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Irish Channel Stout - New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

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87
very good

144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 18
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA) visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is an American style stout that has sweet malt flavors of caramel and chocolate, complimented by a crisp bitterness produced by roasted barley and American Hops. The complex malt bill of pale and roasted malts result in this well balanced stout that is smooth, rich, dark and delicious! And watch out – ABV 6.8%!

(Beer added by: Vengeance526 on 11-03-2010)
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Ratings: 144 | Reviews: 36 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

pisano, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Dag48, Apr 22, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA) - Irish Channel Stout, poured into a Craftgeer snifter.

Look - Pours a thin viscosity motor oil brown black with a small head that doesn't retain much at all. Tiny amounts of lacing.

Smell - Backer's chocolate is the most prominent, some "green bean" roasted malts (I dunno, that's what I smell every time in this malt variety) and a dash of espresso and hops.

Taste - Creamy and zippy carbonated chocolate with a nice roast followed by espresso notes and finishing a dash of hops.

Mouthfeel - Light-heavy body with high carbonation. Real nice feel here it's got great balance. Mouthfeel and drinkability is phenomenal, a real quaffable beer.

Overall - What a surprise, such a flavorful non-imperial stout! Typically I've been more into imperials but this one rekindled the glame for the good old American Stout!

JMScowcroft, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Karibourgeois, Apr 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

kwkdmk, Apr 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

mweso2000, Apr 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Zach136, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

JT534, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

medic25, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

bostonryan, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

stortore, Mar 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

braican, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

apasternak, Mar 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

brandon911, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

turne10, Mar 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

ldhughes3, Mar 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

CardiacNP, Feb 23, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-dark brown with a large light brown head that leaves a huge head and a lace that clings to the glass
S-strong caramel malt with a slight roasted aroma
T-strong roast taste with the caramel malt coming in, but then you get a hop bitterness in the aftertaste that fades to a balance of hops, malt , and roasted taste
M-full body, sticky, and low carbonation
O-wow that was great. It has sweetness, it has hops, and it has roasting. Love It!!

a0lbudman, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

cfaulman, Feb 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Travis1221, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

gritz147, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

darcange, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Dolfan907, Feb 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

klesniew, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

bareju, Jan 19, 2014
Irish Channel Stout from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
87 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.