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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.73%
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This tribute to St. Patrick’s Day is smooth and creamy, with the distinct flavors and aromas of bittersweet chocolate, coffee and dark roasted barley. Two precious batches of this robust, ebony colored stout are produced every year, one for St. Patty’s Day and one for Irish Fest. Best served at 50 degrees F.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2008
Pours s very dark brown with a smallish light tan head. Aroma is lightly sweet roasted malt and a hint of chocolate. Flavor has a sweet grain quality, coffee and bitter chocolate. Finishes somewhat long and bitter. Medium bodied, thin texture.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1909) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 30, 2008
1 Pint Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Henrietta. It’s about time they brought Sprecher back to NY!!
Its nice to have a bottle that fills my Great Lakes pint glass. The pour is a nice matte black with a head that quickly diminishes to a ring of dark tan cream. The aroma is a nice roasty/toasty smell that is easy on the nostrils. The flavors add layers of caramel, toffee, and cream that are really very pleasant. This is a well done stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Creamy aroma with roasted barley sits above a deep and dark brew. Very little, beige head. Creamy. Flavors of bittersweet chocolate, some caramel, slight coffee. Burnt caramel aftertaste with slight pine. This is pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2008
Pours black with a good sized light brown head. Aroma of cocoa and caramel, burnt coffee. Bitter coffee and unsweetened chocolate flavors, but I could swear I could taste some piney hops presense as well. Somewhat full bodied. A nice dry stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 23, 2008
16oz bottle. Dark brown with little to no head. Mild smoke, coffee, roasted malts. Semi-thin mouthfeel with roasted malts and a hint of chocolate and some fruity notes to it. A little miscast as a dry stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Pours a dark black with a medium mocha head. Aroma is roasts, chocolate, and some chocolate sweetness. Taste is dry coffee roasts and chocolate. Well done and enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 21, 2008
Bottle. Black body, tan head, roasty nose. Roasty notes, coffee/chocolate, excessive sweetness for the style. Still pretty tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2008
Pours a opaque dark black/brown color with a creamy tan head of foam mostly lasting. Aroma is of carmel, coffee and dark chocolate. Texture is very smooth and creamy. Carmel roasted malt flavor with coffee overtones. Excellent crisp finish. Very enjoyable stout, stands up well to the original stouts brewed on the Emerald Isle. Pairs well with corn beef sandwiches and cabbage.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
prw166 (2) - USA - MAR 6, 2008 does not count
Bottle, poured very dark, medium head. Aroma of malt and coffee. Taste of dark roast and coffee. Great beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2008
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown and slight red tint with small tan head. Aroma is roast, subtle smoke, dry. Chalky, roast flavor, smoke, some plum, medium sweetness. Hotly carbonated and thin. Meh.


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