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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cold filtered and nitro-kegged. Also available in bottles at 5.0% ABV.
"A classic modern light stout with the added complexity of a late kettle hop. Aromatic character. Rich roast, dry, clean and bitter without any sourness." Ingredients: Pale Malt, Flaked Barley, Roast Barley, Black Malr, Crystal Malt; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Goldings.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel (3063) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Smell of chocolate and dark bread with some boozy fumes. Fairly mild taste with a chocolaty maltbase. There are better Porters in the regular supply at Systembolaget.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5435) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear dark reddish brown, medium beige head. Bready and fruity aroma, toffee, roasted coffee. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi sweet, low to medium bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2013
It smells of roasted malt, light bitter. The white milky head is large with a long duration. The body is black. A light bitter taste, a strong taste of roasted malt, very nice! The body is light to medium strong, dry and light creamy with a normal carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerSkull (1304) - SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
(Bottle). Sweet aroma of butterscotch, malt, sweet licorice and brown sugar. Vaguely sour taste of butterscotch, malt, dried fruit and licorice. Too much flavor of butterscotch.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4634) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle, Systembolaget. (5%) Clear dark brown with a medium head. Aroma and taste roasted malt, some butter, coffee and some ash. The finish was dry and fairly bitter. An ok one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (885) - FINLAND - NOV 26, 2013
Tap @ O’Haras. Pours black with a beige head. Dark malts, coffee in the aroma. Slightly sour, dark malts flavour. A bit watery

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dawoz (24) - - NOV 7, 2013
Like a Guiness but more flavor and more in the palet. On tap at the salt house in Galway. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (684) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Black beer with a beige head leaving lacing on the glass. Aroma and flavor are mint chocolaty sweet, roasty and little salty. Medium full and slick mouthfeel. Surprisingly sweet and aromatic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
triskaideka (137) - Killarney, IRELAND - OCT 13, 2013
Keg at Salt House, Galway. Typical stout flavour with a notable roasted finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (703) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2013
Rated from backlog. Draught at Porterhouse Temple Bar. Pours a very dark brown with beautiful tan head and lacing. Aromas of caramel, cardboard, and biscuits. Clean, light flavors of roasted malt, dried biscuits, and hops. Plain but nice.


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