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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Made with a double brew stream that combines two types of malts, ale and stout. Carbonated. Uses Guinness yeast, triple hops and roasted barley.


LiebeBier's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2009
Bottle - A guiness is always enjoyable for a nice light stout. This version seems a bit creamier than the original. I prefer this a bit more and it has a bit more character holding it together.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
huleboer (1) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2013 does not count
Dark. Got to love it. Even after testing lots off beers its still one og the best :)..

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Wild Colonial. Draught. Eh..why do they bother. I could not tell this from the regular in a blind fold test.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Pretty good. The nose is roasty with coffee and toffee notes, perhaps a touch of chocolate. The beer is transparent black with a tan foam head. The taste is coffee and roast malt with notes of toffee and a light bitter touch. Smooth and fuller bodied. A lot like traditional draught, but with some additional complexity and a fuller body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - MAY 13, 2012
A cola colored beer with a tan head. Coffee bean and burnt toast malts in the nose. Sweet with coffee grounds and a bit of toffee. Not the beer I wanted it to be but still a nice brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (1916) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2013
On tap some 2 years ago. It pours black with a rocky, off-white head Smells of toast, caramel, and a little yeast Flavor is some chocolate, with a little sweetness. thin feel, lightly carbonated, with bittersweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (2600) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Bottle - no idea where it came from. Pours clear brown with a large beige creamy head that laces nicely. Aroma is very malty - roasted with molasses. Flavor is medium sweet, roasted malt, a bit of chocolate, raisin, some citric notes. Finish is very lightly bitter, lemon rind, dry. Body is light and watery. Seems more like brown ale than a stout to me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JakeSparks (124) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
had this a couple of years back, a pub near my house had it on tap for a couple of months- i think i drank all of it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Not quite good old guineas but was still good never understood the angst at this brew. It wasn't like coke and they changed the whole recipe. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lukas1274 (2) - - JUN 25, 2012 does not count
Definately the Best beer nevera pass it up just did like 10 car bombs this weekend

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anthony850 (210) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2013
A great combo of ale and stout ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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