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Moher Export Irish Imperial Stout | Short's Brewing Company

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3.96/5
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Moher Export Irish Imperial StoutMoher Export Irish Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by StoutHunter on 03-17-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,980
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
63
pDev:
8.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 9
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3.51/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of DanGeo
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4.28/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergorrilla
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gardmark59
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Acuity
4.38/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deakin
3.45/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of md655321
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bung
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Best brew I've had from these guys since the barrel aged Aphasia.

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Photo of docoman
3.38/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alaskannomad
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Interesting idea to "imperial" an Irish Stout. Chocolate aroma and taste. Quite heavy alcohol flavor and bitterness. Light body.

Overall a good beer. Perhaps could use a bit more malt body to balance out the higher abv.

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3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.52/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of masterofsparks
3.87/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MallyOMight
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.38/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours pitch black with out the slightest hint of brown in it. a centimeter, at most, of a tannish head that fades away pretty quickly. very slight lacing and alcohol legs as it swirls. completely dark and opaque.

Smell: booze, chocolate oatmeal, dry roasted character.

Taste: opens up with a hint of dark fruit, quickly taken over by dry and roasted, almost charred malt. chocolate flavored oatmeal comes through pretty strongly. ends with more charred malt, almost with some smoke, and a nice booziness.

Mouthfeel: light and extremely dry. bitterness from roasted malts lingers. alcohol warmth throughout.

Overall: a top notch beer from shorts, I really like their big and dark stuff. This beer takes all the good traits of an irish stout and throws them into a deliciously boozy and flavorful beer.

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3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sparty1224
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving: 12 oz. bottle poured into a Cigar City snifter. Bottled on 3/4/15, making this a little over two months old.

A: Pours a somewhat thin, watery body. Not completely pitch black. Almost no head with a soft pour, but able to generate a nice tan 1/4-finger head with a vigorous pour down the middle.

S: Lots of dark, dry malts. Big dry, bitter chocolate notes. Like chocolate shavings. Some raisin, black licorice, anise. Also quite boozy on the nose, like a red wine almost.

T: Very bitter chocolates, black licorice, raisins. Other than that, not many specific flavors coming through. Just a lot of dark malt, almost no hop balance.

M: Quite thin. Medium carbonation. Very, very boozy and alcoholic. Also not very balanced as this is just one bit malt bomb. Very dry.

O: Not very familiar with this "Dry Irish Stout" or "Export Stout" style. For me, it's like an American Imperial Stout, just with a lot less character and way more booze. And that's just not exciting. This is a big, boozy malt bomb. It's not terrible, but just not extremely enjoyable. Might be nice on St. Patty's Day if you want to get drunk quickly, but still drink good beer.

Recommendation: I'll leave this one for the die-hard Short's fans (like me). Otherwise, there's better Double Stouts and even Irish Stouts across Michigan to grab instead. Short's Uncle Steve's Irish Stout is actually a really good beer and would be my recommendation here. I think that one is like the "single" version of this beer and has much more character and isn't as boozy. Check it out.

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3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours black with a very thin tan head. Lots of sticky lacing.

S - Aromas of chocolate and oatmeal.

T - The taste starts with very strong roasted malts and lots of charred wood. The is some dark chocolate, oatmeal, and dark fruits in the flavor. The alcohol is noticeable in the finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Mouthfeel is soft with an extremely dry finish.

O - This is a decent beer. The flavors seem to be a bit too bitter and unbalanced.

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Moher Export Irish Imperial Stout from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 63 ratings
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