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Messrs Maguire Plain

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Messrs Maguire Plain
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Formerly brewed at Messrs Maguire
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full bodied stout with a hint of sweetness, followed by a dry roasted bitter finish, direct from the heart of Dublin.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2008
Draft at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007. A pitch black beer with a dense brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt and lighter notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt, leading to a dry and slightly bitter finish. The body is a bit thin.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Draught at the brewpub. Pitch black oloured with a medium sized beige head. Light roasted aroma of caramel and peat wiyh fruity notes. Light roasted flavour of caramel, peat and hops with n otes of fridge. Hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20392) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2007
Cask@SBWF2007. Colour is dark rubyish red with longlasting beige head. Aroma is mild roastyness along with cocoa and wood. Flavour is pretty much the same. Reminds quite a lot of a mild ale in my opinion...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2002
Sampled cask conditioned at GBBF.
Pitch black. Coffee and licorice aroma. Dry, medium bodied and roasty.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14740) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2007
Nitro keg at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007
Dark brown color; creamy head (of course). Light aroma, some watery roasted malt flavor, mild, but probably affected by the nitro; there is some dark chocolate malt at the end. Not bad, but without the nitro would be better...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2002
Black; sourish pint, actually; some brown malt, and a light, watery, coffeeish finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12566) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2006
Draught@brew pub, Dublin. Opaque black, good creamy tanned chocolaty head. Nice intensive nose of cold coffee and chocolate. Aroma is better than beer’s flavor itself. Roasted coffee beans are there but body watery, lighter than you could expect from good nose. Anyway balanced porter and the best of Messrs maguire’s current brews.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10850) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Black color, nice lasting beige head. Malty chocolate and cocoa aroma. Chocolate flavor, close to getting a bit thin, but still a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2008
Black with medium beige creamy head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt and caramel. Sweet flavor with hard roasted malt,bitter coffee and liquerice notes. Finishes bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2006 1. Cask Handpump at the New Century Hall, Manchester 18/01/2006 Dark coloured and smooth on the palate with a smoked aroma. Slightly rich. Some dryness in a meaty slightly bitter roast flavoured finish. 2. Cask Stillage at the Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt, Liverpool 18/02/2006 Black with some malt aroma. Slightly rich on the palate and fruit flavoured. Some dryness in a bitter oyster roast finish.


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