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Porterhouse Celebration Stout (2006)

Formerly brewed at Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottle conditioned for the Porterhouse 10th anniversary.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SudsMcDuff (7312) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Pours a struck match black .-.

has some delicious and flavourful complexities , some magic for sure: too many to list! .-.

the head is quite low for an imp stout but lacing is decent .-.

the alcohol is absolutely masked! .-.

For a Imperial stout, this stuff is amazingly smooth and just way to easy to drink! .-.

one of the greatest pleasures was to drink this beer. Slainte Ireland!!!

--A BIG thank you goes out to Garthicus for helping me obtain a couple of bottles!! and thanks to my uncle for driving and getting it!! and thanks to my mum for bringing it all the way to america!!!--

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2007
The beer poured a clear medium dark brown color. The aroma was roasty with cola notes and a moderate amount of alcohol fumes. The roasty flavor had some yeastiness mixed with the roasted malt. Mild alcohol taste. Mild bitterness on the finish with light pepper and a moderate warming senstion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Richy (22) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 16, 2007
Strong. Perhaps too strong. Drank 5 of these one night. Donít actually remember anything about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 3, 2007
Strange aroma, with whiffs of white pepper or a bit of chili. Great bitter flavour serves the beer well, breaking the 10%abv beast up and allowing it to be drunk quite easily. Still donít know if I could down a half litre of it though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2007
500 ml bottle. Dark brown black beer with a thin off-white head. Aroma is very flinty and minerally. Lots of earthiness and a little bit of woody character as well. The flavour is very British, leanish body for the style with earthy hop flavour and a minerally bitterness. Very roasty without any supporting dark flavours (i.e. no coffee, caramel, or chocolate). A hint of licorice. Dry, roasty finish. A light peppery ethanolic flavour adds a bit of complexity. Itís probably the most unique imperial stout Iíve had to date and itís quite good in itís own way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (5516) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2007
Thanks to JoeMcPhee for sharing this rarity - an interesting, truly Irish take on an imperial stout - quite smooth and creamy, with a light roastiness and dry mineral qualities (like an amped-up dry stout) - dark chocolate and burnt character, a little leather on the back end - the alcohol content was completely masked - smooth and a pleasure to drink, but lacking the substantial character needed to make it "world class."

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
AndrewC (338) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2007
An abominable beer. Heavy citrus hop (Iím informed theyíre Pacific N.W. hops) combined with burnt malt. A combination that should burn in hell

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
1FastSTi (3357) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2007
I really did not like this beer and thought it had serious brewing flaws. Thanks Jason for sharing. The beer pours to a really dark cola body with a thin khaki head and spotty lacing. The aroma is butterscotch and black malt. The best by date has not passed, but I think this beer is not very good. The flavor is coffee and butterscotch with basic black malt. Average palate but it seems to be a flawed beer and is slightly offensive to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Bottle shared by Jason. Clear very dark brown body, not much head. Chocolate malt and tart cherry in the aroma. Complex flavor - sweet chocolate, lemon, cherry, and fruity yeast. Lingering roast acidic fruit in the finish. Creamy mouthfeel. I like their take on this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 8, 2007
black pour thick tan head w/ soem good lacing. Big aroma lots of hot alcohols and some sweet malts carmel a salty fruit that I really canít place lots of alcohols. Palate is rich and lightly creamy, well coated. Nice flavor, butters, a hint of smokiness, lots of fusel style alcohols some dark fruits. Decent but not great.

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