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Kane Port Omna American Stout

Kane Port Omna American Stout
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Tidal Series.
In the late 1860s, Michael F. Claffey came to America from the small village of Port Omna in County Galway, Ireland. Four generations later, we brewed this beer to both celebrate our Irish heritage and to honor our family on both sides of the Atlantic. Port Omna is an American Extra Stout, taking characteristics from each sub-style within the stout category. The medium body and smoothness is reminiscent of an oatmeal stout and supports aromas of roasted malts, rich coffee, and hints of cocoa. Flavors of bittersweet chocolate and the medium malt character of an American stout add a layer of sweetness, while it’s relatively high 6.2% ABV and assertive roast flavors are familiar characteristics of foreign extra stouts. Port Omna wraps our favorite stout flavors into one very special, very limited-release beer.

Style: American Extra Stout
Malt: Pilsner, Munich, Victory, Medium Crystal, Roasted Barley, Chocolate and Toasted Oats
Hops: Magnum
Yeast: American
ABV: 6.6%
IBU: 35
SRM: 38


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (1323) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2016
Growler from Joe Canal’s in Iselin, NJ. Pours a dense black brown color with a moderate rocky tan head. Rich roasted malt nose has notes of earthy malt, oats and toasted walnuts. Flavor follows the nose with hints of tobacco, sweet chocolate and medium roast coffee. This is an excellent representation of an American Stout. Sweet, complex, earthy, flavorful and drinkable. Worth seeking out.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Underdogs88 (324) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Roast and coffee on the nose. Appearance is a dark brown with a tan head. Flavor is muted. It has notes of roast with hints of licorice and a medium amount of water character. Bitterness is medium high. Overall, it's an easy drinking beer, but the flavor is s little muddled. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (1148) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Pours a dark black. A strong coffee, chocolate, and malt aroma. A rich chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt taste, A bit of a thinner body than expected, but still a nice lingering coffee and malt aftertaste.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anthony850 (463) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Very smooth chocolate taste. A very good tasting stout. It has great stout qualities. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (1702) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pours black with a one finger tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is of coffee, coco, molasses, caramel, and sweet malts. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, medium finish. Overall, a pretty nice stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (772) - - MAR 1, 2015
Aroma: smooth barley and coffee Dark black color. Off white head. Taste is charcoal, coffee. A touch flat.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1553) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Dark brown little rimming tan head; aroma is rich roasty malt with hints of raspberry; Flava is super rich roasty malt with notes of dark chocolate and hints of alcohol; feels medium to thick with a decent fizzy bite; finishes long dry malty and hen bitter

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrinkinWell (389) - - MAY 19, 2014
Pours an opaque black with huge, thick head. Hints of chocolate, cocoa nibs, and coffee beans. Chocolate, sweet malts. A really nice stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5485) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
On tap at that dump Irish mile, pours black with light off white head. Notes are milk chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, licorice, and some light coffee. Nice and viscous but refreshing as possible. Really fucking solid brew from Jerz, Kane and Carton are killing it these days.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Draft brewery. Dark brown, basically black, thin mocha head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, and subtle coffee. Taste follows but mainly milk chocolate. A little too thin on the body. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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