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Donnybrook Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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Donnybrook Stout
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Ratings: 434
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

tmhoye, Aug 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

ROGUE16, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Mattsk1, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of dbrauneis
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on nitro-tap at Barcade in Jersey City, NJ

A: Pours a clear but opaque jet black in color with some very light notes of gentle visible carbonation near the surface of the beer and faint dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a half finger tall dense foamy mocha head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted dark malts with some light notes of chocolate.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted dark malts that are followed by some light to moderate notes of semi-sweet chocolate. Light amounts of bitterness that fades quickly. Overall I would describe the flavor of the beer as lightly sweet.

M: Just heavier than light bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: An easy drinking session stout, especially on nitro tap as that makes the body lighter and creamier. Nice complexity of flavors without a heavy amount of alcohol.

dbrauneis, Aug 19, 2013
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

TEKNISHE, Aug 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

mportnoy, Aug 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

icehawk, Aug 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

mpalestino, Aug 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

njnj2000, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

dgherm, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

frank91, Jul 09, 2013
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

WOLFGANG, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

ColdWaffles, Jul 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

jkd03c, Jun 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18%

SlidersAce814, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

pajonkunz, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Plonk, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

domnalbrecc, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

gnikola, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

knuxdude, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Bnoise11, May 23, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
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
Photo of Pjev11
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at the Liberty Bar on West 35th street in Manhattan. It was the tale of 2 beers. Initially, I had thought that I got a poor pour, as the brew had barely settled by the time it was presented to me and had a huge head, about 1/4 of the glass. In retrospect, the pour was the best part. Not only did it look fantastic, with the light brown head contrasted with the dark (very dark) brown body, but the head was the best tasting part as well. I always enjoy a nice thick head, especially when it comes to stouts. This did not dissapoint in that area. It was thick and creamy and extremely tasty head, with dark notes of chocolate/coffee sweetness coming through. It was particularly nice once I broke through the head to get to the actual brew, which when paired with the head in a single sip was a very pleasant experience. Unfortunately, that's where it ended. Once the head was gone and I was left with only body, it turned itself into a thin and average tasting stout.

Pjev11, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Slatetank, May 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

firstlighthiker, May 15, 2013
Donnybrook Stout from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.