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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 4816   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in cans, kegs and bottles with nitrogen and carbon dioxide. Pasteurised. Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder.
Launched in 1961.
Ingredients: Pale ale malt, about 25 to 30% flaked barley, and about 10% roasted barley, with no other grains or sugars; several hop varieties, mainly Goldings (pellets and isomerized extract); a flocculent head-forming ale yeast.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SteveOrz85 (60) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Poured can to pint glass. Light roasty aroma. Beautiful appearance. Jet black color with big creamy off white head that sticks around awhile. Heavy lacing. Taste is on the lighter side for a stout. Light bitterness but smooth. Light to medium bodied with a creamy texture. Soft carbonation. Long sweetish finish. Basically tastes like a watered down stout but overall good beer. Not really the most flavorful stout but the texture and overall experience is great. Typically a St. Patrick’s day tradition for me.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldschool_Mike (148) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
Can into pint glass. Pours a jet black colour with a nice thick white head. Aroma is roasty. Taste is roasted malt a light pleasing bitterness. Fantastic beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ston3s42 (26) - - MAR 17, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2015 Beautiful dark body, with nice creamy head. Smooth, dark taste of coffee. Good when poured from can, absolutely great from draught in Dublin

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
holsgaard (2) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2015 does not count
En overall god øl til pengene og så er den irsk. Go øl på den 17 marts Hugos vinkælder

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
njdrinker (15) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2015
What can you say about this beer. We all know what it is and it is perfect in everyway. That is all that needs to be said

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
luvpaleale (2) - - MAR 17, 2015 does not count
Beautiful stuff. Creamy and delicious almost dessert like. The one of kind beer to be cherished. Designed for leisurely sessions with friends and family. Will put you in a great mood without getting you sloshed.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
anstei (194) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 17, 2015
On tap on St. Paddy’s day in Oz. Rating #100 on my world trip. Pours black with a slowly developing sticky foam where you can paint in. Slightly roasty aroma, but can’t tell which direction. Taste of bread, minimal coffee notes, but hinting at more aromas... Mostly water and bitterness, also in the palate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nordic (135) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 16, 2015
Can. Black, small creamy head. Well balanced. Smooth to drink, always a good choice for me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomasjoberg (48) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Draught at woodshed bar in Helsinki. Light aroma, bit of roast but not so much. Almost pitch black with brown hue. Beautiful coffee cream head with perfect retention. Lacks a bit of bubbles. Co2 pression a bit lighter than it should be... Very close to flat. Super easy to drink with smooth roasting and a little pleasant very light sourness. Great session roast beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kolo269 (26) - aulnay sous bois, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2015
barwa piwa czarna,nieprzejrzysta,piana jasno brazowa,delikatna,utrzymuje sie do samego konca,nasycenie prawie zerowe,w smaku slod palony i kawowosc,piwo jakby rozwodnione,poprawne ale sa lepsi przedstawiciele gatunku


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