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Brewed by Guinness Nigeria
Style: Foreign Stout
Lagos, Nigeria

bottled
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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


SarkyNorthener's rating

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SarkyNorthener (1736) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Roasted malt aroma. Black beer with a large beige head. The taste is dark roasted malts and hops. The hops are quite bitter and resinous. A nice addition to the Guinness extract. It is medium bodied and smooth. A very good Foreign stout.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (2937) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
How: Can.
Where: Had at home, given my omhper.
Appearance: Black colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, some liquorice and fruit.
Body: Thin body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Slightly burned malt, sweet, some liquorice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolfcarnival (57) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 21, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2014 Had this a few times from kennys island. its fucking magic. gotta go more often really cuz i always have a good night. pours near black with a poppy tan head. great aroma of coffee, xmas pudding, dark chocolate and roasted grain. similar taste, dark dried fruits, coke, roasty malts and some bitterness. its sweet and spicy and dry but still creamy. totally delicious

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevnic2008 (7669) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2014
Dark brown color. Light coffee aroma. Light coffee and light alcohol flavor. Smooth finish. Sweet. Moderate carbonation. Spare lacing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (1555) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2014
65?cl bottle shared@kevnic2008’s exotic Kurstadt tasting 12/07/2014, thanks! This weird ride of a familiar Guinness round starts with a sourish rubber nose, truck tire wafting underneath a leaden sun. Astringent palate. I suspect the sorghum (and also, apparenly mais) introduces the memorable benchmark weirdness to the all too familiar taste, going into very complex earthy and vegetal aromatics, vegemite accompanied by liquorice cough drop, ricola and milk chocolate. Virtually none of that good for you creaminess. Not sure if I enjoyed it, but every sip was a full-on condensed discovery ride across a continent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2509) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle thanks to SarkyNorthener cheers Martin; dark brown almost black pour with creamy tan head, dark fruit and chocolate aroma, taste has liquorice, dark fruits, sweet chocolate, a surprising but pleasant amount of bitterness, definitely got more hop character than your standard Guinness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (3752) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle 33cl, @goutte d’or Paris. This version is less creamy, more caramel notes and licorice, even some lactose notes, good anyway.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Splitenz (329) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2014
That Dublin beers stronger African cousin adds a lot to the Guinness experience. With stronger notes of toffee and laid down fruits, it ups the performance of the oats and hops and give you the bitterness and alcohol you miss when drinking regular Guiness. A very fine version of the black stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6909) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2014
Dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee. Geschmack röstmalzig, schokoladig, Kaffee, dunkle reife Früchte.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanelst (118) - AUSTRIA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and plums. Taste is really weird: sour/bittersweet with a long lasting roasted coffee and malt taste. Certainly an interesting brew, not at all what I expected, but quite unbalanced and thus far out. I still enjoyed it somehow.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hanoi (362) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Nose is sugary latte, roast, a little hazelnut,slight chocolate, very appealing. The taste is not as good as the nose plum, sugar, toasted malts, milk, a slightly sour lemon tone in the mid pallet which is not well integrated. An uneven beer, with a great nose but some odd falvours in the mix.


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