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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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The basis is an unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract shipped from Dublin, which is added to local pale malt ingredients and brewed locally. The Malaysian version has in recent years seen an ABV downgrade to 6.8%.

The FES currently (2010) found in Hong Kong is the Malaysian version, as is the FES found in Cambodia.

As of 2011, this is the version now found in the People’s Republic of China, which formerly had a 5% version. That version no longer exists, so Chinese FES ratings should go here.


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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rcasta (839) - - MAY 10, 2012
claro, la típica como se me iba a pasar el rating de esta. siempre presente en shim tsat tsui


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Manslow (217) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Butelka na lotnisku w Kuala Lumpur 2014r. Kolor czarny, piana trwała trzyma się dobrze.Aromat kawy, karmelu.Smak palonego słodu, lekka kawa, kremowe. Dobrze nagazowane pijalne piwo. Podano mocno schłodzone, drogie jak to na lotnisku.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (836) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 19, 2015
Aroma: Medium Rich, dark chocolate, dark malt, creamy. No hops. Light cherries Appearance: Black body with red hues. Medium, creamy light-brown head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium bready, dark malt, dark chocolate, medium roasty, light cherries, Medium-dry finish with lingering roastiness. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Great beer! 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 13D. Foreign Extra Stout

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6818) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 17, 2015
Can thanks to Jeremy. Pours a black color with a medium white head. A big sweet malty earthy metallic nose. The flavor is big sour metallic roast. Very much a Guinness fes. Sharp with chocolate and toast. Lovely.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sibarh (140) - Białystok, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Puszka 0,32, alkohol 6.8 %. Kolor - czarny, pod światło rubinowy, klarowny. Piana - beżowa, drobna, wysoka i trwała. Zapach - lekki kawowo-palony. Smak - średnia kawa, lekko palone, średnia słodycz, bez kwasku, średnia goryczka. Bardzo poprawne.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5167) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Der gewöhnliche Klassiker, auf den ich mich aber dann doch ordentlich gefreut hatte. Das war schön schwer, mildmalzig und mit einem wunderbar würzigen Abschluss, der etwas Geröstetes, aber auch etwas Süßes an sich hatte, das einen ausgewogenen Abschluss kreierte.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (5170) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2015
Country 105 / 244 - thank you Culchiem for this bottle! The beer has got a deep black colour with a steady creamy head and medium body. Aroma of roasted malt and torf with some hints of coffee. Taste of grounded coffee, chocolate, torf, woods, malt and dark bread. Easy drinkable, solid beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omikr0n (792) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 6, 2015
Can. Pours black with unimpressive light brown head. Aroma is very mild of roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt, hint of mint, slightly wooden and hoppy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3425) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 18, 2015
The head is brown and ok, the body black. It smells fruity, fermented fruity, strong, bit plum. The taste is plum, alcoholic, creamy, bit coffee, sweet. Not as good as the most other Guinness beers, but drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piw (284) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2015
Der höhere Alkoholgehalt gegenüber dem Original macht sich bemerkbar. Das Bier schmeckt dadurcht etwas trocken und "pelzig". Ansonsten wie das Original.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ston3s42 (26) - - DEC 15, 2014
Very nice dark appearance. Bigger hints of coffee and roasted barley than draught Guinness


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