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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
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RATINGS: 4794   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.


JamesCory's rating

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JamesCory (54) - Wheeling, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2012
On draft at St. Jamesís Gate, Dublin. Smooth, creamy head over black mildy carbonated beer. Very delicious. Each one tastes better than the one before it.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
George999 (199) - Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2015
From the can the color is dark black with a thick off white head, the aroma is malts and wheat, taste is smooth creamy roasted malts, mouthfeel is thick and full, great beer with an almost milkshake quality from the can, overall a solid choice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TizzleJizzle (673) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2015
Draft at Fox and Hound. Poured an translucent dark brown almost black with a mammoth tan head and beautiful lacing. Taste or slight coffee, mild roasted malts and water. Creamy body, medium carbontion

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
damjan (9) - CROATIA - MAR 30, 2015 does not count
Nice thick head. And thatís about it. Mouldy smell, burnt taste, sour in the end. Expected more considering price (20kn/2,6Ä for 44cl can).

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gangstergafje (57) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Nice dark beer. Black and beautifull. Beautiful creamy foam head. The beer is deeply bitter, touches the back of your tongue. Nice sweet souerness to compensate it. A touch of caramel in the distance. Little burnt hint, but that isnít annoying. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (266) - NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
44cl can from Kiwi mini market. Pours black with a creamy beige head. OK canned version of the original draught. Have tasted this on tap in Dublin - way better. This is flat coffee tasting substitute. But stll good..

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beergaard (157) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Thin, watery, dry, overrated. Nice creamy head though - looks very good but the taste just isnít worth it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
leosanches (18) - - MAR 25, 2015
Cerveja escura e brilhante, com espuma marrom e muito presente. No aroma se sente claramente o toque de café e chocolate. O sabor é de uma stout clássica, porém com malte pouco torrado. O sabor de café é bastante perceptível, mas o toque de chocolate faz com que seja uma cerveja bastante equilibrada. O sabor não é complexo e é uma cerveja escura fácil de beber, sem amargor presente. O pálato é envolvente, suave e avudado, o que é reforçado pela espuma densa e cremosa. Enfim, uma stout para o dia a dia, simples e fácil. Acho que cai bem com alimentos mais fortes ou de sobremesa.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gteubal (3) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 24, 2015 does not count
Great everyday stout, but after trying some others, mire complex and tasty this seemed to me low profile

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
NoronhaINS (1) - - MAR 24, 2015 does not count
Minha dry stout preferida. … sempre uma festa quando encontro vendendo no mercado perto de casa.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ambro206 (216) - ITALY - MAR 24, 2015
Sicuramente non cíŤ birra spillata in modo migliore. Líazoto che le da questa schiuma compatta e pannosa la rende visivamente la birra piý bella e desiderata al mondo. Líaroma Ť tostato e di cioccolato. In bocca parte un poí aquosa ma poi si apre rivelando un giusto bilanciamento ed un lungo finale. Di sicuro un prodotto industriale, niente di fuori dagli schemi o di sconvolgente ma una birra veramente piacevole.


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