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Moylans Dragoons Dry Irish Stout - Moylan's Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

290 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 12
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 02-02-2005)
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Photo of biboergosum
3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, a pleasant reminder of Belmont Station in Portland a few years ago, where I first encountered this brewery's wares. Now available way up here in Alberta.

This beer pours a solid black abyss, with very thin cola perimeter highlights, and two fingers of puffy, tightly foamy, and fairly creamy chocolate milk head, which leaves a low-lying profile of iceberg lace around the glass as it lazily recedes.

It smells of roasted, faintly meaty caramel malt, sweet bar nuts, a hint of bittersweet cocoa, mild day-old coffee and the cream that it demands, with some timid earthy, leafy hops. The taste is semi-sweet, and a tad less toasted, bready caramel malt, creamed nuts (I know), milk chocolate, and lactic coffee - a theme is developing, eh? Yeah, the milkiness really comes through, providing a strong richness, as a bit of diabetes-at-risk earthy hops swirl about the edges.

The carbonation is rather sedate, and near inert, the body a decently solid medium weight, smooth, and strangely possessing only a low-key creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the inherent stout dryness not really a match for the now overbearing milkiness.

A bit too one-dimensional, and not really all that Irish Dry Stout seeming - the variable milkiness, again, is ill-applied. That aside, this is drinkable, as an after dinner dessert accompaniment, or the like.

biboergosum, Jul 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

HomeyJosey, Jul 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

AlaskanYoung, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

redleg411, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

AngusOg, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

WizzardOfHops, Jun 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jaxon53, Jun 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Topher78, Jun 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

paulys55, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

LSx, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bconsidine, May 10, 2013
Photo of homebrew311
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is pitch black with creamy nitro head. Nose is mild and dry with heavy roast. Taste is smooth and creamy with chocolate, roasted barley and a dry finish. Not a whole lot of flavor, but still nice and drinkable. Mouthfeel is velvety and smooth. Overall, a nice smooth drinkable dry stout.

homebrew311, May 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

djrn2, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Rwalford74, Feb 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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Moylans Dragoons Dry Irish Stout from Moylan's Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.