Beamish Irish Stout - Beamish & Crawford Plc.
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Reviews by kkipple:
2.6/5 rDev -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
I had heard the rumors that this product was going to become unavailable in the US and, having never tried it, I figured last night at an "American" Irish Pub was as good a chance as any.
The beer looked great, a deep black brew with a very thick, creamy head. Smell was mild roasted malts and a hint of coffee.
Taste is... well, minimal. It's very similar to the much-maligned Guinness nitro, but a more mild tasting beer. It's creamy and smooth going down (so I suppose a great session beer if you like the taste) but there's just not much flavor. Dry roasted malt, a light bitterness, a few hints of coffee here and there. I would call it watery if not for the nitro creaminess. Unimpressive, especially for the price premium.
Well, I'm sorry to say it, but if Beamish does disappear from distribution here, I won't miss it. You can do far better for the price.
Serving type: nitro-tap
03-07-2006 16:20:36 | More by kkipple
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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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