Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland


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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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.

jdobbs' rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, - DEC 11, 2012
Aroma is one of beer’s most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (1204) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 15, 2016
0.33l bottle. Black body, light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, plums, chocolate, caramel and floral hops. Taste of chocolate, toast, floral hops, orange zest, plums and some berries. Very nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
josanguapo (1160) - SPAIN - OCT 12, 2016
In Teku glass. Watching Comando Actualidad: El Imperio de la Cerveza This is a good dry stout and not guiness. Good body, dry finish and a pleasant coffelike roastyness that isnt overwhelming. Very creamy head although a bit big, which requires serving in 2 steps

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4037) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 7, 2016
Super dobry i wytrawny stout w starym stylu. Mimo wytrawnosci i szerokiej gamy chmielowej goryczy czuc palony slod ciemne owoce lesne. Likierowe piwo z chmielona glebia. Wyglad takze super, bezowa piana ladna srednio trwala i czarne ciemna jak bezgwiezdzista noc barwa. super do twardego sera dlugo dojrzewajacego

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (4228) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2016
04-SEP-2016, bottle @Mortens. Black with a lasting, tan head. Aroma of Caramel, licorice, buttermilk. Taste the same. Sweet, milky, bitter, thin. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnstone (2708) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Almost no aroma. Pours a black color with tan nitro head. Roasty flavor with a mild-to-light flavor. Notes: St Patrick’s Day visit ’10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotin (969) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 29, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Black colored. AROMA- roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. FLAVOR- neutral, slightly sour, bitter, roasted malts, coffee. Medium bodied.
Nice Irish stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ascelja (956) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2016
Tap at Porterhouse Temple bar, Dublin. Absolutely black body, medium dark beige head. Aroma of roasted malst, hint of bread, milk chocolate. Taste is strongly bitter, dry, slightly sour. Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, touch of plums. Medium to full body, moderately carbonated.
Very good one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9411) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Roasted bitterness and acidity are balanced by chocolate cake icing in this bloated, super nitrogenated Stout.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A perfect head of creamy foam lingers all the way through the pint atop the pitch black.
-Malts are characterful enough to still convey a few coffee notes.
-This was served very cold.
-Mouthfeel is heavy, quite sweet, an impression enhanced by the intense nitrogen treatment.
-Differences between their Wrasslers Stout, Oyster Stout and Plain Porter are diminished because of the nitrogen.

On tap at their Temple Bar location.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Scrumpy369 (509) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 8, 2016
On tap at porterhouse. Pitch black colour medium beige head. Nose is coffee and roasted malts. Taste is strange bitternes. Ugh. Lipidic bitterness. Undrinkable. Looked lovely but disappointed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (711) - - JUN 13, 2016
Ruikt lekker scouting. Superdonker, mooi vol schuim. Ruikt lekker naar chocola. Goed mondgevoel en lekkere gebalanceerde smaak. Top!

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