Marduk (5848) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Huge size, thick and creamy tan head, stays. Roast, caramel, sweet, tiny bit of molasses in aroma. Nice roasted malts, candy caramel, sweet in taste. Long lasting sweet, almost ashy, roasted malts in aftertaste. Roast bitterness on tongue. Nice brew!
SinH4 (2306) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
800th rating and one if the last missing styles in my list. Black color with big tan head. Roasted malts, a bit metallic (not irritating though), some fruitiness, can?t quite tell which one. Taste is roasted malts, some fruits again, burnt. Some chocolate. Dry finish. Low carbonation, feels a bit buttery. Full-bodied and dry at the same time. This has much more flavour than the classic Guinness, but the drinkability suffers a bit.
martjoobolut (2725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,33L bottle (from beerExpress, Tallinn). Pours dark brown-black with light brown head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is salty, metallic, roast, malt. Flavor is sweet, bitter, roast, metallic, buttery, with licorice and burnt notes. Finish is roast-malt bitter and has some alcohol. Overall: solid brew. A lot better than the regular Guinness we get here.
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Guinness as it should be. Rich chocolate, dark roast, bitter... Slight copper very nice ones
TheCametron (2314) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 8, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle back at the room. I love that Belgium has it’s own Guinness. Must be the only European foreign export. Pours Black with a Beige head. Advanced charred malty sweetness on the nose. Lots of roasted malt character but with fruity sweetness and a hit of booze. Chocolatey charred bitterness. There’s a lot going on. I’m a big fan of the non-traditional Guinnesses. This is probably my favourite.
McSherman (485) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 6, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tiefschwarz mit recht beständigem hellbraunem Schaum. Geruch: Tolle Aromen von Röstmalz, Karamell, getrocknete Früchte. Sehr einladend! Geschmacklich beginnt das Bier mit einer leichten Süße und einer Aromenvielfalt von stark geröstetem Malz, Kaffee, Schokolade, Rauch. Sehr komplex! Dazu gesellt sich eine leichte Bitterkeit, die einen langen Abklang einleitet. Dazu eine wunderbar passende ölige Textur.
peponi (1319) - Mainz, GERMANY - JUN 6, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma: roasted smoked notes, coffee, dried fruits.
Appearance: dark color, nice creamy head.
Taste: acid and smoked, roasted dark malts, dried fruits, bitter chocolate, coffee, semi-dry, bonfire.
Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, ashy rosted finish.
Overall: Really good stuff, nice smoked notes and deep compex taste.
MrTipple (3099) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: toasted malts, coffee, chocolate, alcohol. Appearance: black, medium, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, yet some sweetness as well, intense toasted malts, chocolate, dry cacao, coffee, dry finish. Overall: nice Foreign Stout - is this really any better than the other Guinness FE, can’t really tell. Bottle from Utobeer, London Bridge.
Salmaneser (100) - BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2015
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours a dark brown, almost black beer and brown head. Strong aroma, roasted malt, chocolate, brown sugar, coffee, mokka and some dark fruits. Taste starts off sweet, followed by bitterness and some sourness. Palate is too lively, should be more creamy.
minutemat (3841) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Pours black with generous off-white head. Taste is rich and smooth with a nice sweetness ahead of bitter roasted malts. Hardly recognisable as Guinness, beefed up with flavour and infinitely more drinkable. This is Guinness brewed to it’s full potential.