Brewed by Dungarvan Brewing Company Ltd.
Style: Dry Stout
Waterford, Ireland


on tap


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
A traditional dry Irish stout, full flavoured yet smooth. Roasted barley flavours are nicely complemented by notes of vanilla and aniseed. Enjoy with robust meat dishes or on it’s own off the shelf. Contains a yeast sediment, store upright and pour carefully. Best served at room temperature.

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Pinball (12568) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
almost dark brown, smooth light brown head. aroma is slighlty flowery, roasted malty, flavor is rosated malty ,dry , lots of dry malts, very tasty.

joergen (29598) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Black colored with a medium sized beige head. Fruity and light roasted aroma of caramel. Fruity and roasted flavor of caramel with burnt notes. Roasted finish.

yespr (48876) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
50 cl bottle. Pours pitch with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and liqourice. Dark malty, roasted and breadish. Dry and dark malty finish. Roasted, dark malty and roasted into a dry finish.

tomer (3845) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle, big bubbly head with some lacing, opaque very dark brown to black colour, aroma of smoke and ash tray with milk chocolate and dark bread, flavour of charred wood and burned paper with some dark chocolate and hints of spice, chocolate cake and cocoa, medium bitterness, completly dry. Very good.

Jow (4164) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Another take away extra from Edinburgh crew. Nice dark pour with foamy head that goes nowhere. Nose is light toffee and chocolate. Tastes of dry chocolate, light toffee, licorice and red berries. Dry palate. Not too sweet and very drinkable.

Grima (2511) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Auchan Market, Luxembourg City!
Pours deep black with thick creamy brownish head. Smell has coffee, roasted malts and caramel. Starts with sweet sugary malts, burnt coffee and some chocolate. Middle part has more burnt coffee, paired with some chocolate. Goes into a slight bitter roasted coffee finish!

Psytron (2562) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Smell of tar. Black colour, dark brown very high head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, ash. Bitter, mildly sweet. Soft and plentiful carbon. Velvety texture, medium body.

triskaideka (369) - Killarney, IRELAND - MAR 3, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2014 Bottle at home - pours black with tan head that lasts. Notes of chocloate and coffee in the aroma, good full mouthfeel. good example of a bottled stout

SudsMcDuff (8538) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2014
bought in Celbridge, shared with Hink at Nobi .. . deep black .. solid foam .. . rich roast with a slick easy mouth .. done finish .. . nice dry stout .. . . take your damn clothes off!!!

flying_pig (1682) - SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2014
£2.99 for a 500ml Bottle in O’Reilly’s, Ireland (North):
Strong, dark malts with a lot of chocolate and some spice that includes some aniseed-like flavours. There is some light coffee on the nose along with plenty of earthy tones.
Black with the odd red tinge and a giant, dome-shaped head that is about two inches tall and foamy with good retention. Lots of sediment and lacing too.
Rich chocolate with some strong, earthly malts and further cocoa. I got some hints of sweetness and a coffee flavour that comes through strong around the middle then slowly fades.
Rough with a hard bitterness from the coffee coming through along with an abundance of spice and a lingering aftertaste that is also quite bitter. The beer had a medium body and carbonation was soft, although the balance was quite poor.

Not a beer that I enjoyed all that much sadly and one again another beer will go down as a poor Irish offering in my book. Lots of large of sediment in the glass despite my care when pouring and an overly bitter, earthy taste in my opinion.

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