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

BA SCORE
89
very good
309 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
Ratings:
309
Reviews:
58
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
59
For Trade:
3
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Photo of HabaJohn
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmspivey88
4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of RochefortChris
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
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 +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnTurano
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
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 -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HeadiestDudeonLot
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andrew8626
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Angerhaus
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of godawgs
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of singletary
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
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 -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Damian74
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rypkr
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glass_house
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dewsby
3.47/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.46/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bnes09
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mooseisloose
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Here we go #600. Drinking this bad boy out a 16 oz can. Sorry no glass to pour it in. This is a very classic high ABV stout with alot of licorice in the front end followed by some great roasted malt. Silky smooth mouthfeel throughout with a nice weighty density. Finish is as tasty as the upfront. A winner without a doubt.

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Irish Channel Stout from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
4.01 out of 5 based on 309 ratings.
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