Schlafly Irish-Style Extra Stout | The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly Irish-Style Extra StoutSchlafly Irish-Style Extra Stout
BA SCORE
74.7%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 490 Ratings
Schlafly Irish-Style Extra StoutSchlafly Irish-Style Extra Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Irish-Style Extra Stout amplifies the traditional drier versions from Ireland for a bolder, black brew. The addition of both roasted barley and Dark Crystal malted barley give Extra Stout undertones of chocolate, molasses and dried fruit. The beer is generously hopped with East Kent Goldings to balance the sweetness from the malted barley.

Extra Stout is a descendent of the British and Irish porters of the 18th Century. These strong porters eventually became known as strong stout, then Foreign Stout or Extra Stout, depending on origin. Extra Stouts were exported world-wide, gaining popularity in the West Indies, Africa and parts of Asia.

45 IBU

Added by Vancer on 02-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,829
Reviews:
167
Ratings:
490
Liked:
366
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
10.43%
Alströms:
3.62
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
65
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 490 |  Reviews: 167
Photo of monty79_1997
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thedifferencemaker
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bronxite
4.48/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fountainofyouth
3.37/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a Guinness glass. Color is slightly cloudy medium brown. Fluffy tan head. Smells of sugary malt and a little hint of booze, as well as a tiny hint of hop spice. Taste is reminiscent of English porter rather than Irish stout. Not bad, but not really what I expected. The 8% ABV is also apparent with a light acidity. Very mild English hops.

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Photo of wpreynolds
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vainosuomi
3.65/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Black, creamy brown head
Smell: Dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt
Taste: Sweet caramel roasted malts, chocolate, some dark fruit and indistinct hop bitterness. Overall fairly sweet. Finish is somewhat bitter, with a little bit of alcohol warmth.
Feel: Medium to heavy bodied, light carbonation, creamy mouthfeel

Overall a decent stout. The sweetness overwhelms the more subtle flavors.

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Photo of ummswimmin
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBrown
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KYGunner
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is quite different than your average stout. Lots of molasses and dark fruit. Some sweetness, which is unusual. Sweet chocolate, light roasted coffee, black currants, anise, an unfortunate bubblegum flavor, sorghum and fudge all come calling. Very unique, enjoyable and sweet.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.31/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TylerJ
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a very dark, brown coloring with a thin, foamy layer of light tan head. Aromas of roasted coffee, subtle milk chocolate, sweet cream, hints of roast, and nutty highlights. Flavors are roasted and slightly smoky forward, with a solid follow of heavily roasted coffee. Ribbons of tangy cream and chocolate throughout, but more roasted and bitter at the tail end of the palate. Smooth, creamy, with a dry undercurrent. The aftertaste is dry roasted coffee and sweet milk chocolate, which lingers on well through the smooth, dry finish. Good beer.

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Photo of ImperatorScab
4.49/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ajscheffler
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GFD400
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of M216
4.72/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Delicious. Smooth with a tiny touch of bitter hops. Great color.

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Photo of Boone757
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -49.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Using the Begnel formula, the Alcohol Score is 12 oz. x 8.0% = 96, or 1.9 Bud Lights.

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Schlafly Irish-Style Extra Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 74.7% out of 100 with 490 ratings
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