Thursday, March 28, 2013
Irish Style Extra Stout
This is Shlafly's Foreign Extra Stout and has 8% abv. It pours a nice dark brown with ample tan head. It has a pretty thick mouth feel that is almost chewy. It smells like sweet roasted goodness.
I have had a lot of stouts this St. Patty's Day and this was probably my favorite. I even went out to grab another six pack in hops of making the season last a little bit longer.
I give it a 4.5 it was totally my favorite St. Patty's Day find.
Sweet malt nose. Boozy heat. Medium body, slight bitter finish.
I just. I just didn't like it, and this will probably leave me with the least eloquent review so far. It just felt too sweet, not enough malt, and then add in the booze and it just felt disjointed to me. I think this is a case of my palate not being really attuned to this one.
I give it a 3