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Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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513 Ratings

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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dogfishandi on 02-17-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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pep, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Mr_Rocca, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from The Lazy Dog
Pours a solid dark brown/black color with a decent sized bubbly tan head that slowly dissipates to a cap on top. Aromas of bitter coffee with a hint of chocolate and a touch of earth and dark fruit. The flavor is bitter roast and light chocolate with a hint of acrid earth. Light to medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a slick sharp mouthfeel. Nice dry stout, a little bit sweeter than the standard Guinness, but a nice easy drinker.

johnnnniee, Mar 29, 2014
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2.38/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Bottle: Poured a dark color stout with a large brown foamy head with very limited retention. Aroma of light dry roasted malt is not as powerful as I had expected. Taste is reminiscent of dry roasted malt with light Coke notes. Body is thin and carbonation is way too strong for style and resemble more of a cola than a beer. Drainpour.

Phyl21ca, Mar 29, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

355 mL bottle from a six-pack picked up at the LCBO; best before Dec. 2014. Always excited to try a new beer from Brooklyn, one of my favourite 'big' American craft breweries. Served only slightly chilled.

This stout pours a fairly typical opaque blackish-brown colour, topped with just over one finger's worth of dense, creamy, tan-coloured head. Looks great, but that foam doesn't maintain cohesion for very long, as it soon dissipates into a thin cap and collar with some very slight lacing. The aroma offers up a mixture of roasted malts, baker's chocolate, coffee, and some earthy English hop notes. Straightforward, and about what I'd expect from the style.

A reasonably tasty stout, though it is not without its flaws. Roasted malt flavours are obviously the focus here, with cocoa and coffee bean notes coming through initially. A grainy malt sweetness comes through mid-sip, with some weak contributions from the roasted malts finishing it off. Dry finish, with a weak aftertaste that quickly vanishes from the palate. On the lighter side of medium-bodied, with the carbonation being a little too heavy for my liking. Minor gripes aside, there's nothing objectionable about this beer at all so it is certainly a valid session option.

Final Grade: 3.58, a B grade. While it's not the most interesting stout I've ever tried, Brooklyn's Dry Irish Stout is still a solid example of this highly sessionable style. The flavour profile should be quite agreeable to most palates, although the thin body and weak aftertaste prevents this from being a truly outstanding stout. A good introduction to the style for anyone curious, and something that I would consider picking up again. It's certainly better than Guinness, although it's probably not as pretty.

thehyperduck, Mar 28, 2014
Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.