Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland


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RATINGS: 474   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cold filtered and kegged. Also available bottled at 5.7% ABV.
"Made to arecipe originally brewed by Deasy’s of West Cork in the early 1900’s. This was Michael Collins’ favourite tipple - a stout like your gradfather used to drink. A fine fullsome stout, full in every way, a pungent aroma of late kettle hops. A generous quantity of roast grain for flavour, bitter with flaked barley producing that rich body."
Ingredients: Pale Malt, Roast Barley, Black Malt, Flaked Barley; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Goldings hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (1261) - Nevada, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Smells of barley and black malts. Body and carbonation are good but this is extremely dry without the burnt flavor typical with black malt. It’s good but....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (1893) - Alabama, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle, 30/01/15. Pousr a dark brown, almost black with a wooden tinge. Fairly small, light latte-colored head. Aroma is burnt rubber, roast, chocolate. Taste is roast and coffee, some chocolate. Light with good carbonation. Good with spicy roast chicken. Excellent drinkability.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (714) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Smells of leather, pitch black body with no head, dry earthy smokey very decent stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Draft sample at Hopcat GR - pours a dark brown with faint white head . Nice roast character , smooth body ... Super sessionable . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (880) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle from clongriffen carry out. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is Bog, manure, wood, earth. Flavour is light roasted malts with dry earthy coffee finish. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (461) - FRANCE - DEC 20, 2014
Noire, mousse chocolat moyenne se tenant assez bien. Nez de petit déjeuner : pain grillé et café. Les saveurs sont légères : café, malts grillés. C’est au niveau de l’amertume que c’est costaud : grosse amertume sèche persitente, pregnante qui permet aux notes torréfiées de se développer sur la langue et le palet. Très bonne dry stout, pour les amateurs ...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (229) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 19, 2014
Cerveza de color negro oscuro con una cabeza de color marrón claro. Aroma a malta tostada y a chocolate. Sabor a malta tostadas, a café, a chocolate, con un paladar suave que finaliza con el amargor y el tostado. Una muy buena cerveza Irlandesa, muy sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2076) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2014
Pours out dark black with a thin beige head and solid lacing rings. The nose is malted heavily with big roasted notes and hits of dark choc. A nice robust flavour with notes of dark choc. and espresso. The finish is dry and quite bitter with a lingering roasted note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (3991) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 14, 2014
330ml bottle (5,6%). Very dark brown, almost black color. Small size, brown head, stays. Gentle roast, sweet, chocolate, grainy and touch of hops in aroma. Nice roast, grainy, hazelnuts, bitter hops in taste. Full body. Slightly dry mouthfeel. Medium bitterness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wvhoran (401) - Tasmania, - NOV 5, 2014
Draught at the brewpub, Dublin. Clear black with a nitro head. Roasted malt aroma, some dark chocolate. The flavour is dominated by roasted malt, harshly roasted malt, with a bitter and ashy final. A bit unpleasant. Smooth mouthfeel but light-bodied.

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