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

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RATINGS: 629   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Guinness Black Lager is cold-brewed with roasted barley to deliver the refreshing taste of lager with the unique character of Guinness. Enjoy ice cold straight from the bottle.

Known as Premium Beer in Malaysia, where it is 5%.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2011
33 cL bottle at Sunset Grill. Pours dark brown to black with a creamy, tan and semi lasting head. Aroma is roasted malty and light breadish, mild cornish too. Cornish, toasted malty and dark breadish. Light metallic and bitter flavoured. Dark roasted and dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (13455) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel notes and hops.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (11884) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 10, 2012
Bottled 330ml @JFK Airport, NY
Dark brown color, good creamy beige head. Grainy, slightly toasted, ashy aroma. Light to medium bodied. Light toasted flavor, vegetables, a bit grainy. Fizzy, coloured pale lager. Waste of 9.99 dollars.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (11770) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 25, 2010
Bottle, KL. Dark chestnut colour. Thin head. The aroma is thin, chocolatey-cookiesh (think Oreo with less sugar) with vague nuances of earthiness/mushrooms. Light body. Not of a lot of character. Itís clean, with some rather vague roasty/chocolatey notes. Thin finish. Drinks very easy. Fairly inoffensive beer that stylistically probably slots in as a very light schwarzbier.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 17, 2012
(330ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of raisins, anise, chocolate, and roasted malt. Flavor of raisins, roasted malt, anise, light ash, some chocolate, and plum.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2011
12oz bottle, thanks BeerandBlues2. Cola-black body topped by beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, light burnt. Taste is medium sweet, roast, light burnt. Light-medium body, lightly watery.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11001) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2012
11.2oz bottle-pours black with a big tight tan head. Aroma is roasty dark malt, earthy. Taste is roasty dark malt, 2nd earthy hops. Medium Body.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10340) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Pours black with a slight creamy tan head. Odor is light citrus followed by very dark malt. Med minus body. Flavor is thin dark malt. It is bitter. However, this is not a substantial beer. But it is rather flavorful.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10072) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Bottle. Poured a dark clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting and produced good lacing. Moderate toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of short duration. Soft drinkable brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10058) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
bottle. Creamt off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. light bitter flavor. Light bitter finish. Oily palate.


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