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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 336   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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For Continental Europe, to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-malt version, replacing the flaked barley.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guorlan (6) - - MAR 5, 2014 does not count
Can definitely drink a lot of this, like the famous compact and persistent head, the mellow bitterness and satisfying aftertaste. A beer to drink at mealtimes and not only at the pub, would stick to the cans or draught though as the bottled stuff is definitely less pleasing at least to me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (1887) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2014
Clear dark ruby with lacing light brown foam head. Aroma is light coffee. Taste is same, bit sparkling. decent beer. On top #1800. (Velp 201403)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (6416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours clear dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (229) - CROATIA - FEB 26, 2014
Beautiful black color, staying thick brown head. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Aroma is coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Dry bitter finish. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Discore (56) - - FEB 23, 2014
Botttle. Black/deep brown, small beige head. Roasted coffee and sugar aroma. Sweet, yet metallic taste. Soft to flat carbonation, with a bit oily texture and medium body. Drinkable, yet I’m not a fan.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
holdan (251) - USA - FEB 23, 2014
Dark with nice soft head. Aroma roasted notes. Taste; roasted bittersweet malty, fruity, A bit watery. Light/medium palate. Carb aver. Finish bittersweet roasted notes.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
JimmyBoy74 (104) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. Svart färg. Doftar kaffe och choklad. Smakar kaffe rostat och lite bröd och rostat korn. .

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mejs (81) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Pours black, with nice head, but not as nice as Draught. Aroma is some coffee, chocolate. Taste is mostly dark malts with some coffee aftertaste. Dry body, easy to drink. Medium carbonation. Good example of a dry stout

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
vinivini (296) - BELARUS - FEB 4, 2014
Deep brown colour, foamy beige head. Aroma of bread, coffee, roasted malt, herbs. Medium body but watery texture. The taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Dry bitter finish & aftertatse. Generally not impressive at all.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiffNilsson (168) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
Påtagligt bättre än syskonet på burk, men de finns betydligt bättre stouts.


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