RATINGS: 506   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Dry, roasty and incredibly rich in flavor, Dragoons Dry Irish Stout is made with a unique blend of imported hops and malted barley from the United Kingdom. This award winning stout is brewed in the Irish tradition to commemorate General Stephen Moylan,Irish-born commander of the 4th Continental Dragoons during the American Revolutionary War.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2008
almost black in color with a tan head- good retention. Aroma: Roasted malt, light coffee and dry chocolate, with a hint of earthy hops. Taste is roasty, with some dry chocolate and moderately sour for the style. Body is light to medium, and the finish is dry with some light lingering tart grain. This is a pretty decent dry stout- was a bit suprised by the accentuated sour character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (14534) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Bomber poured a clear dark brown nearly black with a small lingering brown head. Aromas of coffee, bitter chocolate, light vanilla and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a lightly dry finish. Flavors of coffee, bitter chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of vanilla with a smooth dry roasty finish.
Earlier Rating: 6/14/2007 Total Score: 3.7
On tap @ Moylans poured a translucent dark brown with a large lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of milk chocolate, mocha and vanilla. Palate was light bodied, smooth, creamy and slightly dry. Flavors of coffee, coca and light vanilla with a smooth dry bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3605) - Branson, Missouri, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Bottle; dark brown/black in color with a really nice brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and caramel. Very easy to drink, but also pretty flavor. Good roasted malt in the finish. Coffee and cocoa. Hint of earth and chalk. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 11, 2008
Tasted 8/23/08. 22oz bomber. Dark brown with an opaque hue. Two fingers of beige head. Heady aromas of chocolate and cookies. Medium bodied with a nice roll of bitter chocolate and smooth malty body. Slight mellowing acidity and mild effervescence. Subtle fruity esters and yet a little thin on the body. Touch cola, bitter chocolate and raisins. Slight vanilla character adds to the mild malt character. Mossy, earthy hops and a touch burnt. Toast, dry finish. Well crafted and tasty!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
timsilvia32 (449) - from Michigan now in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 9, 2008
Almost black pour, tanish head. Roasted coffee and malt nose. Roasted/burnt malt, espresso like flavors with a little bitterness. As it warmed just slight hints of cocoa. Rather dry, somewhat chalky finish. A dry stout, I think this is how it’s supposed to be. To make it simple, I thought this was an better version of Guiness. Excellent drinking beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2008
Brown colored beer. A light hint of espresso, roast and dried dark chocolate are present in the very light nose. Flavor is lacking depth. While it does have some nice elements (like a lingering finish,) it’s very timid in the front and mid-palate and lacks richness. Had high hopes for this one, but it failed me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (7628) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2008
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is moderately malty (roasted grain, coffee, cocoa), lightly hoppy (resin), with a hint of vanilla. Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A surprisingly sour rendition. Kind of light and watery. Acceptable, but not very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2233) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2008
pours a opaque with a medium size khaki head, very good lacing.
smell of powered cocoa, weak coffee, licorice, touch of vanilla.
taste is dry, milk and bakers chocolate, some coffee, sour malt, some bitter hops, ends dry and just a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2008
Bottle and served in no-nik pint glass: Near opaque with a fading frothy head and okay lacing. The aroma is very roasty with a hint of grassy noble hops, fig cookies, hint of coffee and truffle. The taste is a straight forward blend of kilned malt and classic EKG bitterness. There is a soft milk chocolate sweetness and some chalky peated notes upon the finish. Simple and to the point, a solid drinking Stout... nothing wrong with that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 21, 2008
Pours a black color with brown highlights and a thick creamy tan head that laces nicely. Aroma of roasted grain, malt, coffee and dark dried fruit. Lightly sweet flavor with hints of dark roasted caramel malt, roasted grain, chocolate and coffee. Creamy on the palate. Long, slightly bitter, dry finish. Not bad at all!

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