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Beamish Irish Stout - Beamish & Crawford Plc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

709 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 709
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 44
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beamish & Crawford Plc. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-14-2001)
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JayTheFinn

California

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

When describing Beamish to friends I don't call it "the poor man's Guinness" cuz I don't want them to just stop right there and never try it, but the fact is, it is the poor man's Guinness. Maybe it's cuz I've only had it from a nitro can which to me seems to make beers light, airy and watery.

A - Black. With a nice foamy head, but nothing extraoridinary.

S - Slightly burn, coffee-like, but not overwhelmingly so.

T - Milk chocolate-esque, like a bit of white chocolate got in there by accident. The ABV is low and the taste reflects it, which can be a good thing.

M - Very smooth. Hardly notice it quite frankly

D - Goes down super easy.

I tried Beamish on St.Patty's day, cuz it's an Irish Stout and it just seemed like the thing to do. Now I'm not saying I'd never have another, but there are numerous other stouts out there I'd choose over this one.

Serving type: nitro-can

04-15-2006 23:56:44 | More by JayTheFinn
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Beamish Irish Stout from Beamish & Crawford Plc.
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