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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 336   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen2 (1494) - - SEP 3, 2012
Brown in colour, beige head. Some honey and chocolate in aroma. Taste of dark caramel, well balanced with fine hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
27.1.2015. Slightly roasted, dark malts, slight sweetness but overall a bit bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4411) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, coffee, liquorice.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Liquorice, coffee, some chocolate and roasted malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alomtnez (102) - SPAIN - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle. Tan head diminishing. Very dark, almost black colour. Weak aroma, roasted with cocoa tinges. Taste is acid, roasted, sligthly fruitty, prune notes, with cocoa aftertaste. Some nice liquorice at the end. Medium body with average carbonation an creamy palate. Nice and drinkable stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3539) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle: Aroma is toffee, roasted malt, chocolate, cacao. Very dark brown color with a brown, creamy head. Flavor is full of malt, chocolate, nuts, roasted malt, hop and roasted malt bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Backlog rating. Keg at Porterhouse London. It pours a dark mahogany color with a small beige head. Aroma is lightly roasty and earthy, mildly malty and caramel, with some notes of wood and coffee. Taste is lightly roasty, dusty, powdery, dry and earthy, with notes of grinded coffee beans, dusty old cocoa powder, earth, dried leaves. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, just decent

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Franzen (376) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2015
Damp aroma of dark fruits with some trace of soy and bits of cocoa. Roasted taste that unfortunately is a bit watery. Has some potential but is to thin

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FunkyF (243) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
Flaska från SB. Mörkt brun med beige skum. Doft av rostad malt och choklad. Ganska torr, besk och lite syrlig. Kaffe och choklad i smaken.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2466) - SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2015
@ Basunen 15-1-28: ganska lagom doft med tydlig kola och choklad. Smaken är åt det söta hållet men med små trevliga rostade toner. En helt ordinär men trevlig porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
didierlewallon (198) - ponferrada, SPAIN - JAN 15, 2015
Cerveza de color negro opaco, con una espuma beige no persistente. Aroma de chocolate y frutos rojos macerados en alcohol con leves notas de madera quemada . Sabor en boca con notas de chocolate y notas de fruta roja (cereza) y negra (ciruela madura), sabor a malta tostada, con una amargura leve y un final un poco seco, pero muy refrescante y agradable. Buena cerveza.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoshRaburn (56) - - NOV 26, 2014
Very obviously a draught Guiness clone. Unfortunately they copied the negative aspects a little too closely. Very gassy and artificial tasting - if anything, even more so than the original. There is some roasty flavour up front, but this was so gassy that after a full meal I couldn’t even finish the pint - a rarity indeed!


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