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Harpoon Boston Irish Stout - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
85
very good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | 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:
Released mid-March 2013, draught nitro only.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-13-2013)
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Reviews by HattedClassic:
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

Poured and drunk at the Harpoon beer hall. The beer has a lot of tan head that dissipates ata moderate pace. Since the beer is nitro-based, the head comes into different kinds. The head foam is creamy and a very light tan that resembles a off-white cream. The other foam is the nitrogen disappearing into the beer and has a darker brown color and different bubbly texture. After the nitrogen dissipates, the beer is an opaque milk chocolate brown. The beer has a chocolate milk smell with dairy notes and a bit of the nitro as well. The taste is similar in that a chocolate milk taste dominates the flavor with very light notes of cocoa and cream. The beer has a very smooth feel with very little carbonation.

03-10-2014 01:34:21 | More by HattedClassic
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The smell featured roasted malts and a touch of lactose.

The taste was likewise roasty, with elements of charcoal and dark chocolate. A bit on the sweet side for the style and lacked the expected bite.

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a. Chocolate brown color with 3 fingers of brown foam.

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