Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brigg (556) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2015
(Bottle) Black body with ruby highlights, small to medium dissipating head. Aroma of candy sugar, bourbon, wine, wood, dark fruit. Flavor is sweet up front, with a very bitter finish; molasses, coffee, bourbon; some pine in the finish; alcohol is very noticeable. Maybe a little unbalanced; bitterness and alcohol kind overpower and stay with you afterward. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
peponi (869) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Aroma: soya sauce, alcohol. Appearance: black color, no head. Taste: low bitterness (herbs), DMS, Irish diacetyl, roasted malts. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Rather FES then RIS, but ok. No fireworks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1928) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
29.1.2015. Pours black, aroma is dark malts, coffee. Tastes dryish roasted malts, slight cacao.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7290) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is coffee, roasted, chocolate, taste is similar, dry, bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1308) - Nevada, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle. Coffee and roasted barley on the nose. Taste is chocolate and espresso. Medium to full body and plenty of dryness. I think the imperial Irish stout moniker is appropriate. Other than the typical nitro carbonation, this is a full throttle Irish stout all the way. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3851) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
33cl bottle at Porterhouse Temple Bar, Dublin. It pours a brown color with ruby edges and a small tan head. Aroma is sweet and chocolatey, with notesof caramel, dark chocolate and light vanilla. Taste is again medium sweet and chocolatey, with more notes of cocoa, roasted malts and caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, decently tasty stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thelynchfella (166) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 22, 2015
Poured jet black with thick foamy tan head. Aroma: Chocolate malt, espresso. Tastes of dark chocolate, strong espresso, nice and bitter. Linger nicely on the tongue, really good imperial stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (570) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Appearance is black, a one finger light brown head which settles down. Aroma- very chocolatey and milky, dark malt, fudge, caramel. Taste- big bitterness, roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, hint of leather, medium to full mouthfeel, quite a long and bitter finish, solid malt backbone. Good, maybe more stout and less imperial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3831) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
330ml bottle bought from Kris Wines a couple of days ago. 7.5%, BB Sep 2015, very nice presentation. Black, big foamy tan head endures throughout, full lacing. Aroma is musty, a little yeast, slight copper, some chocolate and spice. Body is medium to light, soft carbonation, pretty foamy. Taste is tangy malt, semisweet, drying, a little sharp and fairly bitter. Over-roasted coffee, woody, tangy dried fruits. A little too sharp for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (842) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2014
Nice malty aroma, standard brown/black pour with respectable lacing. Flavour is good, nice maltiness but missing additional notes of spices or chocolate etc.

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