Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland


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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cold filtered and kegged. Also available bottled at 5.7% ABV.
"Made to arecipe originally brewed by Deasys of West Cork in the early 1900s. This was Michael Collins favourite tipple - a stout like your gradfather used to drink. A fine fullsome stout, full in every way, a pungent aroma of late kettle hops. A generous quantity of roast grain for flavour, bitter with flaked barley producing that rich body."
Ingredients: Pale Malt, Roast Barley, Black Malt, Flaked Barley; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Goldings hops.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
puren (835) - Starogard Gd., POLAND - APR 16, 2016
czarne, obfita piana opada do grubej warstwy i pięknie firankuje;
średnio intensywny - rum, rodzynki, melasa, po zabełtaniu czuć zboże i nuty mleczne;
ciało wysokie, wysoko nasycone, bardzo puszyste, finisz kwaskowy;
wyraźny - palony na czekoladowy sposb, dosyć kwaśny i ta kwaśność bardzo długo się utrzymuje, bardzo powoli, i na chwilę, ustępuje krtkiej palonej goryczce, żeby znowu wrcić do głosu;
bardzo zaskoczył mnie dublowy aromat, smak jest bardzo stoutowy, pobudzający, piwo też przyjemnie zachowuje się w ustach.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1271) - dkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2016
With the long tradition of producing excellent stouts my expectations for this one was set high, maybe too high. The roast aromas are there together with bready flavors. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1456) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2016
Black with creamy tan head. Licorice, espresso and slight burnt grain. Coffee, dry and burnt wood. Overall: nice and heavy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3040) - CROATIA - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml, shared with JFK10000 and Miro. Pours black with creamy light brown head. Roasted malty, chocolate, dry bitter finish. Slightly metallic aroma. Medium bodied. Good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2016
Aromas a café y carbón Aspecto perfecto espuma densa y persistente Muy torrefacto en boca. Café con final seco ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (2945) - GREECE - MAR 17, 2016
From tap at Les Berthom Lyon V, Lyon. Black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, lots of coffee, licorice, some chocolate, caramel. Sweet and heavy bitter taste like aroma. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (1519) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Poured from an 11.2 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a black beer with a small tan head. The aroma is packed with chocolate malt and roasted nuts. The taste is a very nice smoky malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
killroy (122) - BULGARIA - FEB 13, 2016
Pours almost black and oily. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and a roasty hint. Malty, caramel taste with bitter finish. Nice and smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drmet (881) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a big,frothy,sand-coloured head S: -chocolate,oats,mocha,coffee,nutty,cream the nose with dried fruits and a toasty finish -high espresso-like bitterniss -dry finish F: -low to medium carbonation -light to medium,creamy body O: Fantastic single Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Majek (771) - Ząbki, POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Black colour, it looks like old engine oil. Medium and stable head. Meidum intesive aroma of roasted malts, lots of dark chocolate, some dried fruits and hint of hops on background. Taste is medium sweet, light to medium bitter and medium dry. Pleasant dry finish. Medium to full body. Soft carbonation. Tasty, dry, full of flavours stout.

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