McGuire's Irish Stout | McGuire's Irish Pub

BA SCORE
67.6%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 37 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
McGuire's Irish Pub
Florida, United States
mcguiresirishpub.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not for everyone - but if a rich, creamy, dark ale with a distinguished roast flavor appeals to your taste buds you will enjoy a pint of McGuire's Stout. To produce the sumptuous, creamy head we use a special nitrogen draft system. This robust brew is created with dark roasted barley and Chinook Hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,037
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
37
Liked:
25
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
12.05%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Arrives as good as black with a dark tan head, creamy and long-lasting. Great lacing left behind as well.
Smell is a bit weak overall but well balanced with notes of toasted malt, cardboard, nuts, smoke, coffee and some light hops.
Taste is well toasted malt, coffee, smoke, nuts, cardboard and faint hops. Nicely balanced here as well.
Medium bodied, faintly effervesced, drying in finish and smooth throughout. Slightly warming and exceedingly sessionable. A fine example of the style and better than the benchmark that is Guinness.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served at McGuire's Pub in Pensacola.

I had the impression this was modeled on Guinness but McGuires' version was, if anything, better. It looks and smells like a Guinness, complete with a very nice creamy tan head. Taste is also quite similar but with a better finish and a subtle hint of cask conditioning (which it isn't). Fine smooth and creamy mouthfeel with good body.

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3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

McGuire's Irish Stout has a dark black body and a solid looking, light brown head. Retention and lacing are both good; I suspect that this beer is served with a mixed tap (Nitro/CO2).

The aroma is a little bit subdued, which seems to be common for McGuire's beers, but I do pick up some roasted malt and coffee notes.

The flavor is quite good for an Irish Stout. Up front there is a load of roasted malts that dies away eventually to be replaced by a little bit of coffee and a little bit of chocolate. Underneath those flavors there is a layer of sweetness, and the finish has a hint of hop bitterness to it.

The mouthfeel is smooth and full, once again suggesting that this tap is mixed. What ever makes this beer feel the way it is, I'm not complaining, because it is pretty good.

This is a very good beer, and I would suggest that anyone who has the chance give it a try. Good Irish Stouts are hard to come by.

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McGuire's Irish Stout from McGuire's Irish Pub
Beer rating: 67.6% out of 100 with 37 ratings
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