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

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89
very good

125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 19
Gots: 9 | 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: 125 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-26-2013 00:17:06 | More by CTJman
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

03-21-2014 20:54:26 | More by bostonryan
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brandon911

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-06-2014 20:40:56 | More by brandon911
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Kerrie

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

07-13-2013 21:03:54 | More by Kerrie
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-12-2013 01:56:08 | More by JISurfer
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-14-2012 23:32:14 | More by sd123
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-23-2013 03:32:04 | More by kristougher
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-07-2014 19:34:24 | More by apasternak
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-23-2014 14:24:31 | More by pisano
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-11-2013 02:13:17 | More by Mikecap
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-03-2014 02:56:50 | More by ldhughes3
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +6%

12-26-2013 15:23:32 | More by Yeti1979
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-18-2014 03:35:27 | More by stortore
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-13-2014 20:38:43 | More by Karibourgeois
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-26-2013 00:41:54 | More by kingmaker
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braican

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-12-2014 18:06:43 | More by braican
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memphischas

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-29-2014 22:56:14 | More by memphischas
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-02-2013 04:09:07 | More by JamesStreet
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +13%

Big ups to newgeneric for not only finding this for me, but finding it in bottles! Holy cow am I stoked!

A-black body with a tan head that stays through out the beer.
S-nice smell of chocolate and coffee. Very pleasant
T-alot like it smells. Coffee upfront with a smooth chocolate finish. Very creamy
M-medium body with a nice smooth finish.
O-great beer. Wish it was around me!

03-17-2011 21:30:22 | More by brew3crew
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-20-2014 12:00:13 | More by Hendrick24
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Beerenauslese

California

4.43/5  rDev +10.5%

Pours dark in body with a tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smells of roast malts, coffee, and chocolate.

Tastes of charred malt, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit.

Body is light and carbonation is crisp.

I thought this was a very nice stout, and highly drinkable at 6.8% ABV.

08-29-2011 06:16:22 | More by Beerenauslese
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.85/5  rDev -4%

Served at the Barley Oak in Mandeville, LA

Appearance: it took a long time get this beauty because the head just kept sitting there at the bar. After 10 minutes of so, the tan, 5 finger head finally crept down to a workable size. This brew is black, black with a Guiness Stout attitude. Major lacing.

Smell: chocolate and yeast dominate.

Taste: very similar to a Guiness Extra Stout; a take no prisoners taste that's rich and smooth. Smokey chocolate malts with a hop finish that doesn't bite.

Mouthfeel: thick and frothy. Makes your tongue sit up and take notice.

Overall: If you like kick-ass stouts, NOLA's Irish Channel will take you on in a knife fight for bragging rights. A mean, lusty drink for big boy tastes.

01-22-2012 16:33:45 | More by brewskifan55
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-02-2014 22:32:24 | More by Pens1967
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benloho

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-31-2014 02:51:04 | More by benloho
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.38/5  rDev +9.2%

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!

04-15-2014 16:31:33 | More by JMScowcroft
Irish Channel Stout from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
89 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.