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Donnybrook Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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Donnybrook Stout
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435 Ratings
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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  3.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tgbljb on 03-03-2007)
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

touchmeimsac, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

tubbnik, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

mcphish22, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of Jettanbass9
4.9/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is my favorite stout! Local Philly brewers are making stouts a standard and i couldnt be happier. I got this fresh pint from the blue dog cafe in lansdale. Great roasty flavor, not sour or acidic, full bodied and jet black. Similar to O'hara's (non-nitro stout favorite) but with more body and a fuller consistancy. Eastern PA residents... try this stout, i promise you will love it.

Jettanbass9, Jun 02, 2007
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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

joejackson2667, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of MirkoCroCough
4.75/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this on draft while in the great city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Lovely city and state if I may say so, now to the beer....

Three finger white coffee colored head that left lacing all over the glass. This looks delicious.

Malty, burnt, whiff of hops. Good!

Like the smell, dark chocolately malts, burnt offerings....Smooth as can be. Like velvet.

This is BEER! It would be great to be able to drink this all day everyday. Perfect for what it is. Way to go Victory.

MirkoCroCough, Feb 06, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

Punchfoster, Feb 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

WuBByG999, Nov 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

coffeeworm, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of dontspookthehors
4.72/5  rDev +29%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Outstanding in every aspect. This dry stout coming in @ 3.7%ABV is everything I could ever want for this style. Very high whole hop flavor (EKG I assume) for style, without the typical roasted malt bitterness normally present. I can't say enough about this offering from Victory. They are my darling East Coast Brewery, and they should be yours too!

dontspookthehors, Oct 30, 2011
Photo of jantonius
4.7/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Amazing Deep Black Irish Stout with a Thick White Head

S: Slight Malt Smell, burnt malt smell

T: Slightly sweet, with a dry finish

M: Amzing Full Body, Fills every space in your mouth

D: Easy Drinking, low alcohol

My vote for the best Irish Stout, even better than the original from Ireland!!

jantonius, Nov 26, 2009
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4.68/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

My go-to session beer whenever I visit Victory - Donnybrook never disappoints. Low ABV doesn't mean no taste - it has a roasty flavor that doesn't cross over into smokiness. Decent mouthfeel and consistently good flavor. Sadly, needs nitro so I can't take home my growler filled with this.

maelgon, Mar 19, 2010
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4.68/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Black as night in colour. Tan, creamy head firmly atop this brew. Unquestionable lacing along the sides of the glass. Surprisingly rich aromas of roasted malty goodness with subtle undertones of bittersweet chocolate and dark roasted coffee. Balance on the palate - the subtle hints of hops play well with the smoothness of the brew on the tongue and the roasted malt backbone. What a brew. As good as I have had from this style - EVER. Very, very well done. I never would have expected the aromas and flavors from a brew of this quaffability. An incredible brew and one I would make the drive to Victory for any day of the week.

Diatribe... In this day and age of big beers, it is refreshing, both literally and figuratively, to have such a wonderfully memorable brew like this...

goindownsouth, May 08, 2007
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4.65/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Brilliant beer! Beats most of the craft stouts out there in my book!

Appearance: Jet black with a light tan head

Smell: Roasted barley, coffee, charcoal

Taste: Roast barley malt, coffee, hint of cocoa, and a mild hop bite at the end

Mouthfeel: Perfect

Overall, this is a delightful beer. I would highly recommend it to any lovers of stout!

BierStein711, May 23, 2013
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4.58/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nitro-tap at Taco Mac - Newnan, GA.

This is a session stout all the way. Nice to have such from Victory with out the usual extra hop profile. Dark, beautiful pour - settled into a classic creamy nitro head. Great aroma of roast grains, hint of coffee and cocoa. Taste of the same, slight sweetness, and all at 3.7%. Nice to have a stout with lunch and not feel wiped out afterwards. Very drinkable, wish I could find this more often.

jocosa, Apr 15, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

ksiazewski, May 19, 2012
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kmwilson76, Dec 26, 2011
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random846, Nov 06, 2012
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Donnybrook Stout from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.