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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (1946) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 9, 2014
On tap @Cimmeria, Oviedo. Pours black with nice creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Some fruity aromas, among roasty and coffee ones. Medium body, soft carbonation, silky texture. On mouth is sweet, fruity at the beggining, then roasty, coffe, quite dry. End very dry. Balanced and quite enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2013
A light smell of malt, not much else. The body is black, the head has a normal size, it is pale beige and milky. It has a strong taste of roasted malt and coffee, quite bitter finish. The body is medium to very strong, very creamy with a soft carbonation. A very good Stout!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (786) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2013
330ml bottle with an interesting pull tab. Black with a thin covering of brown foam. Aroma of dark malt and vanilla lightness. Taste led by cocoa and chocolate malt before dryness kicks in. Technically fine, but not too exciting on the whole.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KaptenBoelja (3) - SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013 does not count
Pitch black with a nice sturdy creamy head. Not sweet a lot of flavour. A splendid dry stout. From tap at Porterhouse Dublin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1779) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2013
Taster on tap at Delirium Brussels, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, little stable beige head. NOSE: coffee, chocolate, toffee. TASTE: coffee, bitter aftertaste, not really balanced in total...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (3800) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2013
25 cl. draft @ Delrium Tap House. Black with an okay mocha head. Nose is sweet caramel with typical mocha, coffee & chocoalte but not very impressive nose. Taste is sweet coffee, middling, caramel, herbs, bit of toffee & coffee, sweet sugar, solid malt presence,... Med. to light for style body. Solid effort but not the best around. Now seeing that this is a "Dry Stout" I am far more possitive about this. I gave this 0,1 more for style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2013
From bottle, courtesy of John C. Mild roasted nutty nose, chocolate, coffee, and light bitter hops. Some vanilla and caramel. Dark black opaque with thin tan head. Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Starts pretty dry with roasted-burnt malt, and hop bitterness. Light coffee and chocolate, some vanilla sweetness. Finish is fairly smooth with carbonic bit and bitter hop after.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2270) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2013
August 2010. From bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Roasted malt aromas with dark fruit, molasses, chocolate. Medium body with a smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jilune (4) - FRANCE - SEP 19, 2013 does not count
Voilà une vraie Stout ! Épaisse, harmonieuse, douce... et qui laisse une gentil souvenir de son passage en bouche.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5024) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Brown black pour with clinging tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and roasted malt. Sweet chocolate start with a burnt coffee like bitter. Light bodied with good carbonation. ok


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