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


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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Special version of bottled Guinness for Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Brewed in Ireland for Anthony Martin.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, - FEB 4, 2013
330 ml bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, some liquorice and toffee. Flavour has roasted malt and coffee along with some smoke. Slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (549) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 28, 2014
Couleur noire, beau col de mousse beige. Nez malt grillé et café doux, note chocolatées. Gout malté grillé doux, notes chocolat et fumée. Douce en bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bedni (34) - POLAND - JUL 27, 2014
coffee, caramel, roasty, chocolate, earthy, smoke, woody, oily feel, full body, lively, bitter, long finish, very bitter, lightly sour, light sweetness, black, frothy,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (74) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Dark beer with a big white head witch disapears quickly. Taste like roasted coffee, chocolate, dark fruit. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pepinis (34) - SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Cerveza negra, de buena formación de espuma y estabilidad. Su aroma es de malta tostada que recuerda a chocolate, café y suave vainilla. El sabor está en buena correspondencia con el aroma pero sobresalen las notas de chocolate amargo. Pronunciado amargor que se hace duradero pero en buen equilibrio con el dulzor de la malta. El elevado tostado ayuda a que el amargor se incremente. Su retrogusto es amargo y un poco licoroso. Cuerpo medio y buena carbonatación.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2314) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at the Guinness Storehouse, coffee, gravy and faint winey nose, dry, bitter and very rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1103) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2014
Mřrk/svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av rřstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade og krydder. Smak av rřstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade og krydder. Fruktig og god. Import

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1230) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2014
Duft av kaffe, lakris og sjokolade. Dyp sort farge. Lite brunt skum, noe langs kant. Nydelig smak av frukter, kaffe, lakris og noe sjokolade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3106) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a froth tan head. Aroma of spice, light , dark fruit and roast malt. Medium, smooth body, flavour is medium sweet, milk chocolate over the flavours of the aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
edsspoon (331) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle - once I opened it it started frothing over so I poured it quickly which caused the head to erupt and fill up my glass (and overflow). Opaque black with a very big light brown foamy head, which eventually subsides into a medium sized head which lasts throughout with good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, toffee and light butterscotch with some hints of dark fruit. Taste begins with some warming and burnt flavours, followed by a strong bitterness, toffee, chocolate, some vanilla and some butterscotch. A very long bitter finish, medium sweetness. Heavy body, low carbonation, quite sticky. I thoroughly recommend this, it is an absolutely beautiful beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hobsch (420) - Cologne, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle 0.33l. Pours black with beige head. Aroma has roasted malt, raisin, rum pot, dried fruits, alcohol spiceness. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, dried fruits, slightly sour, slightly roasted. Aftertaste is sweet with a good bitterness, alcohol is well hidden, bit spicy, oily, full nody. Very good Stout.

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