Breckenridge Brewery reached out to Boundary Brewing Cooperative in Belfast, Ireland, in order to brew its seasonal Nitro Dry Irish Stout. Photograph by Mike Tish
Style: Dry Irish Stout
Serving Type: 15.2-ounce can
ABV: 4.8 percent
Hop Meter (1–10): 2
Malt Meter (1–10): 6.5
Reviewed: March 2017
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—Photo by Jesse R. Borell of Nocoast
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New Belgium Brewing Company's display at GABF. All photos by Tyra Sutak
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