Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Foreign Stout
Dublin, Ireland


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RATINGS: 580   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Special version of bottled Guinness for Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Brewed in Ireland for Anthony Martin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Butters (3966) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2015
33cl bottle in Granada just outside of Alhambra. Inky black pour with fair ring of off-white head. Sweet molasses and sarsaparilla with raisin and toffee notes. Some lacto-ish sweetness on the finish. Damn tasty. Especially after drinking pale lagers everywhere.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (717) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2015
Jet black with a thin beige head. Well carbonated and the taste is strong in coffee. Much more bold in taste than the commonly available Guinness counterpart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1068) - LATVIA - DEC 29, 2014
Dark brown, almost black with rich creamy light brown head. A bit sweet caramel aroma. Much more rich taste than "ordinari" Guiness, strong hops and roasted caramel bittrness, the later with strong aftertaste. Mild sweetness around tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (8225) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2014
33 cl. bottle. Black with a huge beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, smoke, licorice, chocolate and alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (204) - BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2014
Zwart ondoorzichtig bier met mooie beige schuimkraag. Aroma van koffie, koekje, donkere karamel, donkere mouten, hint van rook. Smaak is geroosterde mout. Bittere afdronk, degelijke stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (16407) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Close to opaque dark brown color, swirling tan head. Aroma of coffee grounds, chocolate. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hednom (95) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from Delhaize, Black with beige foam, Aroma of roasted nuts and light coffee. light sweet and roasted taste. dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ksiwzos (88) - GREECE - DEC 20, 2014
Almost black, opaque, big head, lasting with beautiful lacings. Aroma of coffee, biscuit, dark caramel, dark malts, hint of smoke. Nothing standing out in the taste, just high roasted malts. A bit astringent but not in a bad way. Nice bitter finish from the malts mostly. Notes of earthy hops. Medium bodied, dry finish, little carbonation. Not anything too good but itís a decent stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (1638) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Black with very nice light brown creamy head that leaves a small layer of foam with some big bubbles. Light fruity with some berries and strawberry candy, roasted nuts, light coffee, biscuits and cookies. Light sweet with roasted bitter finish. Nice creamy feel. Worlds apart from the disgusting draught.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1333) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
330ml bottle bought from vanuxeem. Pours jet black with a thin dark brown head. Aroma is super malty, marmite and yeast. Taste is sweet at first followed by quite bitter malts, brown bread, liquorice and syrup.

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