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Harpoon Boston Irish Stout - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
85
very good

99 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Released mid-March 2013, draught nitro only.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-13-2013)
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Serving: On-tap (nitro) at brew hall
Served: 6 September 2014

Appearance: Pours a great dark brown almost black color with a creamy nitro head. Looks almost identical to a Guinness draft. 4/5

Smell: Oppressively clean, like most Irish dry stouts, but slight hints of roasted maltiness and slight notes of French roasted coffee, just enough to make it better than average. 4/5

Taste: Wow, a magnificent craft brewed Irish Dry Stout. This is what Guinness should taste like. The beer has the same light silkiness as Guinness but significantly more flavor from the roasted malts, lending notes of dark chocolate, French roasted coffee, and slight burnt toast notes (but in a good way). Semi-dry finish. 45

Mouthfeel: Light and silky, especially from the nitro. 4/5

Overall: One of Harpoon's best. 4/5

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Harpoon Boston Irish Stout from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
85 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.