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O'Hara's Irish Stout - Carlow Brewing Company

O'Hara's Irish StoutO'Hara's Irish Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

687 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 687
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.11%


Brewed by:
Carlow Brewing Company visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-27-2001)
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Like most stouts, this beer is jet black with a nice foamy tan head that leaves traces of lace on the glass. The aroma is mild with coffee and chocolate odors and earthy overtones. Each sip is thin to medium bodied with a nice roasted malt flavor and bitter finish. Very well balanced. It seems dry and leaves a mild bitter coffee aftertaste.

I guess I'm used to hearty full bodied stouts, but the thinness of this beer makes it easy to drink. Overall, the flavor is good and does not overwhelm you. This may be a good starter stout for the less adventurous.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2003 13:04:39 | More by WanderingFool
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O'Hara's Irish Stout from Carlow Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 687 ratings.