Ulster Breakfast Stout
Lavery Brewing Company

Ulster Breakfast StoutUlster Breakfast Stout
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Style:
Stout - Sweet / Milk
Ranked #174
ABV:
7.1%
Score:
91
Ranked #5,090
Avg:
4.11 | pDev: 7.3%
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
137
From:
Lavery Brewing Company
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  12
Gots
  35
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Ulster Breakfast StoutUlster Breakfast Stout
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Reviews by Morey:
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Morey from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Apr 13, 2014
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WVbeergeek from West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Oct 28, 2014
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ejimhof from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 01, 2015
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brandoman63 from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 03, 2015
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DarkBeerGuy from New York

4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 14, 2015
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kwa357 from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 01, 2015
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Slatetank from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I purchased this bottle at Grain & Verse poured chilled into a snifter.

The color is black with opaque clarity and light tan head with very thin off white head with tight bead and lace that collects in waves on the glass. the smell is roast with mild cocoa and dark toast in the malt smell with a mild toffee-like odor. The feel has dark roast coffee dry and bitter texture balanced by malt sweetness with a roast throughout and moderate carbonation with mild spice texture and alcohol warmth in the mostly dry finish.

The taste is very good with coffee prominent in the flavor with a slight sweet chocolate malt flavor and slight toffee element with dark cococa quality coming forward with slight char in the coffee with black malt taste and gentle creamy flavor of coffee and dark toast in the semi-dry finish. Overall I found this to be a very good stout - solid with nice body yet still drinkable at 7%

Aug 04, 2016
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BeerForMuscle from New Jersey

3.92/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Jul 30, 2015
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mothman from Minnesota

3.52/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent coffee stout. Nothing too crazy, but enjoyable.

Mar 27, 2015
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Ryften from Pennsylvania

4.32/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nov 27, 2015
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GreenMind from Pennsylvania

3.67/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 04, 2015
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Pukstopper from Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark Carmel to black color head fades but leaves a nice film and lacing. Very nice malt and some chocolate overtones. A very good breakfast Stout

Dec 23, 2015
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tommyguz from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Apr 14, 2014
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Beerasaurus from Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 11, 2015
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teamwiggum from Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 10, 2017
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Donbeerlvr from Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

May 04, 2018
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Holmes698 from Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Oct 24, 2015
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FatBoyGotSwagger from Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 16, 2015
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HoppyBastard1 from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Jul 24, 2014
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DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up a while ago at the House of 1,000 beers. Pours a great pitch black color with a 1/2 inch of opaque colored head and great lacing smell is very mild milk sugars and rounded coffee bean goodness. Taste is exceptional cold pressed coffee, bitter melted chocolates, and a touch of milk sugar sweetness. In a way the clocked back 7% makes this beer very easy to sip on I would easily finish a six pack.

Overall this coffee stout can go up against the greats like Planet Bean Coffee Stout and FBS.

Jun 14, 2016
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justintcoons from Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

32 oz growler poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Deep, chestnut brown with some light penetration along the edges. 1 finger of tan head with good retention.

Nose
Coffee with cream and sugar, roasted barley, and caramel.

Taste
Medium roasted coffee with generous amounts of cream and sugar. Roasted barley, baker's chocolate, and caramel. Suggestions of raisin and fig.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, and moderately sweet.

Overall
Lots of coffee and sweetness. Smooth and easy drinking.

Jun 30, 2014
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craftaholic from New York

3.34/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tasted like a morning where your breakfast consisted of hotel coffee and a pack of American spirits. You hang your head but relish in the depravity.

Apr 03, 2016
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gpblackgt from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Jul 10, 2014
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djrn2 from New Jersey

3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mar 06, 2015
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IdrinkGas from Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 24, 2014
Ulster Breakfast Stout from Lavery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 137 ratings