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Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1869   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised in cans and kegs, with nitrogen. As of late 2012, the 4.3% bottled version had been discontinued.
Has also been brewed in the UK under contract at InBev Magor and latterly at Heinekenís John Smithís site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaelic (121) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2015
Dark brown Stout. Taste of mild chocolate, coffee. Convenient bitters. Very drinkable in large amounts. Beautiful appearance in te glass

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
asedzie (784) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Can. Pour beautifully, with wonderful nitro action, good head. Nose has very supple chocolate notes. Creamy mouthfeel, tobacco notes, roasted notes into the finish. This is a really good everyday beer - maybe Iíll replace my daily green tea with it.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EkinTelli (83) - TURKEY - DEC 14, 2015
its a classic stout coffe taste is more dominant but when you smell it youíll get a balanced choclate an coffe smell and it has good palate

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
17Beer (158) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 13, 2015
Aromas of chocolate, chalk and coffee. Out of a can into a pint glass. Pours an opaque dark brown with a thick tan head with tight carbonation. Understated tastes witha creamy texture and a chalky finish. Not distinctive and it doesnít improve through the glass. (Iíve had better on tap) Itíll do if you canít find another stout and donít feel like any other style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klu9 (317) - Krakůw, POLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Aromat karmelowo-czekoladowy, w smaku lekkie, mleczne i bardzo przyjemne. Niegazowane. Piana delikatna i pozostająca na szklance.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (1542) - California, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Pours a dark brown color with a cascading khaki head. Roasty malt, caramel, toffee, toast, coffee and mocha aroma and flavors. Medium light body and served on nitro. Roasty malt and mocha finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Larry_Duffman (293) - - NOV 26, 2015
I poured it from the can into a glass. It pours very nicely with a fluffy off-white head and nice lacing. It pours an opaque black color. The aroma is roasty, coffee, and some chocolate. The taste is roasted coffee and chocolate. Itís very creamy with some roasty bitterness. This is a simple but excellent stout.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sirzekel (39) - Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Like better than Guiness, but hard to find. Reliably found at Just Tapped in Macon, GA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
GenkiGonzo (929) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 19, 2015
Draught at The Corner House. Almost black pour with an off-white head. Roasty malt aroma. Very smooth, roasty, nice dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (1710) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2015
rs black with a tan head. Aroma of light coffee, roasty, nuts, licorice. Taste is is roast, light coffe, light licorice, kinda sweet. Light bitter.


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