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RATINGS: 155   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4212) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2006 The aroma has raisins, toasted malt, coffee, leaves, and chocolate. The appearance is super dark brown with a medium head. The flavor has all the elements from the aroma with what seems to be tannins giving it an off taste. The palate is thin for a stout but the aftertaste is bittersweet chocolate. I was disappointed with this one but it’s not awful.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchmela (2631) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2007
Nice big black pour with a nice off white head. Chocolaty winey aroma with a hint of coffee beans. Taste is thick with a touch chocolate malt. Finishes nice and smooth.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duece (103) - Waterford, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2002
Slightly rye odor leads to a sharp but pleasent malty flavor that stays just long enough. Not one of the best for this style and not even one of the best stouts of Milwaukee.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pjones6738 (500) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Very dark, with a nice brown head. Dark chocolate scent. Commercial description seems to be pretty accurate on this one. Both coffee and dark chocolate are certainly noticable in the taste. Becomes acidic as it warms.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeM500 (1905) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - OCT 17, 2004
Black, but not opaque, thin tan head, which disappears quickly. Roasty nose. Some sweet chocolate at first sip, quite rough and grainy in the middle and dry at the finish. The coffee hints in the middle become less harsh once it warms. Actually warms up to a nice, thinner stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ofortuna (322) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 16, 2005
Tinny/metallic, thin body but with decent coffee tones. Far too few hops to be labelled as an irish stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Radek Kliber (6386) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 30, 2008
Bottle 500 ml
Appearance: Dark brown ale with good sized , tanned top , fragmental lace 4-
Nose :Light aroma , fairly dry with roast feel , some alcohol with dusty notion.
Flavor/Palate : Flat, medium bodied brew. Some chewy textures with light roast on side. Felt thin, diluted like with watery finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlowOffTube (450) - Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Decent but not much to it. Pours a warery black with light tan head. Not much arms, just slight chocolate and grain. Taste is watered down chocolate, hints of burnt coffee, and grain. Very light body and medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2006
Bottle. Started off good with some aroma you would get from buying a flavored coffee at starbucks. Black body with tan head. Bitterness was the dominate flavor along with some metalic taste. Boddy could use more thickness little thin. Good bitter beer belch in the end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JK (4400) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2007
Black and thick palate. Roasty, Guinness-like aroma. Tall but short lived brown head. Flavor is too sweet for the style, but there is roasted malt. Cut down on the sweetness and this will be at the top of its class. Dry, popcorn flavor in the finish.


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