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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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botham

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

15 oz nitro can poured into a nonic pint. pours black with distant garnet highlights. wonderful settling that takes a minute leaves a thick, creamy light tan head. a beautiful one to look at.

aroma is creamy and roasted, with a lightly sweet quality and a milk-like character.

taste is lightly roasted, with a creamy base and a very clean finish. not much to discern on the palate, just a very crisp profile.

mouthfeel is thin and watery with a crisp finish and a creamy texture. could use a bit more in the body.

drinkability is good. this is a creamy and drinkable irish dry, but it lacks a bit in body. more richness on the palate would make this one much better as well.

Serving type: nitro-can

04-23-2008 02:25:44 | More by botham
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Beamish Irish Stout from Beamish & Crawford Plc.
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