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Murdered Out Stout | Hilliard's Beer

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hilliard's Beer
Washington, United States
hilliardsbeer.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by trytoketchup on 02-02-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
25
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
19.41%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Head, Authentic, Drinkable, Amazing

Most certainly has the visuals of the mass appeal Irish Stout with its stunning head and ruby highlights within the dark brown hues. Mild roasted flavor, hint of caramel and just enough hop character thrown at the palate. Seriously, this brew is very quaffable, not just because the brewer was going for the Irish Style Stout ... more because of the brewer knowing their shit when it comes to such a delicate style. A smidge bigger of a beer for the style but damn, this beer goes down easy.

STYLE: Dry Irish Stout | ABV: 5.1% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #97 (FEB 2015)

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Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Black color. Two fingers of foamy light brown head. Retention is about average and a finger of irregular lacing is left.

3.5 S: Dry roastiness is abundant. Toasty malts, caramel, and hints of coffee. Fine for the style, but not that inspired.

3.25 T: Tastes much like the nose. Plenty dry with a roasty backbone. Coffee, char, and a light caramel to round it out. Subtle resiny hoppiness.

3.0 M: Light to lighter medium body. A bit overcarbonated, which blows up in the mouth. Okay, but nothing more than mediocre.

3.25 D: I know I'm being a little hard on this due to the style, but it's still nothing more than just fine.

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Poured from 16oz tall can into a tulip.

Appearance: rich black hue but with a dark ruby tint when held up to the light. Head pours a thin layer of tan foam. I like it.

Smell: lightly roasty, but not at all astringent or acrid. Very appropriate to the style, although a bit light in intensity. Still, it works for me.

Taste: it's a very basic Irish dry stout, highly adherent to the style guidelines and quite well done. Not complex, but satisfying.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a nice creaminess that really works well. Great.

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Can to wine glass
Appearance: very dark, black, small head, lacing
Aroma/Small: not a lot
Taste: Very good
Mouthfeel:
Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat, but not something to look forward to
Drank on September 2015

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Murdered Out Stout from Hilliard's Beer
3.76 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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