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

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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Only ratings of the 5.0% Version belong here. For Continental Europe, formerly to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-barley version, replacing the flaked barley.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, flaked barley, roasted barley, hops and hop-extract.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MotherBrother (898) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2012
Pour dark brown, with a huge fizzy and slightly off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, slight burned sugar, slight chocolate and the faintest hints of spruce... Taste is slightly bitter. Medium body, with a rather fizzy carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Astaldo (165) - Bremen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2012
Transferring my data before I used to rate at Ratebeer. Iíll add a more detailed description when I drink it again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
spkevin (433) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
Bottle bought at a German supermarkter. Very smooth Guinness. Coffee notes, smooth and roasted hints. Note; this was a 4.1% abv version. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (1246) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2012
Dark with a nice frothy offwhite head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is malty and sweet at first but rounded off with a nice bitterness. Medium roastyness. Medium body well carbonated.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thanatosti (1478) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Coop. Pours black with a huge tan head. Faint aroma of roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts en a hint of when you bite on the end of a pencil, a mix of wood and graphite, a bit ashlike. LIvely carbonation and a rather short aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (6458) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. A bit watery but still coffe-like. Too much carbo but enjoable and recommendable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Quite airy texture of foam, not as creamy as known. Typical taste of coffee with a gentle bitterness, but all together very smoothy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (3272) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
33 cl. bottle from Systembolaget, LuleŚ, 27.7.2012. Black with a massive, creamy beige head. Aroma with dark roasted malts, whisky, tar, coffee and a sweetness from dark, candid sugar. Taste is light bitter. Medium body with sticky texture. Finishes with lots of roasted malts, coffee and a hint of ash. A classic stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4986) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle.Tried during our holiday in Croatia August 2012. Not as bitter as the versions i have tried in the uk. Much smoother but still with that unique Guinness flavour. Very easy to drink on a delicious warm evening. One I will remember.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (7700) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle. Almost black with a large slightly tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, ash, malt and some coffee. Rather bitter finish. Thin and not that exciting.


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