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Blarney Sisters Dry Irish Stout | Third Street Aleworks

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3.9/5
Very Good
38 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Third Street Aleworks
California, United States
thirdstreetaleworks.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by watermelonman on 10-28-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,529
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
38
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of TerribleTaste
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a 12oz glass of this while trying some Shepard's pie at their eatery. Was a really great offering, dry as advertised and subtle in all of its malty stout properties. It's not the best Stout that I have ever had, I kind of wish hit had a bit more pep, but I don't mind its offering =p I will probably order this beer every time I eat there. Its just such a good staple and pairs really well with a ton of their food choices!

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Photo of 22Blue
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.14/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CJNAPS
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.28/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark black and brown pour, average tan head. Aroma was minimally roasty.

Taste was kind at thin, smooth, needed more chocolate notes, coming across run of the mill here, not chewy and dry enough for style.

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Photo of Wontonst
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Mediocre brew at best verry smooth but not verry complex

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Photo of banger7
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of atpca
3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of mattmarka1
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of davegray
4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Sammy
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On nitro at the brewpub. Bitter sweet chocolate, dry though not too dry. Roasty with burnt toast in aroma. Coffee coexists with the chocolate. Hop presence is felt. Not bad for a nitro, but still a nitro stout. Could have been creamier mouthfeel for the serving style. Not bad.

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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown pour, head was pretty thin, beige in color, didn't really do all that in terms of lacing or retention. Aroma was mild, almost nonexistant. You could search for roasted malt, oats etc. . . but really, you just got the impression or hint of such a thing, not actual verification. Trust, but verify.

Taste, plenty smooth, a tad watery, like made in the Guinness vein, but imparted enough flavor and unlike Guinness, kept it plenty dry mouthfeel wise, like it should be. Mild enough to qualify as an irish stout as well. I wish more of the chocolate and caramel came out.

Somehow it walked the line between silky, smooth and dry. At the same time, I like a little more of my chocolate malt pronounced if there isn't going to be actual chocolate additions, so while the beer is to style, it was more hitting there than it was my preferences.

I'd say this is definitely a good beer, but nowhere near as good as something like FFF's Black Sun Irish dry stout to earn the type of accolades those before me have rated.

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Blarney Sisters Dry Irish Stout from Third Street Aleworks
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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