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McGuire's Irish Stout - McGuire's Irish Pub of Destin

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McGuire's Irish Stout
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McGuire's Irish Pub of Destin visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Not for everyone - but if a rich, creamy, dark ale with a distinguished roast flavor appeals to your taste buds you will enjoy a pint of McGuire's Stout. To produce the sumptuous, creamy head we use a special nitrogen draft system. This robust brew is created with dark roasted barley and Chinook Hops.

(Beer added by: Brent on 10-18-2005)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by stinkydaddy:
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

stinkydaddy, Jul 04, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Fatehunter
3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came in a standard U.S. pint glass. Black color, thin head.

Great smell, coffee, roasted malt. Rich flavor.

Tastes just like it smells, roasted malt, bitter in the middle with a hint of coffee to round it out.

Smooth body, low carbonation and medium bodied. Brings it all together well.

Really solid stout. Easy drinking and good.

Fatehunter, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of thagr81us
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one at dinner on the last night in Destin, FL for aasher’s wedding! Served from tap into a sampler shooter. Poured pitch black with a half finger light tan head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, cream, roasted malt, and subtle chocolate. The flavor was comprised of sweet malt, dark chocolate, roasted malt, subtle cream, and wood. It had a medium feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. If I am honest, this was probably the highlight of all the brews I had while at this location that night. While this one wasn’t that bad, it left me craving more from it. I know this style isn’t known for its robustness, but I would love for one to come out of the blue and backhand me as a wakeup call. Good for the style, but definitely not a standout.

thagr81us, Jul 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

MBZombie, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of caustin90
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

caustin90, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of Brent
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The menu might scare some casual drinkers off, as it describes the beer as being "not for everyone." Actually, this beer was quite mild, but well done. Smokeyness that oen expects in the style was present, perhaps a bit more reserved than I would like, but a nice note in the flavor. Not too thin, nor acidic - the mouthfeel was on the mark. I suppose that, for a brewery in an Irish pub, hitting this beer is the gold standard, and they authenticate themselves quite well with this.

Brent, Oct 18, 2005
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

bilhelm, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

BeerBucks, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of TheSarge
2.58/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This brew has a near jet black body with slight reddish hues. It has a slight coffee aroma. When served to me, it had no head but a small ring, which in seconds was totally gone. The taste was not complex at all, and pretty much the burnt malt was all I could notice. It felt and tasted very wet, not like most other dry stouts. It's been a while since I've had this brew, so I'll have to try it again. I don't remember this beer being so weak before.

TheSarge, Jan 28, 2007
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Mattsk1, May 07, 2014
Photo of memphischas
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

memphischas, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of speedvagen
3/5  rDev -17.6%

speedvagen, May 05, 2014
Photo of fisherbray
4/5  rDev +9.9%

fisherbray, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of jonathaniler
3/5  rDev -17.6%

jonathaniler, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black color. 1/6 inch head of an off-white color. Poor retention and poor lacing. Smells of roasted malt, sweet malt, and slight hops. Fits the style of an Irish Dry Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and thick with an average carbonation level. Tastes of roasted malt and sweet malt. Overall, a simple and straight-forward brew that is pretty decent.

Tone, Oct 09, 2009
Photo of Sanmn420
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%

Sanmn420, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of harpus
3.75/5  rDev +3%

harpus, Oct 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Pens1967, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured jet black with some coffee aromas on the nose. A small tan head accompanied it and put some suds on the glass. Went down very smooth, satisfying all the way. The aftertaste was something else, it stuck around putting the stout in stout in other ways. Overall a good stout, better than you would expect.

barleywinefiend, Jan 01, 2008
Photo of Antonius08
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Antonius08, Dec 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

TwoForty, Mar 04, 2013
McGuire's Irish Stout from McGuire's Irish Pub of Destin
81 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.