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Wrasslers XXXX Stout - The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | 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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Photo of Bouleboubier
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(bottle with no freshness date - poured into a 12oz Sam Smith's pint-ish glass)

A: silky-glisten-y, khaki-colored head... dark, motor-oil brown liquid... foam stays as a solid cap for a good while, some scattered strands of lace

S: huge punch of dark fruity esters, later most-definitely reminiscent of straight fig.... moderate roasted barley in support and perhaps some mild earthy hops.... over-arching sense of oxidation

T: the fig carries through strong, with a nip of sweetness... decent bit oxidized here?... in-funk-ted.... moderate-plus, long-lasting roastiness and bitterness... a lil acidic bite on the end... the semi-acrid roast and bitter qualities are central to the taste, with just enough malt to round it out

M: right around medium-bodied, but it scrapes dry and leaves a hours-old coffee-like tangy acidity

O: actually not too shabby, but potentially an old bottle and/or somewhat poorly handled/cared-for

Photo of rstenson
4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of beergoot
3.99/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Wrasslers XXXX Stout from The Porterhouse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.