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Irish Style Stout - Sprecher Brewing Company

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119 Ratings
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sprecher Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.73% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a growler into a pint glass.

A
Dark opaque with a thick three finger head due to a vigorous pour. Lacing does noy stick to the sides of the glass.

S
Smells like a mud puddle. It is an earthy aroma. Not sweet or stoutish.

T
Simple and laid back. Not a lot going on.

M
Light carbonation. Thin but not too much for a stout.

O
Not a favorite. But a straight forward stout.

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2.83/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A: Very dark brown pour iwth a medium-sized and dense light brown head. Fades at a medium pace, leaving a decent patchwork of lacing behind.

S: Odd meaty aroma with some soy sauce. WTF?

T: More meat. Tastes like I'm drinking a steak. A little soy sauce follows. Ends with a hint of coffee bean. Strange.

M: Medium bodied, relatively smooth.

O: I'm assuming (hopefully) that this is some sort of brewer's mistake. It tastes like soy sauce and beef. Not really a pleasant taste or aroma.

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3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

A. Opaque black with a short-lived single finger of tan head that fizzles out in about a minute without any lacing left behind.

S. Mostly licorice aroma with lesser amounts of chocolate and coffee. Some dusty roasted malt aroma also appears as the glass warms.

T. Somewhat simplistic compared to the nose. Straightforward charred malt and bitter coffee. That's about it. I'm not quite getting the typical acidic tang that most Irish Stouts have from this brew.

M. Fizzy, prickly carbonation on a lighter side of medium thickness body.

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I had this on-tap at the Sprecher's Restaurant and Pub in Lake Geneva, WI for $5 in early 2012.

Pours a black color with a creamy, fluffy head. Has a strong cocoa/coffee scent. Texture is thick, creamy, and robust. It was a little thinner than I expected but still very flavorful and filling as the robust flavors overwhelm your taste buds. Definitely a must try!

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Irish Style Stout from Sprecher Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.