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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 507   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Dublin ’03: Very dark black, thick beer. Lots of roasted malt in the aroma coupled with coffee, hops, and chocolate. Very cold, but gets better as it warms up with roasted malt, coffee, very bitter with hops and dry. I enjoyed this one many times while over there.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5612) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2004
The DM & Hotstuff’s European Honeymoon trip beer number 24. This draft brew from the Porterhouse brew pub in London poured a small sized head of tan colored fine to medium sized long lasting bubbles that left behind an excellent lacing and a opaque black brown colored body. The aroma was mild with malt molasses aroma and a mouth feel that was tingly with a malty aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of molasses and dark malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - OCT 16, 2004
Dark opaque, nitro pour. Coffee roast, licorice aroma. Strong fruity flavor, plenty of coffee and dry roast, fair hop bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17162) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2005
Draught at Porterhouse Covent Garden. I am really interested by the division that these beers seem to generate. Some think they are too affected by the nitro keg and taste artificial, some absolutely adore these stouts. I err on the side of the adoration. Sometimes I can have a pint that is a bit listless, but normally I really enjoy the malts, caramels, chocolate and coffees that dominate these beers.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2006
Draught - Porterhouse, London. A black coloured stout with a nasty nitro creamy head. The aroma is dry and roasty with some cream effect from the head. The taste is very dry and burnt but there is also a bittering hop quality to add to the burntness. A strongly flavoured quite decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2007
Draught @ Porterhouse, WC2 London. Dark black color with a creamy light-brown head. Aroma is very light - malty, burnt, dark chocolate. Flavor is harsh bitter dry, burnt, hops. Was served very cooled but did get much better when it was warmed up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5502) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2007
On tap at Porterhouse. This was my favorite of the 10 Porterhouse beers I tried. It looks very much like a Guinness. The smell is of wheat and the taste is quite bitter, as well as chocolate. Very foamy, nice and black. With smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DragonStout (1410) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2007
poured black with a small khaki head.Hugh aromas of hops, floral and dirt.Hoppy flavor with hints of chocolate peeking out.Finish was slightly hoppy and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUN 17, 2007
750 mL bottle caged and corked. poured an opaque black color. Head was thin and tan. Smelled of dark chocolate and a bit of adhesive tape. Roasty and dry on the tongue with some chocolate and weak coffee flavors. A bit thinner than I had expected.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (5195) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2007
Off-white head, with a dark brown body. Caramel and roasted malt aromas. Lots of roasted malts in the taste along with the bitter chocolate and the coffee. Noticable hops in the taste as well. More bitter than most stouts are methinks. I expected more, but I got something respectable.


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