swiseman (430) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, - MAY 27, 2013
0.9 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
I MUST have a bad bottle. This stuff can’t be that bad. Strong aroma of septic. Taste of boiled leaves and fermented grass. borderline drain-pour. Why would Guinness make something this bad?
zdunseth (15) - ISRAEL - OCT 28, 2014
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Bottle Oct 2014. Absolutely foul. Tried this a few years ago, and hated it. Nothing's changed. The burnt taste actually turns my stomach. Only beer on the planet that I'd rather pour out than drink.
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ffaoe (246) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
malty, slight roasty aroma. pitch black with little head. taste is slightly malty, slightly roasty. balanced, smooth finish
HIGHB4LL (612) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
11.2 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Williston. Appearance: half finger light khaki head, black color, opaque, good lacing. Aroma: earthy molasses, light licorice, light roasted grain. Palate: full body, soft carbonation, light bitter and dry finish, oily texture. Taste: sweet malt into a light roasted grain astringency, aftertaste is light licorice that lasts. Overall, surprisingly good, nothing amazing or standout about this beer, but smooth tastes and palate.
lbcgreg (29) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
1.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Plain dark lager with a slight roasted malt flavor. Very clean finish. A simple lager.
daniel0017 (391) - Yukon, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark, semi-opaque body with ample bubbly tan head. Aromas of grass, corn, roasted barley (in that order). Flavour is weak compared to its stoutly homologue but still bears some likeness. Weak, dilute MF. I’d rename this "Budweiser, Dark Roast".
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
"light but pleasant aroma and flavor of roasted malts, caramel and/or mollasses. refreshing dark beer...nicely done. i was not a fan of Guinness til the foreighn extra got there (that beer is awesome) but this one is quite pleasant even though light. nothing that’ll blow you away, but quite nice all-around."
Darwenus (560) - Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2014
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Pours dark brown, almost black, with very little foam. The aroma is a little bit of charcoal, a little bit of coffee, and average lager notes. The flavor is slightly sweet and rich, but the after-taste is godawful. Medicinal. A little astringent. I won’t have this again.
BierMeHoos (127) - Maryland, USA - SEP 23, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
From a bottle. Black pour with a very thin head. Sweet malt aroma. Sweet on the palette and all around just ok. Not a fan just kind of blah.
ILduce (207) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Black beer? More like, blah beer. The appearance is nice, but that’s it. You really have to reach for the Nutty, malty, roasty nose. Taste is of weak malt flavourings, bread crumbs and old coffee. Just boring. Guinness, don’t quit your day job.
digopossobon (295) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Muito creme. Castanho e denso. Líquido negro e opaco.
Aroma adocicado e alcoólico. Intensidade média para baixa. Um pouco de canela. Muito bom.
Pouco densa. Típico sabor de café torrado. Um pouco picante. Muito mais suave que a Guinness original. Bastante amarga.