O'Hara's Irish Stout
Carlow Brewing Company

O'Hara's Irish StoutO'Hara's Irish Stout
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Carlow Brewing Company
Irish Dry Stout
Ranked #19
Ranked #17,459
3.87 | pDev: 11.63%
Nov 26, 2023
Dec 27, 2001
The flagship of the O’Hara’s brand, this uniquely Irish stout brings one back to how Irish stouts used to taste. First brewed in 1999, it has since been awarded prestigious honours for its quality and authenticity.

O’Hara’s Irish Stout has a robust roast flavour complemented by a full-bodied and smooth mouth feel. The generous addition of Fuggle hops lends a tart bitterness to the dry espresso-like finish. This sessionable stout beer is filled with rich complex coffee aroma mingled with light liquorice notes. The combination of traditional stout hops with an extra pinch of roast barley allows us to stay true to Irish tradition, recreating a taste so often yearned for by stout drinkers.
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Rated: 3.89 by binno from Canada (ON)

Nov 26, 2023
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Reviewed by Jmsandberg17 from Missouri

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
330mL bottle pours a very deep brown-black color with a very thin cap of dark tan-colored head that mostly disappears pretty quickly. Smells of burnt molasses, coffee, and vanilla. Flavorful but thin malt character with lots of charred/burnt flavor that closes to a slightly sour-bitter flavor. medium to full body with a moderate carbonation mouthfeel and a sour aftertaste.

I was hoping this would be really good, but I guess I'm still on the hunt for a really nice Irish Stout. This was okay, but nothing about it was very memorable or particularly well-done; kind of disappointing.
Jul 24, 2023
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Rated by mpk2020 from Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Draft in barcelano
Jul 20, 2023
Rated: 3.68 by TrashPanda93 from Canada (SK)

May 30, 2023
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
nitro can poured into plastic cup (music venue)

black in color, thick cream colored head, head sticks around through the whole pint. mild cocoa aroma, taste is nice milk chocolate and roasty coffee. off-dry finish, smooth feel from the nitro pour.
Mar 25, 2023
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Reviewed by TheHammer from Canada (ON)

3.3/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Going to do a short review, no head but black as night, smells of dry coffee and nuts, taste is mildly burnt toffee malt, that has a black licorice middle and an espresso end, carbonation just isn't there but appreciably thick. This is a perfectly serviceable stout, but nothing here is blowing me away. Their Leann Folláin is far better then this offering.
Mar 24, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by axxe from New York

Feb 22, 2023
Rated: 3.84 by JTuomi from Finland

Jan 03, 2023
Rated: 4.1 by Wisconsin_IPA_Lover from Wisconsin

Dec 28, 2022
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Reviewed by anotherpint from Arizona

3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Dark brew with mild nose. Smooth taste of roasted hops with some coffee and nut notes. Long, very dry finish. Disappointing head, but I may have had too many nitro brews lately which always excel in that. Bought a bottle of this because of high rating according to store. But this is nothing special. I wanted Guinness Foreign Extra Stout with a higher ABV, which somehow I've never had.
Nov 30, 2022
Rated: 3.79 by desint from Belgium

Aug 17, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Beecham from California

Aug 15, 2022
Rated: 3.87 by walt5 from Delaware

Aug 07, 2022
Rated: 3.78 by Shiredave from New York

May 28, 2022
Rated: 4.03 by BlueSpader from Washington

May 08, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

May 03, 2022
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Reviewed by mikeg67 from New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
440 ml can. Pours brown with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malt, dark fruit, cacao and vanilla. Body is medium, creamy and smooth. Taste is of nutty, toasted malt, coffee, chocolate, brown sugar, dark fruit and earthy hops. Finish is long and dry. Nice brew.
Apr 05, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by CRObighit2 from Canada (ON)

Apr 02, 2022
Rated: 4.24 by bump8628 from Oklahoma

Mar 21, 2022
Rated: 3.78 by Hazey92 from New York

Mar 17, 2022
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