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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Senap's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senap (614) - Uppsala, - MAY 7, 2014
Flaska. En ganska trevlig stout. Bra balans, tydlig beska, men som inte alls dominerar. Inte alls så "mjölkig" som de mer kända Irländska stouterna.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2651) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Dark black in color with a thick tan nitro head. Clean roasty malt aroma and taste. Light mouthfeel and clean finish. Notes: St Patrick’s Day visit ’10

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (1989) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2016
330ml bottle from Systembolaget, abv 5%. Dark brown with a small khaki head, good lacing. Roasted barley aroma, dark bread and grass. Clean, light and soft mouthfeel, mild carbonated. Malty taste, chocolate, bread, oats, grassy and mild floral. Dry and bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LakatosKE (125) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 23, 2016
bottle. Clear dark brown, medium white head. Aroma mostly of malt and candy. Taste of toasted malt and chocolate. Watery texture. Dry and mild hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AnG_BrgNor (507) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle 5% from Systembolaget in Sweden. Pours black. Aroma of roasted, bread and some raisin. Good, but weak, aroma. Taste is medium bitter with roasted, some dried dark fruits and some dark chocolate. A good porter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rotin (907) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 29, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Clear, red/brown colored. AROMA- malty and bready, roasted malts. FLAVOR- neutral with dry finish, roasted malts, slightly watery. Light bodied.
Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ascelja (903) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2016
#758
Tap at Porterhouse Temple bar, Dublin. Clear brown to dark brown body, medium creamy beige head. Aroma of low intensity: bread, crust, toasted malts. Taste is sourish to dry, unpleasantly (herbal) bitter finish. Bread, malts, herbs. Light slightly watery body, medium carbonation.
Not really bad, but below the average.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9369) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 22, 2016
My Bottom Line:
This whipped cream version of a Porter reveals some fruitiness alongside roasted bitterness and mild acidity.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A obviously creamy head of foam covers the darkest brown, producing tons of lacing.
-Nitrogen creates a really bloated mouthfeel in this case, muting some of the beer’s personality.
-Chocolate and a touch of toast are also tasted, eventually.
-Drinkability is high.
-Differences between their Wrasslers Stout, Oyster Stout and Plain Porter are diminished because of the intense nitrogen treatment.

On tap at their Temple Bar location.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (699) - - JUN 13, 2016
Guinness achtig in geur, uiterlijk en smaak. Prima stout/porter natuurlijk! Maar niet beter dan een Guinness zelf.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jmuncey (16) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Light porter that captures what Ireland is all about. I personally prefer this over most any other porter out there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruramikael (103) - SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2016
chocolate, nuts, toast, resin, barnyard, cheese, leather, black, clear, white foam, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, light body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, bitter,


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