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O'Hara's Irish Stout - Carlow Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

732 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 732
Reviews: 450
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 48
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The flagship of the O’Hara’s brand, this uniquely Irish stout brings one back to how Irish stouts used to taste. First brewed in 1999, it has since been awarded prestigious honours for its quality and authenticity.

O’Hara’s Irish Stout has a robust roast flavour complemented by a full-bodied and smooth mouth feel. The generous addition of Fuggle hops lends a tart bitterness to the dry espresso-like finish. This sessionable stout beer is filled with rich complex coffee aroma mingled with light liquorice notes. The combination of traditional stout hops with an extra pinch of roast barley allows us to stay true to Irish tradition, recreating a taste so often yearned for by stout drinkers.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-27-2001)
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3.13/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured a deep black hue with creamy tan head that had a nice retention.

The aroma was a weak chocolate malt with some watery roast characteristics.

The flavor was a weak chocolate malt with a dry roast coffee but it's washed away with a literally water like twaste and texture.

The feel is way too light for a stout but does have a dryness. The finish is like plain tap water.

This was no difference in this and Guinness's nitro can in flavor and feel.

Serving type: on-tap

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O'Hara's Irish Stout from Carlow Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 732 ratings.