Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland


on tap

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RATINGS: 1902   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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 Heineken’s John Smith’s site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.

Murph06's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Murph06 (121) - Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2003
Excellent close-foam head, very thick and creamy. Mouthfeel however, is very thin. Slight coffee and toffee aroma. Not quite as bitter as others---very drinkable and enjoyable. Not as good as Russian Stouts, but still, very nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hajsman (80) - Gdañsk, POLAND - OCT 24, 2016
From tap. It looks nice, black with creamy head. Nothing special in the aroma, some deeply hidden chocolate and white cream. It’s light and has very nice smooth texture. Very simple but enjoyable at the same time

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
knasputte78 (608) - SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2016
Svart med ett litet krämigt skum. Överraskande tunn smak, urvattnat. Lätt rostat och lite kolatoner ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
indrekr (409) - ESTONIA - OCT 8, 2016
Appearance: black, clear, rocky head, tan foam, medium quantity, lasts long. Aroma: fried black bread, roasty, kvass. Taste:lightly sour, lightly bitter. Palate: light body, thin feel, flat, very light bitter, long finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
meldorf75 (32) - - OCT 1, 2016
W aromacie karmel I kawa. Piana gesta I dlugo sie trzyma. Barwa ciemna. W smaku czuc palony slud I mila goryczka

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
voyageurmike (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Poured into a Guinness glass, dark brown red with a creamy head. Light bodied (watery) with faint malt aroma. Coffee and malt taste, very mildly bitter finish. Bland beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Kobracai (147) - FINLAND - SEP 24, 2016
0,5l can from Viking Line Tax Free. Pours almost black. Aroma is roasted coffee and some chocolate. The aroma is alright but I’m very disappointed with the taste. It was watery and bitter. And bitter as if something was wrong. As if all the taste was run through water too many times. Don’t see the hype.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (488) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
On tap @ O'Reilly's St. John's, NL. Pours opaque with a thick, creamy, mocha head. Aromas are vanilla, and chocolate. Tastes are coffee, bittersweet chocolate, wood,and chalk. Full body, smooth and creamy, medium chalky, bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blade86 (1286) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Black, dark ruby brown reflexes, big creamy long lasting foam, roasty coffee aroma, light sweetness and bitterness, light body,thin, smooth feel, average carbonation, moderately long bittersweet and dry finish

-- rated with beerbasher

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WaddlingPlatypus (128) - Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Pint at the Big Jug, Durham. Dark brownish-red, with a thick and fine mocha head. Roasted malt aroma with cream. Heavy flavours of roasted malts, slight cream, and plastic sheeting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
punkska101 (1766) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2016
On tap @ marco’s A: light roasty, a touch of chocolate, light caramel App: dark brown border black thick lasting beige head and great lacing.. T/p: medium body short bitter finish. Creamy, it’s pour with nitro. O: generic and a bit blend . great creamy texture.

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