Buried At Sea | Galway Bay Brewery

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45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Galway Bay Brewery
Ireland
galwaybaybrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Decadent and complex while remaining wholly refreshing and drinkable. This stout is brewed with milk sugars and chocolate to give rich flavours and body that goes down smooth. Taste of chocolate and smooth mouthfeel, due to the additions of dark chocolate and milk sugars (lactose) respectively. While dark, rich and decadent this beer finds balance and subtlety in its lightness and drinkability. Great for matching with sweeter dishes and intense desserts.

Added by gtermi on 05-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
12.97%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by Brabander:
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of innominat
3.56/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NilocRellim
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Poured a very dark brown, almost black.

Smelled mainly of sweet chocolate, and hints of coffee.

Tasted smooth and sweet over all. Was slightly syrupy and had the chocolate malt taste throughout. Slightly bitter-hop finish and lingering sweetness. Very drinkable and slightly syrupy, but not too much.

Would I buy it again? Yes!

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Photo of chickenm
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerinabottle
4.78/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

500 ml bottle from a Supervalu in Leitrim. Great mouthfeel. Would have liked a creamy head but was disappointed there. Different but a fine beer.

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Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VirusQc
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of gtermi
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer pours a dark black body with a nice tan head.

S: The beer has a nice sweet chocolatey smell with some bitterness too.

T: This is where the beer shines IMO. It has a nice amount of chocolate, milk sweetness, bitter dark malt and a tiny bit of coffee.

M: The beer has an amazing mouthfeel from the nitrotap and goes down so easily with a nice creaminess.

O: This is an amazing beer that I wish we could get in the states..

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Brendan_McCormick
5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of SadMachine
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EmperorBevis
4.23/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled and possibly bottle conditioned
Pours a jet black body with spotty off white head
Cocoa and liquorice aroma
You've got a that aroma in the flavour with a soda luke creaminess
Just so solid on the m

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3.77/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdagnew
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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

Photo of Lastmanback
4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very dark brown/black beer. Tanned head that doesn't last long.

Nice bitter chocolate smell, mild malts there too. Hint of coffee and lactose.

Bitter malts, chocolate taste. A lovely mild milky sweetness, but not too much like other milk stouts. Again, slight hint of a coffee taste and some caramel there too.

Great mouthfeel with nice soft carbonation. Silky.

One of my favourite beers.

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1.62/5  rDev -59.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of kdivers
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of risenz
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Indigo990
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HoosierTom
4.71/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Favorite beer I tried in Ireland

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Photo of LukeGude
4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Yep, like it a lot, not quite Young's Double Chocolate but good flavor

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Buried At Sea from Galway Bay Brewery
4.01 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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