yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a deep redish glare and a tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, light breadish. Roasted breadish and vague metallic flavoured. Dry breadish and dark malty flavoured into the finish, simple malty and with a good level of bitterness.
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. A chestnut-brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and hints of burnt malt. The flavor is sweet and very roasted with strong notes of roasted malt as well as medium notes of chocolate, prunes, and bread, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks KimJohansen for sharing.
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of KimJohansen. Warm reddish brown with a soild beige head. Hard roasted malts. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, hard roasted malt - slightly burned - and a hint of vanilla. Very malt bitter finish. 261009
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small longlasting creamy off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish roasted malty chocolate and molasses flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Almost white. Light brown body. Cookiesh, almost biscuity note and some light black malts on the nose. More directly roasty, bitter and nutty than regular Guinness and with rich cocoa. Nice - closer to the beer I knew when I first had Guinness.
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a deep mahogany with a medium beige head that quickly diminishes. Aroma of roasted malt, toasted grain, cocoa, and some coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, and hops (earthy) with a somewhat thin, well carbonated mouthfeel and moderately bitter finish.
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 18, 2009
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(draft) Small tan head atop dark brown body. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, roast, light chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, coffee without the bitterness, some chocolate. Smooth light-medium body.
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
11.2oz bottle–pours a foamy light brown head and black with red color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty. Taste is dark malt-roasty/peat, some earthy hops, slight licorice. Easy. Medium body. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for sharing.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: Guinness 250
Date: May 08, 2009
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: black, fine tan head, bits of lace
Aroma: dry roasted malt aroma, touch of dark chocolate
Body: creamy body but it does not live up to nitro creamyness
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor, more sour mast tartness than the regular Guinness, hint of bitter dark chocolate, milky chocolate sweetness starts to appear as it warms, lasting bitter finish
Overall: a bit bigger than the regular Guinness but not much more exciting
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
bhensonb (10692) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2009
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours black with a decent tan head. Aromas of lighter fruits and darker malts. Medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is dark toasted malt and mild fruit, with chocolate and coffee. Finishes neither sweet nor bitter. Relatively dry. A big improvement over the 125 calorie stuff.