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RATINGS: 561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and keg: Filtered; Cask: Unfiltered.
Introduced August 1993.

Ingredients:
British pale ale malt; Crystal, Chocolate and Black malts; Roasted barley;
Warrior, Cascade, Tettnang, Goldings hops;
warm fermenting English yeast.
OG 1052

A classic Irish stout. Full-bodied yet smooth and spectacular in appearance.

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3.4
bhensonb (15355) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Bottle from BevMo. Pours very black with a very large tan head. Aromas of chocolate and dark toast malt. Medium minus body with mild carbonation. Flavor is chocolate, coffee and really dark malt. A bit thin, but otherwise a good drink. Seems astringent, which might equate with dry. Pretty tasty, but not to die for. I’d pick it over quite a few others.

3
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2009
Bottle at Svea, Malmø. Black - offwhite head. Berries, roasted, chocolate, sweetness, rom/raisin, coffee, light wood notes. Plain.

3.6
djd07 (15106) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a small tan head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Thin mouthfeel with roast and coffee with a syrupy finish. Easy to drink, a good dry stout from Shipyard.

3.1
DSG (14922) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate, a bit of roasted grains, slightly tart fruitiness, sugary notes and a milky hint. Roasty flavor, a bit acidic, with coffee notes and light fruitiness. Medium-bodied.

3.3
Borup (14730) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Draught at the brewpub in Orlando. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruit, coffee and smoke.

3.4
Tmoney99 (14626) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Bottle. Poured black color with a huge fizzy light brown head that lasted with good lacing. Solid roasted malt aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.

2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 31, 2002
Dark brown with tan head. Aroma is mostly coffee, with some chocolate as well. Taste is bitter coffee, with a bit of chocolate. Not very rich -- tastes more like a porter than a stout.

2.8
Lubiere (13995) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2011
A deep dark stout with a thin moka head. In aroma, a sweet caramel malt, butterscotch, and light chocolate. In mouth, a kight watery stout with butterscotch, faint chocolate, rather boring. On tap at Mr. Beery’s , Jan 3 2011.

2.6
Drake (13954) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2011
12 ounce bottle from State Line Liquors, opened 3/15/11. Pours a very dark brown color with a thin tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, sweet caramel notes and a nutty note. The taste is roasted malts, sunflower seeds and tart fruits that seem like they’re not supposed to be there. Thin bodied.

3.2
Christian (13685) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2009
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of toffee, chocolate and a faint roasted note. Chocolate and burnt ashy flavour. Very one-dimensional.


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