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

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

ABV: 7.0%. Clear dark black - red brown colour with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, licorice, dark chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice, malt and hop bitter, burnt malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101229]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty, breadish and mild caramelish. Toasted dark breadish. Mild peaty touch. Bitter, dark roasted, dark chocolate and dark breadish. Bitter and dry dark roasted malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29017) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
Bottled. A black beer wit a brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, roasted matl, and a bit of straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, and roasted malt, leading to a dry roasted chocolate finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an opaque black with a beige head. Roasty nose combined with some dark dried fruits. Solid body, carbonation is a little low, hard roast, dark fruits and licorice and a tangy edge. Some malt bitterness. 290911

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small lacing beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate and peat with notes of liquorice and hops. Roasted flavour fo dark chocolate with notes of peat, cocoa powder and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Bottled (From Beers Of Europe). Pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is tar, some liquorice, alcohol, mild nutty notes as well as some syrup. Flavour is quite similar, with a slight alcohol burn in the finish. Also some quite spicy notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2010
Bottled (7.0%), from The Drink Store, Dublin. Near black, rich creamy head. Tarry and chocolatey. Dry and near full bodied with fairly clean mouthfeel. Ashy bitter chocolate finish with some resiny edges.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and carame lflavor with weak hints of licorice. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14290) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Draught at The Wharf, Aalborg, as Porterhouse Anglo-Irish Imperial Stout
Black color with brown head. Mild aroma of roasted malt and some cardboard, light cheese. Medium body structure, big roasted malt flavor, ashes, some dark chocolate, salty, with strong bitterness. Maybe too aggressive on the roasty side.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14282) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
6th June 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Martin T tasting. Almost opaque dark brown beer. Little pale tan head. Palate is light and minerally and a little crisp. Mild fresh dark malt. Whisper of malt cream. Minerally finish. Simple stuff but okay.


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