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McHales Irish Stout | Pizza Port Solana Beach

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Brewed by:
Pizza Port Solana Beach
California, United States

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by beerguy101 on 09-15-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of BrewMaster
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer at the Pizza Port location in Carlsbad on 10/02/04. It is served with a nice creamy head on a dark black brew. The aroma is a coffee roast smell. Not roasted coffee, but it smells like the actual process of rasoting the coffee if you know what I mean. The flavor is opened with a bit of hoppiness and then the dark roast flavors bust in. It is a bit thinner in the mouth than one would like out of a stout.

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Photo of UncleJimbo
4.13/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sampled on nitro tap at the Carlsbad brewpub.

This stout poured a very dark reddish brown color (practically black unless held to a light) with very creamy, tan foam that persisted and clung to the sides of the glass. The smell was a dark, coffee, malty aroma. The taste was dark malt: coffee, light mollasses, roasted barley. There was some hop bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel was smooth and creamy with medium body and low carbonation. Overall a dry stout. There was a nice, slightly bitter lingering aftertaste. This was a good, dry Irish stout.

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Photo of beerguy101
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown color. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. A very smooth medium bodied stout. Malts are roasted with chocolate and coffee flavor. Dry hopped. A little bit thin for a stout. Good flavor. A nice dry stout. Mouthfeel is a touch thin. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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McHales Irish Stout from Pizza Port Solana Beach
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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