Beamish Irish Stout - Beamish & Crawford Plc.
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Reviews by JayTheFinn:
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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3.76/5 rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Nitro-tap at O'Neill's Bar & Restaurant, Dublin, Ireland
A: The beer is close to being jet black in color – when held up to a bright light, only traces of reddish amber are visible near the edge of the glass. It poured with a finger high creamy tan head that has superior retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Light aromas of roasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of dry, roasted malts and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied, creamy, somewhat dry, and smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink, especially due to its light-bodied nature.
Serving type: nitro-tap
06-24-2014 17:01:12 | More by metter98
4.5/5 rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Tough to find these days. Great, wonderful, spectacular Irish beer. I love it anyway I can get it. Nice change from Guinness and Murphy's just cause, why not? Was my first pint in Ireland at the Shannon airport directly off the red eye flight from Boston. Instant love with this beer. Not as available, really anyway compared to Guinness or Murphy's but that is what you beer snob dweebs are pretty much into, yeah? Go out getcha some Beamish!!! (If you can find it! And let me know where in the US it was found!)
Serving type: nitro-can
06-10-2014 23:31:08 | More by Pigs
Beamish Irish Stout from Beamish & Crawford Plc.
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