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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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A full bodied stout with a hint of sweetness, followed by a dry roasted bitter finish, direct from the heart of Dublin.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
garthicus (2670) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 20, 2007
On tap - Messrs, Poured a glorious brown and quickly transformed into a ruby black pint. Mild chocolate aroma, smooth malt flavour with hints of chocolate and spice with a short finish,, enjoyable

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2530) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2011
Draught at the pub. Black with a thin off white head. Aroma is sweet with chocolate notes. Flavour is slightly sweet with roast and chocolate, plently of malt in the background. Not as creamy as some Irish stouts

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boto (1854) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - MAR 6, 2004
Draught at the Brewpub: Pretty typical, almost black in color with a tan cascading head. Chocolate and roastiness to the nose. The taste is something else. I like chocolate stouts, but this was about all that you tasted, and there was no balance. The Guinness that they also pour in the pub is far superior to this brew. This was pretty much a standard classic Irish stout, except for the chocolate. Just a bit too much of it!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1834) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Draught @ Messrs. This is their best brew. A nice simple stout that is not exceptional but very sessionable.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dynamiteninja (1511) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2010
Keg. Messrs Maguire’s, Dublin. Roasted malt, caramel, toffee, milk chocolate, roast coffee, fruitiness. Also some soap. Washing up botch?Thick off white smooth nitro head. Black body. Lighter and less bitter than Guinness. Medium bitterness. Medium bodied. Dry, astringent finish. A little oily, slight wateriness. Silky smooth and refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2009

Source:Tap in Dublin.
Glass:Sampler.
Appearance:Black pour with a thin off white head.
Aroma:Fruit and chocolate.
Flavor:Roasty up front with a fruity finish and a lingering bitter chocolate note.
Palate:Medium body with soft carbonation.
Overall:Very good. Favorite of the day.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tranquillity (1410) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2011
Draught at the brewpub in Dublin, under the name ’Stout’. I assume it’s this one. Black body, thick brown head. Sweet aroma, raisins and malt. Taste a bit weak and has quite a boring finish. Nothing wrong here, but nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1268) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2012
This was the best of the beers tasted. The pub is well worth visiting on the Liffy near the O’Connell Bridge. The stout poured pitch black with tan head that laced down the glass. You detect the aroma of coffee and smoke at the beginning. The stout was a medium body beverage with soft carbonation. The stout had a dry finish with rich coffee aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - APR 30, 2006
Aroms of toasted mailt, some coffee. Maybe a little toffee too, but very watery. Nice medium light brown head, good lacing, black body. Slight sweet taste, finishing at bitter. Quite full bodied, with a dry aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1045) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2010
On tap at the brewpub in Dublin. Standard looking stout, opaque dark brown with frothy nitrogen head. Nice and bitter, some roast malts and black coffee. Nothing particularly outstanding, but very solid. Would love to try it again someday.


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