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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: 1754   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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 Heineken’s John Smith’s site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2009
Draught @ Dronning Louise, Torvet 19, 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark.
Clear dark dark brown color with a large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20091023]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2007
40 cL from tap at opening for 1964@Brøndby Stadium. Poured deep creamy brown with light brown head. Aroma is slight smoked and malty. Taste is malty, rye and smoke with notes of coffee. Creamy mouthfeel. Mild finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2002
A very dark brown beer with a very fine light brown head. It has a fine aroma of roasted malt. And a very smooth feel in the mouth with the aroma of the roasted malt. A very filling but at the same time very drinkable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Black with a reddish tint. Dry yet rather soft and surprisingly low bitterness. Quite flat in spite of the nitrogen-widget. My version is only 4% ABV. 160101

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
Draft. Dark brown coloured with a creamy lasting beige head. Roasted aroma with notes of caramel and coffee. Roasted flavour with notes of grass, coffee and caramel. Dry roasted finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2005
Bottled. Dark brown, huge foamy brown head. Roasted malt and old coffee in aroma. Roasted malt with hints of old coffee and chocolate in flavour. Also some fruitish notes can be found. Mainly roast in aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19975) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2003
Sampled nitro-draught at Arlanda airport, Sweden.
Black with dense creamy head. Roasty and dry with very creamy mouthfeel and more substance than Guinness. Lingering bitterness in the finish with a hint of smoke

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17593) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2006
Draught. Pours a black colour with a thick creamy head. Roasty malty aroma. Sweet malty and roasted flavor. Smooth mouthfeel. Sweet roasted slightly bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2003
Keg. Light roasted malt aroma, more interesting taste, smooth, roasted malt, coffee, well mixed, with a pretty big roasted malt palate. Much better than Guinness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2009
Tap at amsterdam airport pre DLD trip... Deep black ... thick firm creamy head ... light toasted malt nose...nice roast malt front ... little chocolate ... quite a low flavour profile ... little bitter and little hop in linger


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