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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Dry, roasty and incredibly rich in flavor, Dragoon’s Dry Irish Stout is made with a unique blend of imported hops and malted barley from the United Kingdom. This award winning stout is brewed in the Irish tradition to commemorate General Stephen Moylan,Irish-born commander of the 4th Continental Dragoons during the American Revolutionary War.

GABF 2015 Silver

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2224) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 3, 2009
Bomber. Pours black with brown highlghtts and a tall creamy head that hangs on a long time and leave some weak lacing. Aroma is lots of roast, a little chocolate, lots of heavily roasted nut notes-heavy on hazelnut, a touch of espresso and just the tiniest bit of burnt sugar. Flavor is nice and sweet roasty malt up front, dark chocolate, more roasted nuts, fresh walnuts, faint char notes, and a little earthy wood. Finish is roast, some char, bitter dark chocolate and light roast coffee. Body is medium to thin with a nice smooth, creamy texture and a really nice carbonation level. A pretty good sessionable beer, maybe a bit on the sweet side for the style, but I won’t complain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 30, 2009
I had this on draft at the brewpub. It was served on nitro. The mouthfeel was creamy, the nose was roasty, the flavor was a bit roasty, but a tad thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2009
Pour is a dark brown with an average, creamy, tan head which is mostly lasting and leaves a couple lace rings. Nose is pleasant with moderately roasted milk chocolate notes dominating, light roasted grains, mild earthy coffee roast, and faint vanilla. Flavor is dryer than expected with lots of roasted grains, moderately roasted coffee with matching acidity, faint roasted hazelnuts, and hints at vanilla and cocoa. Palate is fair with a light to medium body, lively carbonation, and dry/creamy/watery texture. Finishes abruptly with cofee notes, acidity, and dry roasted grains. A solid dry stout with all the right flavors present but nothing too special. A nice balance of roasted notes bringing only enough bitterness. Nice example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5352) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2009
Picked up a single 22-oz bomber at Cellars Wine & Spirits in St Paul. Pours a near opaque dark brown brew with a thin beige head that slowly dissipates an off-white ring. Aroma of toasted dark malt, some coffee and chocolate, a hint of flowery hops and light vanilla. Taste is medium bodied, toasted dark malt flavors with some chocolate dry herbs, and some flowery hops. Finish is semi-dry with a light toasted dark malt and vanilla aftertaste that slowly disappears.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6162) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2009
I don’t necessarily expect much from a Moylans which is not an IPA, so the aroma was a pleasant surprise. It just smells very good, perfectly integrated malt-focused ale. A tan, small, but lacy head covers the ebony pour. Tight, tasty, roasty mouth presence which avoids the frequent vegetal undertones stouts can have. No abusive sweetness, this one honours its name: grainy, well-roasted and very clean, chocolatey more than fruity. Light-medium bodied, comfortable carbonation is soft. All in all a demonstration of Moylans versatility.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2823) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 23, 2009
Bottle (22oz) shared with HogTownHarry, Blankboy, jerc & mabel -- courtesy of HogTownHarry. Appearance: Dark Black, pancake head. Aroma: Leather, smoke, chocolate and coffee. Nice. Flavour: Creamy, milky, coffee with nice carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanknock (150) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 15, 2009
A very well balanced dry stout. Very roasty up front, chewy, coffee highlights with a slightly hoppy and bitter finish. Notes of chocolate, molasses, toast and coffee throughout, a delicious, sessionable stout. Great for a winter day at the local pub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 14, 2009
Dark chestnut brown. Aroma of coffee, bitter chocolate, and rich burnt malt. Coffee, bitter chocolate, ashy and vegetal notes all play over the palate. Finish is very dry and moderately bitter. Delicious!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2009
Dark brown pour with a small light brown head. Minimal lace. Fresh roast coffee on the nose. Creamy mouth-feel. Nuts, coffee, chocolate, and roast. Slightly dry and astringent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4457) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 29, 2008
Pours a dark black that allows some light with a thin dark tan head. The nose is roasty, chocolate and coffee roast, malty, doesn’t show the bitterness. The flavor is very stout, dark malt and roast, chocolate and coffee bitterness, waxy hops and bitter grains. Nice dry and roasty palate.

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