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Messrs Maguire Extra

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Formerly brewed at Messrs Maguire
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
"A luxurious export strength stout."


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2008
Cask @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Dark brown black color with a small, virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, coffee, sour. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (050808)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20252) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask@GBBF08. Black colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is nuts, coffee, roasted malts and mild notes of hops. Flavour is caramel, fruity hops, mildly yeasty. A bit watery to the palate, but otherwise nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19233) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Dark brown, creamy nitri head. Spicy grassy aniseed aroma. Dry and very roasty with notes of chocolate and saké as well as bitter cocoa. Big, concentrated roasty flavours, marked powerful bitterness. More alive, more for real than the regular commercial Irish stouts.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of licorice and coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee and dark chocolate flavor with some hints of licorice. Has a slightly sweetish roasted malty coffee finish with some hints of chocolate in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14074) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2008
Cask at GBBF ... Deep black ... nice roast malts ... little burnt malt ... quite toasted deep rich ... some chocolate in linger.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13529) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF08. Good liquorice aroma. Black colour, no head. Thin mouthfeel. Quite roasted flavour, a bit rough.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13283) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2007
Cask handpull at Ship & Mitre, Liverpool. Supplied to them through Hilden. Black colour with dark brown edges, thin tan head. Some sweet roasted malt. Some very nice choc. Good finish. Bit of powder, more choc. Bit grainy. Very good stout, well put together.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of roasted malt with lots of chocolate. Dry and roasted flavour with a long finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2008
Black with tiny beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, coffee and a bit of smoke. Sweet flavor that goes same way and finishes dry. Lovely!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2006
1. Cask Handpump at the Marble Arch Inn, Manchester 31/01/2002 Black slightly fruity and smooth on the palate. Bitter roast finish. 2. Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 23/09/2006 Some roast aroma. Dark and slightly rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Hints of dryness and bitterness in a crisp lasting roast finish.


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