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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 19, 2013
330ml bottle. Dark cola colour, tiny bit of ruby around the edges, milk chocolate head. Aroma is dark chocolate, milk chocolate, roast barley and coffee. Taste is much the same, with some strong roasted coffee aftertaste. Body is thick and creamy without any wateriness. Overall, best dry stout I’ve had, especially the body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2008 A wondefull thick creamy stout, you can almost eat this beer, packed with highlly roasted flavors, full mouthfeel, a little bit overhopped, the finish also is a bit harsh, neverthless a very recomended robust stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
labologist (56) - Disley, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2006
A rich roast malty stout with lots of hops. The best of Prterhouse’s Stout by a long way.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AOF (306) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2007
750 ml bottle from Micheal Jacksons Rare Beer Club. Pure black in color with the best head of any stout I have seen. Three fingers of full and frothy mocha foam, lots of bubbles. Dark roasted malts, coffee, bitter chocolates, and mellow hops in the nose. Loved the aroma but was a bit faint in my opinion. Full bodied and fairly complex, but this one is a little bitter for my taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2007
Draught@Porterhouse, London. Black colour, mediumsized brown creamy and thick head. Aroma is roasted malts, very dark chocolate and some caramel. Flavour is big roasted malts, some dark chocolate and strong coffee and fudge. Really wellbalanced and pleasant to drink. Roasted nice aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4636) - Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Pours a deep, warm, chocolaty sable with a nice thick light tan head that sticks around for a bit. Aroma is smoky and oily with a firm, slightly sweet mocha undertone. Flavor is like fine roast coffee with an infusion of chocolate, slightly sweet, slightly bitter, hint of licorice. Texture is fizzy, smooth and just slightly grainy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 23, 2010
bottle from papago drank 7/13/10. opaque pour... brown at the edges black with a creamy cappuccino colored head. the aroma is REALLY roasty.... char without the ash, nutty, charcoal brickettes, wood, caramel, cream, molasses, dust, chocolate and beef boullion. the flavor is the same.... reminds me of grilled yukon potatoes.... savory with a nice astringent bitter finish. it is medium-full bodied... a bit thick, rich and soft but astringency and bitterness keep it VERY drinkable. solid!8/5/8/4/17/4.2

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2010
A great brew! .. pours out black, good amount of foam .. rich and flavourful for a dry stout, has a nice level of roast, complex too .. . another winner by PH .. . By tattling on your friends, you’re just telling them that you’re a tattletale. Now is that the tale you want to tell?

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from 16 Tons Taphouse. Pours an opaque black/brown. Tan head. Big, rich aroma, malt forward but slightly herbal. Syrupy, sweet almost milk chocolate-like richness to body, maybe a touch of of molasses as well. Finish slightly sweet, just a bit of nutty bitterness at very end. Really lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
puren (534) - Starogard Gd., POLAND - APR 16, 2016
Prezentacja:
czarne, obfita piana opada do grubej warstwy i pięknie firankuje;
Aromat:
średnio intensywny - rum, rodzynki, melasa, po zabełtaniu czuć zboże i nuty mleczne;
Odczucie:
ciało wysokie, wysoko nasycone, bardzo puszyste, finisz kwaskowy;
Smak:
wyraźny - palony na czekoladowy sposób, dosyć kwaśny i ta kwaśność bardzo długo się utrzymuje, bardzo powoli, i na chwilę, ustępuje krótkiej palonej goryczce, żeby znowu wrócić do głosu;
Ogólnie:
bardzo zaskoczył mnie dublowy aromat, smak jest bardzo stoutowy, pobudzający, piwo też przyjemnie zachowuje się w ustach.


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