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Brewed by Ca l’Arenys - Cervezas Guineu
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Valls De Torrella, Spain

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
IronMaid (15) - ANDORRA - MAY 18, 2014
Poca espuma, molt sabrosa amb regust a caramel i xocolata. Força recomanable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaziopiwosz (356) - Warszawa / Wałbrzych, POLAND - SEP 6, 2013
Bought in Wine Palace store, Lloret de Mar, Spain. Bitter taste with maltu and caramel nutes. Hoppy and caramel palate with long, bitter finish. Gray-like head, medium thickness, stays for long on top. Dark honey colour, hazy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1052) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy dark brown color with beige head. Aroma of Chocolate, roasted malt, sweet in general. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt, medium sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (4217) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle, shared by MisoW, many thanks. dark brown color with medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, catamel, chocolate, coffee. Taste, roasted malt, caramel, notes of coffee. Good.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Karol (592) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 18, 2013
Bottled. A surprisingly tasty beer! Aroma os sugar, chocolate. Taste chocolate, caramel. Very tasty!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (1504) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle. Aroma portery. Chocolate, dark fruits. Hazy deep amber colour. Taste is chocolate, lightly smoky. Initially sweet, bitter towards finish with roasted.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2116) - Split, CROATIA - DEC 27, 2012
07/12 0.33 l bottle from L’Espumossa, Barcelona. The bottle made all the way around Spain to be enjoyed in the city where it was bought, on the last evening of our trip. It poured hazy brown reddish body with smaller head. Strong and nice caramel, chicory and chocolate aroma. Flavor was less sweet than expected, rather bitter with coffee and touch of raisins. Surprisingly simple and thin in body. Decent, but short, lightly bitter coffee and cocoa finish. Not bad anyway, but hoped for more after its aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3163) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2012
0.33l bottle. This is a dark cola-brown one with a medium sized lasting beige head. It smells of chocolate, dark malts, thin cold coffee and it also has a hint of leather. Not bad, and the chocolate is dominating. It has a soft oily mouthfeel and it’s average to soft carbonated. In taste it’s much the same. It’s a bit sweet, lots of chocolate and licorice, dark sweet malts and it feels quite harmonic and balanced. Liked this one! 09.08.2012

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 7, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Xérčs, chestnuts and cherry-like Munich malts meet before delving into a dryish, bitter finish for yet another compelling Guineu brew.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A ring of foam surrounds the cloudy dark brown.
-The first half of each sip is somewhat empty compared to the second half.
-There might have been too much yeast in the bottle...
-If they were going for an autumn-y flavor profile, they pretty much nailed it.
-Light oxydation made this brew very aromatic. This bottle-conditioned lager was only within days of its BB date...

Bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
yiannnos (711) - , CYPRUS - JUL 6, 2012
Dark brown colour. Some roasted malt, coffee notes, nothing special.


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