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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold filtered and kegged. Also available bottled at 5.7% ABV.
"Made to arecipe originally brewed by Deasy’s of West Cork in the early 1900’s. 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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3.4
fonefan (49305) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2007
Draught @ Porterhouse, WC2 London. Dark black color with a creamy light-brown head. Aroma is very light - malty, burnt, dark chocolate. Flavor is harsh bitter dry, burnt, hops. Was served very cooled but did get much better when it was warmed up.

4
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2009
From tap at Charlies. Pours pitch black with a creamy chocolate brown head. Aroma is of chocolate and liqourice. Smooth and creamy body. Bitter and roasted malt flavoured with a distinct liqourice acidic touch. Bitter and citric flavoured finish. Lingering smooth roasted note into the far finish. Bitter and roasted lasting impression.

4.1
Ungstrup (37583) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2005
[Draft at Porterhouse, London] A black beer with a fine chocolate brown head. The aroma is roasted with loads of chocolate and malt. The flavor is totally dominated by roasted malt, with hints of acidity. Nice one.

3.5
joergen (28142) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2009
Draught at Charlies. Clear dark brown coloured with a creamy beige head. Light roasted aroma of peat and smoke with notes of hay. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, peat, dried fruits and hops with notes of smoke. Dry roasted finish.

3.4
anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2007
Draught @ Porterhouse, Coven Garden. Pours a black color with a longlasting creamy tan head. Roasted malty aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Long roasted malty finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

4.2
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2007
[email protected], London. Black colour, mediumsized brown creamy and thick head. Aroma is roasted malts, very dark chocolate and some caramel. Flavour is big roasted malts, some dark chocolate and strong coffee and fudge. Really wellbalanced and pleasant to drink. Roasted nice aftertaste.

3.6
omhper (25119) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2002
Dark black with creamy white head. Roasty, smooth and with big bitterness. Similar to, and better than, Guinness.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2010
On tap. Pours black and almost opaque with a dense and creamy light brown head leaving quite some lacework. Somewhat ashy aroma. Medium body, low carbonation, hard roasted malts - almost burned - some ashes and dark fruit with a malt bitter finish. A fairly serious Stout actually. 281110

2.6
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
16th December 2010
Dark brown beer, semi transparent. Little off white head. Light dry palate. Mild roasty malt with a little tang. Trace of fruit. Dry finish. Ho hum!

3.1
Travlr (24759) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2012 Tap at Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown. Dark brown, brown head. Not much aroma. Very bitter and metallic, may be an infection. Unpleasant. I would try it again in a bottle to be sure, but this one is not working. 1.8 Second try, nitro. Very dark brown, huge thick briwn head, solid lacing. Arona of dark cocoa powder. Taste is bitter cocoa and burnt espresso. Much better.


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