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Wrasslers XXXX Stout - The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

221 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 221
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Porterhouse Brewing Company visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2002)
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-19-2014 13:10:53 | More by Schmoog
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

12-14-2013 04:57:43 | More by jaydoc
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msanborn

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

11-06-2013 13:56:48 | More by msanborn
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Polasiuss

Ireland

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

11-02-2013 15:28:30 | More by Polasiuss
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

11-01-2013 17:06:01 | More by EmperorBevis
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Ctruskey

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-25-2013 20:36:57 | More by Ctruskey
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev +7%

09-10-2013 20:09:07 | More by samEBC
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laurenlo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7%

08-25-2013 01:20:40 | More by laurenlo
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JohnQVD

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-22-2013 02:56:09 | More by JohnQVD
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beergoot

Colorado

3.99/5  rDev +6.7%

Opaque and coal black with a thick, chunky, light tan head resting on top; clinging, foamy rings all down the glass. Milk Duds with roasted grains and a slight sourness in the aroma; baker's chocolate aroma; cocoa. Rich dark malt flavors; nice hop bitterness fading in at the end. Heavy bodied; semi-sweet mouthfeel.

A heavenly, robust stout. Thick and chewy without an overbearing sweetness with a smooth, soothing hop bitterness undertone throughout. I really like the overall character of this beer but also like the unique pull-tab bottle cap! Ah, but it's the beer's flavor and feel the makes this one a keeper. I hope to see this one around on a regular basis.

08-11-2013 23:22:42 | More by beergoot
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Bubbabbd

Maine

4/5  rDev +7%

08-08-2013 00:11:44 | More by Bubbabbd
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jabo134

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-07-2013 03:09:47 | More by jabo134
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%

Listed as 5.7% ABV.

A - Looks great for a stout deep dark black with no escape-able light and just a 1/4 of deep mocha head that settles to a thick lace ring.
S - A touch sour with some chocolate, anise, and molasses. Has sort of a cherry smell so I hope its not infected.
T - Thankfully the flavor is more rich with chalky roasts, mild ash, and a touch of chocolate in the finish. It does have some cherry notes even faint which may indicate infection but minimally its not offensive.
M - Light to medium bodied, slick aftertaste. Very dry.

Overall I am not sure how I got a mildly infected bottle but I enjoyed it the same. It could be the bottle was old marked down from 5 bucks to $3.50 or the kick as ring bottle opener (why can't more beers have this?) Regardless I still enjoyed it immensely

07-25-2013 05:06:16 | More by DrDemento456
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

07-10-2013 11:42:36 | More by Luweezy
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7%

07-09-2013 19:18:03 | More by mrfrancis
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7%

07-08-2013 02:29:00 | More by jzlyo
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7%

06-24-2013 14:15:14 | More by KStark
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-16-2013 20:32:26 | More by jroberts8811
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Neorebel

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

I'm very excited to try this newcomer to my local store, straight from Ireland. Wrassler's pours a solid black, letting only a faint amount of light through. It's tan bubbly head rises to about 1/2" initially, but quickly fades to a thin sliver. There's not much lacing going on here, either. The aroma is pretty promising, and telling of the overall worth of the beverage. I'm picking up a lot of bittersweet molasses and unsweetened chocolate. Maybe a little vanilla. It seems pretty straight forward. And the taste is as well. There's the aforementioned aspects, along with an almost overbearing sharp bitterness that cuts through. Fortunately, I like bitter flavors very much, but this could put some people off. I also don't think it's the best thing for the style. It still is pretty smooth, light, and drinkable though. Not bad at all, but give me a Brooklyn or Sly Fox dry stout instead.

06-16-2013 02:05:25 | More by Neorebel
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csmartin6

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

06-15-2013 23:24:10 | More by csmartin6
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JohnBender

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

06-01-2013 14:22:50 | More by JohnBender
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.8%

05-24-2013 01:23:06 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-23-2013 13:14:45 | More by touchmeimsac
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-20-2013 19:15:59 | More by gtermi
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

05-17-2013 17:57:45 | More by TripelMark
Wrasslers XXXX Stout from The Porterhouse Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.