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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 448   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 Deasyís of West Cork in the early 1900ís. This was Michael Collinsí 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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 11, 2002
Another capital stout from Irelandís best stout brewer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrus (4992) - 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorbalev (2950) - 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, Iíve always wanted to try something from these guys. With a label that claims that theyíre modeling their beer after the stuff Michael Collins and crew used to drink, well, thatís 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.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IrishBoy (3882) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
330 ml bottle from Country Club Liquors. Nose is oatmeal, roastiness, and light coffee. Black with a medium cinnamon tan head. Flavor is coffee, peat, light smoke, and bitterness. Finishes fairly bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DerBiermeister (586) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 10, 2011
This ainít for sissies. Itís reminiscent of Guinness Foreign Extra, but I dare say itís more bitter. Thumbs up, but probably too bitter for a lot of palates. It appeals to the Irishman in me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2900) - MosterÝy, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2011
Sampler at CBF 2011-06-28. Clear deep mahogany with a creamy, brown head. Coffee and other roasted notes on the nose. Roasted milky flavor with some acidity. Full body. Smooth and flatish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flip_soeperman (643) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2011
chocolate, coffee, roasty, butterscotch, woody, black, cloudy, minimal head, light sweetness, very bitter, full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,


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