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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Foreign Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
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RATINGS: 573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special version of bottled Guinness for Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Brewed in Ireland for Anthony Martin.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (165) - SPAIN - MAR 18, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2015 Bottle. Big brownish head very persistent. Very dark brown, black in fact. Aroma is dark fruits, prune and caramel. Flavor is roasted and burnt malts, cocoa, plum, liquorice, burnt sugar with some alcohol presence. Long aftertSte. A very good foreign stout!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2375) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2015
18.03.2015. 0,33l Bottle. From Copenhagen. Black colour with off-white head. Aroma is fruity and kind of winey. Dark malts with a sour fresh fruity mouthfeel. Body is pretty rich with both malts and alcohol. There is also some bitterness at the back to balance. Surprisingly good!!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (786) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 10, 2015
BIt of sweetness on the nose, but a far superior version of Guinness (at least compared to what we see).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (556) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle, pours black with a tan head. Nose: chocolate, dark fruit, caramelTaste: chocolate, roast, caramel, liquorice. Miedium-high sweet, medium bitterness, full body,creamy texture, soft carbonation. Long bittersweet chocolate finish. Lovely stout, which is a bit like a belgian strong ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bamsen78 (4277) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy very dark brown with creamy, stable light tan head. Clear aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, and chocolate, with touches of coffee. Bitterish, roasty onset, complemented by sweet notes of chocolate and caramel malt. Touches of coffee beans. Roasty aftertaste with sweetish hints. Discreet but warming alcohol presence. Well-balanced and very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (217) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle. Aroma and taste mainly roasted malts, quite unlike the draught Guinness and in the general direction of Belgian ales. Full body, lasting malty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5369) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
Smooth malty, sticky beginning. The beer is malty-roasty. Intense with hints of sourness. The aftertaste is stick and bitter, nice round, intense, great!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kleurplaatje (85) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2015 Sweet, creamy brew with a bitter touch. Taste lingers long. Bit milky, some roasty touches. Beautiful creamy mouthfeel. Good one. Much, much softer than the usual Guinness.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CharlieFields (10) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 29, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Bottle from El Corte Inglés (Barcelona, Spain). Appearance: Deep black color. Hazy body. Low carbonation. Medium, creamy, thick, pale brown and lingering head. Aroma: Roasted sweet malts. Earthy hops. Taste: Lightly sweet. Palate: Full and creamy body. Lightly alcoholic. Roasted and sweet aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omanson (49) - - JAN 27, 2015
Superbe stout, Sombre, charbonneuse, touche de café grillé, amère sans l’être trop , finale mi longue, amère et maltée.


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