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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Pale Lager
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 1786   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bright pale golden; fruity nose; crisp and clean, slightly bitter up front, smooth aftertaste.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
groovinhigh (170) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2002
Ok British Lager. Not very flavorful, but crisp and clean.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldJack99 (114) - USA - APR 28, 2002
Nothing too special really, a bitter hay/wheat flavor, perfect head & color made my mouth water but somehow was a little disappointed after paying five dollars for one draw of it. Just bought it to rate it, wonít buy again, too many other beers cheaper & better. Its like 8 or 9 dollars a 6 pack at my liquor store!

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
naes66699 (18) - USA - APR 23, 2002
I love this beer, nice for when I am real sick and cant drink Guinness. Mixes well with Guinness...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
krisfleet (130) - Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2002
Not as good as I had thought it would be. This beer doesnít deserve to have the name guiness on it. Nowhere near as flavorful as its dark brother, but none the less better than a domestic.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hankfrank99 (13) - USA - APR 21, 2002
got a lot more flavor than most lagers, but the aftertaste is a bit strong. expensive and not my favorite, but not a bad beer either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
guinness4life (37) - USA - APR 20, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2003 completely different beer than when I used to drink it. Apparently its now brewed in Canada. Not nearly as good as it was when they brewed it in dundalk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - APR 20, 2002
Had one of these on tap at the Old Bag of Nails in Grandview. This brew pours a clear golden. The average creamy white head is mostly diminishing with good lacing. The fruity nose has hints of flowers and perfume, along with caramel. The light crisp flavor is mostly sweet, and finishes with a nutty astringent bitterness. The smooth light creamy palate has soft carbonation. Bland, but still above average.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2002
Nice appearance but the head retention was low. Decent palate, but I would have liked it to last a little longer in my mouth. Overall very little taste, and very unimpressive, especially for the price.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scola (2) - Sweet Briar, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2002 does not count
Very foamy, pure white head. Good mouth-feel. Clean, slightly sharp initial taste, with an enjoyable, but short finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardGretton (4390) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2002
Has a chemical flavour to it making for a very odd tasting drink. I doubt I will be having this beer again, but may be I will as it does improve the more you have.


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