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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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2317) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
An okay looking stout, but really there was not much flavour here. Watered down. Cheap.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Draft at East Peoria. Pours black with a beige head. Milky and roasty aroma. Medium bodied with average carbonation, but thin in texture. Pretty basic dry stout with flavors of dark roasted malts and spent coffee grounds.

2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ElGaucho (2240) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2004
2004 ABR. Did not finish the Autumn Brew Review off on a good note. Smells like milk chocolate. Appearance is lacking. No lace, no head. Looks like diarrhea. Flavor isn’t good either. Looked and tasted flat.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - OCT 3, 2008
(draught, Creve Coeur) black with nice tan head. Roast malt aroma. Flavor is coffee, roast malt, bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
msante79 (2211) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2008
On tap in Granite City in Orland Park. Pours dark brown with thin tan head. Aroma is of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is light with notes of chocolate and roasted malt with some biterness of coffee. A watered down version of guiness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (2178) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Tap. Dark reddish-brown pour with almost no head. Aromas are chocolate, oatmeal, and nuts. Tastes boring. Watery chocolate, light roast, light cream. Thin body.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2008
Sampled on draught: Pours an opaque black with a creamy tan top. Roasted nuts, toast, coffee and oatmeal on the nose. Taste is a little watery, otherwise caramel and coffee on the palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Very feint chocolate scents and a small roast. Taste is a tad of chocolate and a bitter coffee roast, light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Looks and tastes like milk chocolate...some strange spritziness in the mouthfeel that seemed out of place...some coffee notes...some surprisingly bitter hopping...but very thin-bodied, especially for a stout!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fidelis83 (2005) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - AUG 2, 2009
Pours black with a tall, nitro-creamy tan head that has excellent retention. Aroma is roast, toasted nuts, a little coffee and some char. Flavor is about the same with a little more nutty and coffee character. Palate is a little watery and the carbonation has a little better bite than most nitro beers. Overall it’s not bad, pretty much a Guinness clone with a little less charm.


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