black with a good two inches of thick tan head. Excellent count-the-number-of-sips lacing. Sadly, Iíve now come to the point where I stop being impressed. Very mild roasted grain in the aroma. A little bit of coffee in the flavor, but not much. Exceptionally mild taste, it isnít even going to frighten away the beer novice. Thin body, not much character. This one proves that dark beers arenít always bold, potent, or bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (925) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2013
tap sampler in Troy, MI. Poured opaque black with a thick creamy beige head with lasting lace. Aroma is roasted with coffee notes. Medium thick mouthfeel with smooth carbonation, finishes dry. Roasted malt flavour with coffee and burnt chocolate notes.


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