overall
93
45
style
Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%
2016 vintage 6.5%

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (20926) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle at home, BOE, 02/02/13. Light black in colouration with a thin tan head that soon dissipates to a bubbly film and edgeing., Nose carries roast malts, chocolate, dark toffee fudge, sugars, molasses. Taste comprises roast malt, milk chocolate, mineral tones, toffee, metallic hints, brown sugar. Medium bodied with bite, moderate carbonation, dry finish. Decent stout.


3.1
Koelschtrinker (21834) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 12, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2017 6,5%. Süßlich schokoladiger, weich malziger Antrunk. Leicht bitter, mild röstig. Weicher, schokoladig bitterer Nachhall. Nett. 10/8/9/9//10

2.7
Michael27 (2400) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2017
Direkt vor Ort frisch vom Hahn getrunken. Tiefschwarz mit dünner Schaumkrone. Dezente Nase. Aber dafür gut ausgeauter Körper, der den Alkohol gut überspielt.

4.1
Ascelja (1802) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 20, 2017
#1679
Bottle. Clear, ruby to black, small brown head. Amazing aroma of chocolate, coffee, prunes, coffee filling of bonbons, roasted malts, toffee. Taste is sourish, bitter, absolutely dry, heavy bitter finish. Heavy roasty, toffee, lactic tones, herbal tones, licorice, mint, limes. Fuller body, average carbonation.
Lovely, just lovely.

4.2
Rotin (1804) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 20, 2017
Edition 2016, 20 years celebration, 6.5% abv Bottle 0.33l from Porterhouse, Dublin. Clear, red to black colored. AROMA- chocolate, pralines, liquer, licorice, cocoa nibs. FLAVOR- creamy, neutral, lightly bitter, lactic tones, touch of alcohol, dark chocolate, cocoa nibs, tones of wood. Fuller bodied.
Just great.

3.7
kaserov (1025) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 15, 2017
Color negro con capa de espuma marrón de dos dedos de grosor (cremosa y de buena retención). Carbonatación suave. Textura oleosa casi cremosa. Aroma a malta torrefacta, chocolate, ligerísimo ahumado y licor. Tanto en aroma como en sabor parece que el alcohol es superior a 6,5%, sin llegar a ser excesivo en ningún momento. En boca mucha malta torrefacta, chocolate, café y licor. Final de amargor pronunciado con retrogusto a café. Seca.

4.7
migleskun (11) - SPAIN - OCT 7, 2017
Aroma: strong coffee, with some chocolate and light caramel aromas
Appearance: deep black, with a brown head
Taste: light sweetness
Palate: medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation and astringent finish.

4.1
fdomig (1028) - München, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2017
1 pint at the brewpub, Dublin. Aroma is dark roasted fruits, malt. Appearance is just black.woth a fine brownish foam. Taste is.lifjtsweet, medium bitter. Amazing. Just right Stout.

3.9
Excalibur123 (529) - Soria, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2017
Negro opaco con generosa cabeza de espuma beige de buena retención, maltas torrefactas, café, chocolate, frutos negros y lúpulo se perciben en nariz; en boca muy maltosa, torrefacta y sedosa en paladar con amargor medio, bien balanceado proveniente de las maltas oscuras y el lúpulo; cuerpo medio con correcta carbonatación, notas a chocolate negro se aprecian durante su toma, largo retrogusto, maltoso, amargo y ligeramente seco, compleja y buena cerveza.

3.8
fombe89 (4107) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 16, 2017
On tap. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 17/03/2017
Color negro opaco, corona de espuma beige, aromas intensos a maltas tostadas con notas dulces, sabor principal es tostado seguido de notas a regaliz y cafe, cuerpo medio, cerveza agradable.

4
cervmagpt (913) - PORTUGAL - MAR 7, 2017
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 15B). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown (BBF 15.10.17). AROMA: medium roasted aroma with coffee and chocolate notes. slight nutiness and fruitiness (dried grapes) with a slight sweetness. APPEARANCE: dark brown to black color with ruby highlights. Medium moussy light brown head with good retention. TASTE: similar to the aroma with medium roasted notes (coffee and slight dark chocolate). medium bitterness with an almost dry and roasted/bitter finish. PALATE: medium-light body with medium-low carbonation. no astringency. OVERALL: a good stout but NOT imperial (and with a bit more alcohol for the irish stout style).


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