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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 508   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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....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 (695) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kaya161 (1139) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 11, 2002
Another capital stout from Ireland’s best stout brewer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2007 Tap@PorterHouseLondon, Aug 07, 4.1: Coffee and moccha aroma. Black colored, light brown fine head, good lace. Light sweet, coffee, bitter roasted finish. Full, very drinkable. Tap@PorterhouseLondon, April 03, 4.0: Roasted, chocolat aroma. Black, light brown creamy head, very good lace. Bitter, thick, roasted, chocolat. Very long lasting bitter roasted finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34315) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2005
[Draft at Porterhouse, London] A black beer with a fine chocolate brown head. The aroma is roasted with loads of chocolate and malt. The flavor is totally dominated by roasted malt, with hints of acidity. Nice one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2007
Bottle Shared with Hogtown Harry and Blankboy, courtesy of Hogtown Harry (thanks Swoopjones!!) Wow, big thanks to Harry for sharing this one, I’ve always wanted to try something from these guys. With a label that claims that they’re modeling their beer after the stuff Michael Collins and crew used to drink, well, that’s pretty neat too, here goes. Dry dry dry aroma - dusty, sweet with some chocolate - good start. Pitch black, medium brownish head. Very dry taste - great full body, molasses, chocolate, some hops. Milky. Very drinkable. A wonderful session dry stout that exceeded my very high expectations.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Frsh off the tap this was a dark brown topped night. A fine stout with a strong hop attack at the back, and a deep flavour of roast.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2008
Awesome stout on draught at the Porthouse in Dublin. This is very thick and full of wonderful dark flavors. Coffee and dark fruit. Burnt carmel and good amount of bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2008
Aroma is dominated by roasted coffee and liquorice, cocoa notes too, black, sporting a tiny toffee head. Taste is unbeatable coffee, gorgeous liquorice, fine dark chocolate. Medium bodied, superbly balanced, bitter and bold. Incredible! Thanks Torontoblue.


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