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

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RATINGS: 369   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - AUG 19, 2008
A lot of things can paople say about GUinness but this one even room temperature is nice. I liked it and drank it ’till the bottom.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (2880) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2008
black coloured body with a off white head a roasted malty grainy aroma a roasted malty grainy taste with a grainy bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (2865) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Bottle Pours out a very dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Aroma of coffee and malt. tast of bitterness and coffee. A nice roast on it. A big thanks to my Brother in-law for picking this up for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2352) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2010 Black coloured beer with small off-white head and lots of carbonation. Malty roasted aroma. Full creamy sparkling palate. Finish is roasted bitter, rather strong finish. Ok, though guinness is not my dada.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2008
Bottle, Italy. Dark brown to black coloured, almost no carbonation and a small off-white head. Beer with a malty light orasted aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is light bitter, malty roasted. Less creamy than the original guinness, less good as well.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ljunkan (530) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2008
(33 cl bottle from Systembolaget). I don’t know if this is the right place to put my rating, but the alcohol percent (5%) did fit this one instead of "Guinness Original / Extra Stout".
Aroma: Burnt toffee, slight-coffee smell. Pretty weak.
Apperance: Ah, pretty nice. Very darkbrown, almost black with a white foam.
Flavour: Some coffee, roasted malt, slight note of milk chocolate. Slightly sour/bitter in the aftertaste.
Palate: Pretty smooth, but too thin.
Overall: An okay beer which I did appreciate more than the draught. It reminds me quite much of that one though, which is a minus. Boring, but drinkable. Nothing I will buy again.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Psylok (3) - , ITALY - JUL 20, 2008 does not count
the taste is really different from the on i’ve drank in dublin at the gravity bar. the italian version is really bitter and have a too strong coffe taste..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrFunk (80) - Sorumsand, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2008
330ml bottle at a bar in Borgo San Lorenzo. Pours just as beautifully as the draught, but slightly more exciting on the nose and palate. when can we see ths in Norway?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 1, 2008
Bottle 330 ml
Appearance: dark brown ale with large thick and creamy head.4+
Nose: Soft creamy aroma with gentle dark roast hints.6+
Flavor/Palate : Medium full bodied . Very creamy texture with slight acidic side , dark roasty feel played behind. Creamy texture covered everything else which is unfortunate. I would like to see more of toasted malt here.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikkopen (873) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2008
330 ml bottle. Pitch black with a thick, cloudy tan head. Sweet roasted malts and some coffee & chocolate in the aroma. Watery. Dry flavour of roasted malts. Dry, bitter, roasty aftertaste.


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