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Mountain Sun Old School Dry Irish Stout

Mountain Sun Old School Dry Irish Stout
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the simplicity of this Classic Stout! It has an alluring malt profile based on domestic 2 row and roasted barley. Flaked barley is added to increase body, sweetness, and head retention. A very meager East Kent Goldings hop addition of was added at the beginning of boil. The hops merely balance this beer rather than providing a significant flavor contribution.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a strong roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4002) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
Tap at the Vine Street Pub, Denver. Poured a deep mahogany colour with a thin tan head. The aroma is roasted malt. The flavour is weak bitter with a liqourice malt slightly watery palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (4741) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
Draft sampled at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, roast, a little smoke and a little dark chocolate. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3015) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On draft at Vine Street Pub and Brewery. Pours a clear dark cola with an ecru head. Coffee and roasted nuts in the nose. Light bodied. Toasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Sampled on site at the Southern Sun. A really nice brew that flows like your classic irish stout. Really enjoyable with a nice roasted flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TronnyJenkins (92) - Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2012
This is my first Mountain Sun visit- so far so good! Pleasing and accurate Irish stout aroma. Taste is smooth, and dry which fits the bill sometimes. Well done.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UncleKorm (727) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2012
On tap at Vine Street Brewpub, Denver. Pours black w/ large creamy tan mostly lasting head. Minimal aroma of bread. Taste is malts and medium roast coffee. Light to medium body, soft carbonation, watery texture.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7663) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
Draught at Mountain Sun in Boulder, on October 8, 2012
Very dark reddish brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, roasted, lactic scent. Malty, roasted taste. Sweet, roasted aftertaste. Medium thin mouthfeel, dry medium high bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Draft at vine street. Pours coca cola brown with an inch of nitro khaki foam. Nice roasted malt on the tongue. As advertised its a bit dry on the tongue. Could use a bit more hop dryness in the finish though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2565) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Sampler at the brewpub. Pours a medium beige head, with attractive lacing, over an almost black (SRM 35) body....nose is coffee, light chocolate.........taste is grain, light coffee.....mouth feel light, carbonation low. This fits well within the style, although the roasted malts are a bit unblanced towards coffee over chocolate. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6


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