Beamish Irish Stout | Beamish & Crawford Plc.

Beamish Irish StoutBeamish Irish Stout
BA SCORE
64.6%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 785 ratings
Beamish Irish StoutBeamish Irish Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beamish & Crawford Plc.
Ireland
beamish.ie

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,156
Reviews:
552
Ratings:
785
Liked:
507
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
12.89%
Alströms:
3.87
 
 
Wants:
98
Gots:
42
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 785 |  Reviews: 552
Photo of ADTaber
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZachT
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnWesolowski
4.81/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm going to break the rules. I'm rating this on the beer that I made from the Beamish recipe. I make this beer about 40% of the time that I brew. I'd love to taste the real thing some time. Murphy's is a bit sweet for me (but still good). Guinness is a bit tart (but still good). The Beamish recipe give a coffee aftertaste. Most of my friends say that this is the best beer that I brew.

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Photo of mamaraza
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ned57
2.5/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.08/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pens1967
3.86/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap in Ireland. Poured into a pint glass.

L: Jet black pour with a classic Irish nitro stout head. Thick and creamy.

S: Roasted malts... faint espresso.

T/F: Very similar to the other Irish Dry Stouts I've tried... and very close to a Guinness. Smooth and creamy. Great mouthfeel. Taste is milder... roasted malts, some coffee and cocoa notes. Inoffensive but nothing super exciting either.

O: Another dry Irish Stout. Very good fresh and on-tap... and virtually indistinguishable from the other big-boy players in the style. Maybe an ooch sweeter... maybe? Not a bad pint.

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Photo of npendres
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LukeGude
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Similar to its competitor, Guinness. A tad less watery

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Photo of kwjd
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alankwak
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L Very dark red with a nice head that remains well.
S Hint of a grainy, biscuityou aroma with a slight chocolate hint.
T grainy rye note and a hint of coffee or chocalate. I rye flavor is what I find interesting compared to Guinness or Murphy'so stout.
F full, smooth mouthfeel. Great.
O a nice Irish Dry Stout with a more prominent rye flavor that separates it from the other leading stouts in Ireland. Very nice.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.89/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Comes in dark, but also thin. Brown mostly. 4/5" beige head. Looks pretty. Tad bit of peaty smoke in the aroma with a small amount of roast.

Extremely thin mouthfeel. Creamy and smooth though, still drops some smoke on you. Really doesn't come across all that dry for style. The cost seems high, maybe its the widget stuff, but aside from its nice appearance, this one doesn't do much for me.

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

Photo of Squire123
3.43/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerinabottle
4.52/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

MJ's 1999 "Guide" gave it 2.5 of 4 stars and called it "chocolatey and the least dry among Irish stouts in this style.

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Photo of kdivers
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chicagoish
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArtZan
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jaydee01
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of risenz
3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of franzhelmut
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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Beer rating: 64.6% out of 100 with 785 ratings
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