Brewed by Guinness Nigeria
Style: Foreign Stout
Lagos, Nigeria


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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Bottle: unpasteurised.
Ingredients: Malt (containing barley); Sorghum; Maize; Hops.
The basis is an unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract shipped from Dublin, which is added to local ingredients and brewed locally.

kerolasa's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, - SEP 13, 2012
Rough beer. As usual with guinness there is not enough malts or hops, but they have this time been able to come up with the strangest stinging aroma which has something to do with herbal aroma. I can not think not think jagermeister. I am not convinced. A good stout should not taste like this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1419) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 25, 2015
Pours a dark brown color, almost black, topped with a decent tan colored head. Aroma of roasted malt asome notes of coffee. Taste starts sweet and malty, roasty presence and some coffee as well. A little soy sauce in there. Not bad, but I prefer the original one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle at Guinn’s house thanks to Casey - a bottle he had saved since 2005, I believe. Pours dark black with a thin mocha head. Aroma is iron, malty, chocolate, burnt malts. Very interesting. Very different from other versions I’ve had. Really interesting. Thankful to have tried this. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2112) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle after bottle at Kenny’s Island. Pours Black with a tan head. Aroma of burnt sugar, roasted malt and cake dough. It’s full flavoured perhaps a little on the sweet side but bursting with character. Chocolate, raisins, stewed prunes and boooze. Nice powdery bitterness on the end. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leebotton (311) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Big and Black with a beautiful, thick, strong choccoccino head. Big molassesy aroma with some liquorice and a subtle sort of ice-creaminess (probably marmite flavoured ice cream!). The flavour is heavily malty, of course as the Nigerians love their non-alcoholic malt drinks which are ’strong’ in a sense anyway, this Guinness is for the bad men, strong in so many ways! The malt is overpowering with liqorice and creamy tobacco flavours but there’s a noticeable hop backbone too but which has been completely overpowered by the malt, which is cool, because this is more of a tasty alcoholic malt drink than it is just a beer and it really does encapsulate (but also corrupts) something very prominent about Nigerian culture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Stout4stout (26) - neath, WALES - APR 29, 2015
Very interesting stout! I got talking to a Nigerian chap in the Tesco beer isle & he pointed me towards this style of Guinness which I’d never encountered before. Extra Stout has a very big Flavour - it’s definitely not a subtle beer. It’s slightly more viscous than bottled Guinness Original. 7.5% alcohol volume compared to 4.2% volume of Guinness Original. Appearance - think liquid Marmite. The very bitter maltiness dominates with a tantalising hint of licorice, burnt coffee, dark bitter chocolate & molasses. There is also a fruity hint a little like prune juice, (the Sorghum perhaps?) I really didn’t know what to make of it on the first bottle, or the second, I really started warming to it by the 3rd and appreciating all the complex subtastes. By the 4th bottle I was hooked. I would love to try this as a draught! Excellent job Guinness / Nigeria - this will take some beating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Manslow (379) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Butelka w sąsiednim Kamerunie 2005r. z przemytu.Czarny głęboki kolor, piana gęsta, kremowa.Aromat karmelowo czekoladowy. Smak czekolady i nuty wanilii. Bardzo dobre piwo. głęboki ciemny kolor, gęsta, kremowa szarawy beż głowy, który trwa na wieki; nieco słaby aromat kawy i śliwki, być może niektóre czekolady, a także; Smak czekolady, kawy, śliwki, niektóre nutą imbiru, tytoniu i być może niektóre wanilii; doskonały smak, mniej intensywny i złożony aromat - tak, nadal bardzo dobre

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (2001) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
Malt, corn and alcohol in fragrance. The taste is of dark malt, caramel, citrus and coal. Truly a blend of flavor. Something I think I never bin part of. Maybe even a slight fruitiness and coffee towards the end of the taste. Wonderful bitterness in the aftertaste that fills the mouth forever. A very mixed flavor of this beer makes me hesitant but still curious. A special Guinness I liked the strong. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RuneStumo (2409) - FŘRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
28.03.2015. 0,325l Bottle. Bought in Copenhagen summer 2014. Black colour with off-white head. Aroma of red berries, coffee and liqorice. Sharp aroma. Taste and mouthfeel is a little weaker. Flavour of coffee and liqorice and berries. But its a little thin. Low on bitterness. There is some strange flavours here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bp15092001 (77) - - MAR 19, 2015
Det må jeg sige! En fantastisk lækker unik mørk oplevelse. Uhm :-) Fedt at prøve denne udgave af en Guinness... Mørk mørk bitter sort lakrids toner - så fuglene synger!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sibarh (153) - Białystok, POLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Kolor - czarny, chyba klarowny. Piana - drobna, beżowa, średnio wysoka, średnio trwała. Zapach - wyraźny palono-kawowy, aż za mocny. Smak - potwornie mocna nuta kawowo-czekoladowa, palone, z nutką kwaskowatą, średnio słodkie, mocna goryczka. Gęste, wręcz oleiste. W zasadzie nie smakowało mi. Za mocne. W składzie sorgo (proso).

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