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

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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jokk (46) - Odessa, UKRAINE - SEP 25, 2013
Poured from bottle 0,33. Completely black body, but there are copper-red glimpses when looking towards the light. Lovely brown foamy head looks very yummy. Speaking about nose and taste: i was suprised how uber-STRICT is it.. Just like Will Smith in suite starring in MIB)) Nothing superfluous, but tons of roasted malts and burnt coffee beans. Maybe 8-9 C was too cold.. A posh body and creamy texture, pretty drinkable. Continuous semi-dry finish, very balanced. Fits well with chocolate cakes and sweeties)

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Belghad (9) - BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2014 does not count
Dark and opaque beer. Coffee smell. Chocolate taste with bitter taste at the end.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lux_edwards (298) - - JUN 19, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste of bitter chocolate and vanilla. Palate is smooth and full bodied. Overall an excellent stout.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ja2jadwa (5) - POLAND - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Piękna drobnopęcherzykowa piana koloru beżowego. Aromaty gorzkiej czekolady i espresso, chwilami alkoholowego likieru czekoladowego. Aksamitne w smaku, goryczka na odpowiednim poziomie. Świetny stout.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - JUN 23, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2015 this one best stout i ever had . it’s always a go to beer for me when I want something rich and dark. Big coffee and dark chocolate aromas and flavors with a massive chewy body

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rand (1660) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle 330 ml from Amstein - St-Légier (CH). Black beer with an average tan head. Roasted aromas of black chocolate, moccha, hint of vanilla. The taste is burnt, very perfumed of chocolate-moccha, a bit black fruits, touch of vanilla and spiced impression. Bitterness of roast braided by hops. An in every respect remarkable Stout.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LazyPyro (924) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
330ml bottle. Very dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, vanilla, mocha, roasted malt, light smoke, toffee. Bittersweet flavours of dark chocolate and coffee, roasted malt, smoke, toffee. Dry bittersweet finish. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Good stuff.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tjomleif (215) - NORWAY - SEP 11, 2016
0,5l bottle. Extremely enjoyable, what a great unexpected find. Overall a superb stout.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cunningham (7560) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 27, 2012
Black colour with a creamy beige head. Mild sweet aroma with coffee and some roasted notes. Moderate sweet flavour. Mild coffee and roasted malt. Unusual fresh. Very enjoyable stout.
[Bottle from Dublin airport, Ireland]

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (1057) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, almost black colour with creamy light brown head. Strong aroma of dark chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, roasted malts. Oily, full bodied with lively carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden.


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