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Brewed by Carlow
Style: Dry Stout
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
True to it’s name, “Leann Folláin” being the Gaelic for “wholesome stout”, our full-bodied extra Irish stout is a fantastic example of how good stout can taste. Flavours of dark chocolate tones with a hint of vanilla combine with the mild mocha aroma. Opaque black in appearance with a tan head, this luxurious stout has a classic European hop bitterness giving a refreshing bite after the chocolate subsides.

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2.9
Peter_L (1246) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
Denna bira marknadsförs som Christmas Velvet i SB:s julölsortiment. Doft av säd och syltiga bär. Smakar lite hårdrostade kaffebönor. Söt obalanserad smak. Tunn och sträv munkänsla.

3.1
djoeye (4615) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2014
Black body. Beige or light brown head. Tight lacing all down the mug. Aroma; coffee, roasted dark malts, some sweetness. Taste; dark chocolate, coffee notes, black caramel malts, and hops and resin come forward in aftertaste. Feels nice, decent suitable carbonated, somewhat dry and mealy. Classic stout. [33cl brown bottle, abv6%, [email protected] Kiruna, 2€50c, BB28/03/16, [email protected]]

4.3
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2014
Pours opaque dark brown with a healthy latte-coloured foam crown. Burnt coffee aroma. Coffee, caramel, vanilla, oak flavours. Excellent stout.

3.5
Ktwse (5020) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Pours deep brown, nearly black, with a finger of frothy light tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, chocolate, light coffee, spices. Taste is initial light roasty bitter followed by fairly thick sweetness with light balancing bitterness in the finish. Body is light to medium, smooth, with soft carbonation.

3.9
Kristall-König (2820) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2014
Im Geruch liegt viel Schokolade, Nougat, Kaffee, Röstaromen. Antrunk röstmalzig, schokoladig. Mitte Kaffee, Bitterschokolade, röstig. Sanft schokoladiger und bitterer Ausklang. Sehr, sehr gut.

3.6
erickok (6037) - Leuven, BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2014
Roasted, nutty, dark bread, coffee. Quite nice, not modern but interesting enough for a moderate abv stout. Nice biscuit malts and mouth feel from that. Good brew, classic appeal. (Bottle from an Irish products shop in Angers)

3.8
Jorn69 (3216) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
@ Havregatan 141107. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget (23:-). [ Labeled Christmas Velvet ]. Roasted malty with lots of chocolate and coffee, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is bitter and roasted with chocolate.

3.7
bluemooner (657) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a medium tan head. Aroma is coffee and chocolate with hints of roasted malt. Flavor is more roasted malt but rather sweet with coffee, chocolate, and caramel, with nutty notes and a bit sour and spicy. Medium body with soft carbonation. Interesting brew.

3.9
agent_persik (750) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2014
Black color, big brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruits, spices. Dry sweet taste has roasted malt, coffee, licorice, dark fruits, hops, ash. Gently bitter finish and roasty aftertaste. Medium body and average carbonation. Nice stout.

3.9
jeverszeuge (647) - GERMANY - SEP 29, 2014
# 3522 ersma: großes dankeschön an anke, die dieses bier aus irland mitgebracht hat. pechschwarz im glas, oben dunkelbrauner schaum von mittlerer stabilität. schon beim einschenken riecht es röstmalzig, nach schoko, kaffee, lakritz. dazu gesellen sich im glas noch backobst und vanille. der antrunk ist intensiv und folgt der nase. viel röstmalz, schoko, kaffe, lakritz. in der mitte intensivieren sich die aromen noch, ergänzt durch etwas hopfen. der abgang ist dann recht herb, wobei die aromen lange nachhallen. die flasche ist ok. fazit: sehr aromatische stout, das rundum überzeugend ist. unbedingt probierenswert. 12,13,12,13,10,13 - 12,60 29/9/14


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