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Brewed by Whitewater
Style: Dry Stout
Newry, Northern Ireland

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle; Regular. Has been seen on cask.

Roasted barley, rolled oats, chocolate & black malts combine to produce our Traditional Irish Stout brimming with flavour. The gentle coffee aroma is balanced wonderfully by rich hop flavours.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, toffee, butter. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111105]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20218) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Apparently came and went very fast, as I tried several times to get it. Very deep brown, close to black colour with a mediumsized beigeish brown head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is coffee, caramel, mild toasted notes as well as some slight chocolate. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, some alight ashes as well as mild toffee. Quite bitter sweet in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19194) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2010
Bottled, from Bull and Castle, Dublin, Ireland. Near black, rich creamy head. Roasty coffee aroma. Bone dry with light body and well rounded mouthfeel. Salty licorice and aniseeed before a short bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13936) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2011
bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... soft dry roast malt chocolate nose...way tooo fizzy ... some chocolate malts ... dark roast .. bit to thin ... other wise nice

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, butter, caramel and hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg, Early Winter Tasting, 2011. Pours dark brown with a small creamy white head. Nose is sweet toffee and caramel. Medium bodied. A little too sweet.. The toffee "kills" it.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (13127) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle. It pours a clear, dark brown body and a small, off-white head. It’s super butterscotchy on the nose, with a solid dose of coffee like malts saving the day. The flavor too is very buttery, a turnoff to me. Coffee and roasted malts too. Some bitterness towards the end. Medium body. Definitely not my choice of beer, I wonder if it’s supposed to be this buttery. 111105

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2011
Very dark brown. Thin head. Big oaty, chocolatey aroma. Like chocolate chip cookies. Toasty, breadcrusty palate with fresh chocolate malt. Very good stout, possibly Ireland’s best.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle from Rasmus40. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, butter and a little chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, butter, medium sweet, chocolate and a little bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Clear dark ruby with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and lots of butter. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 051111


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