DYCSoccer17 (3012) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Purchased at Progressive Foods in Montego Bay. The aroma on this is really interesting. Itís super spicy and peppery, with some of the underlying roasted and toasted malt character. Some metallic character is also there, with some anise making a strong showing, too. Itís Guinness, but totally different. Opaque dark mahogany body with a medium, creamy tan head that is strong. Attractive. Starts with lots of anise an licorice character. Becomes leathery and somewhat roasted in the middle. Strong anise character also comes through later with a bit of a saltiness on the palate. Spiciness is present late. Super gnarly...not a huge fan of all the anise, though.
tnkw01 (581) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep, dark color. Some off white head. Taste was Guinness with molasses in it. Aroma was sweet, corn syrup.
Imaena (846) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I drink this frequently as I travel to KE and TZ several times a year for work. The additives give a lot of off flavours in this that you do not have in regular draught Guinness. I have tried it in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Malawi in addition to TZ and KE and it is the same brew in every place at 6.5%. Sometimes brewed by Bellís brewery in Uganda, sometimes by KE breweries, and sometimes by Serengetti. I like the west african version better. Still its the best beer going in the horn of Africa.
ComradeK (732) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle. Pours a deep, opaque black, with a large beige head, which lasts reasonably well and leaves good lacing. The aroma is fairly muted, with moderate espresso notes and some faint lemon and herbal hops notes. Prickling citric hops up front give way to some espresso and dark chocolate notes. There is some pleasant bitter cocoa in a drying finish. A fairly simplistic stout, but (since mine was brewed under licence in Dar es Salaam) I would have no hesitation in pronouncing it to be the best beer made in Tanzania, although this is emphatically not a huge compliment.
luttonm (1630) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
300ml bottle in South Sudan. From Kenya. Sweet, ruddy black malts with a distinct sour tinge. Strong bodied stout, with some hop bitterness. Really quite nice, and unexpectedly good break in this tiny town Iím in.
jmagnus87 (1390) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
11.2oz bottle drank from the bottle. Pretty much regular Foreign Extra with something slightly sour and a little more hops. I would drink it again though given the chance. Much better than the free Red Stripe at the resort.
Boutip (3971) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Poured a black color stout with a large brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of black chocolate with some lactose notes are quite interesting and different then the aroma of the regular version. Taste is also dominated by loads of black chocolate notes with some sweet undertones with lactose notes. Body is thinner then I would have expected with some good carbonation. Enjoyable in the sense that there is not much else to drink that is somewhat interesting in Kenya.
Ughsmash (6669) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled, Jamaican. Poured medium-deep brown with a nice, sticky beige head. The aroma picked up sweet molasses and licorice notes with some vanilla bean and lightly-smoked malts too.. sweet and welcoming. The flavor found a mess of burnt dark sweetness at the core.. sharp oxidation cut through and rode out the finish along with nondescript bitterness.. ugly in the end. Medium-bodied with poor sweet/sharp interplay on the palate.. seemed past its prime.
onystrom (1308) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can 33cl. Dark color with great head. Traditional Guinness with smooth palate. Raisins and caramel
chrisv10 (7860) - DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, medium sweet, caramel, little toffee and a little butter.