Irish Dry Stout

Irish Dry Stout

Guiness is the most renowned Irish Stout on the market today. To keep a creamy mouthfeel most bars will pour it via Nitro lines; tap lines that use Nitrogen gas instead of CO2. All stouts were orginally brewed as “stout” porters; stronger and more roasted versions of classic porters. They are brewed with roasted barley which give it the distinctive coffee flavour.

Colour– dark brown to black, tan head

Aroma– bittersweet chocolate, espresso, roasted, burnt

Flavour– bittersweet chocolate, espresso, roasted, burnt

Mouthfeel– dry, creamy

Finish– short to medium, burnt bitterness

ABV– 4- 4.5%

Food Pairings– oysters, steak, rich food

Cheese Pairings– nutty cheeses, bleu cheeses

Dessert Pairings– chocolate desserts, coffee desserts

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