Irish Channel Stout | New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

Irish Channel StoutIrish Channel Stout
BA SCORE
84.4%
Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 314 ratings
Irish Channel StoutIrish Channel Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Louisiana, United States
nolabrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is an American style stout that has sweet malt flavors of caramel and chocolate, complimented by a crisp bitterness produced by roasted barley and American Hops. The complex malt bill of pale and roasted malts result in this well balanced stout that is smooth, rich, dark and delicious! And watch out – ABV 6.8%!

Added by Vengeance526 on 11-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,641
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
314
Liked:
265
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
10.05%
Alströms:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
60
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 314 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of sulldaddy
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pouring a cellar temp 16 oz can into my snifter. Got in a trade recently from a local IPA guy, trading my hops for his malts. The beer pours a rich cola brown with no light passing through the glass and a fluffy khaki colored head of4 cm rising up even with a gentle pour. The head fades within a minute or so but remains as a sturdy surface layer and leaves clingy dense lattice on the sides of my glass after each sip.
The aroma is malt and malt with roasted malt, some dark baker's chocolate and a little bit of coffee ground in the back. No hops or booze on the nose.
First sip reveals a smooth textured average body with fine tingly carbonation. Easy drinking for a stout.
The flavor is roasted malt and some dark chocolate with a little bit of char on the finish that is definitely astringent. Not burny from booze or bitter from hops, but a burnt toast flavor. its not a bad thing but it is there.
This is an easy drinking straightforward stout. I enjoy it and would drink it again.

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Photo of Techichi
4.12/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryan12345
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HabaJohn
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmspivey88
4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of RochefortChris
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
4.12/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark muddy brown bordering black. It has caramel brown head.

A nice hit of roasted malt with caramel and coffee notes.

Taste is rich malt like a rich dark bread. Notes of coffee and caramel some herbal hops.

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Photo of VABA
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnTurano
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Now that was a delicious stout. Had it on tap at Franky and Johnny's in new orleans. Chocolate, some alcohol, cocoa powder. Incredible stout and incredible crawfish to go with it.

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Photo of Sam671217
3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HeadiestDudeonLot
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andrew8626
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Angerhaus
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.87/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of godawgs
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of singletary
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It pours a deep black colour with a thin tan head that turns into a narrow laching. The smell is of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is very rich malty flavor, I would call it a rich deep flavor. Overall a strong flavored stout.

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Photo of BraveGator
3.31/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Damian74
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rypkr
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Irish Channel Stout from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Beer rating: 84.4% out of 100 with 314 ratings
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