Guinness Special Export (Belgian version)

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special version of bottled Guinness for Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Brewed in Ireland for Anthony (John) Martin.

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3.8
ALIBALI (2201) - Kiel, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2017
PhenoloBlackJohannisBeerSmell trifft espressosäuerlichen WürzStouter beim Baltic Porter Schwof 😉😀!!! Creamy und LakritzoLong..aaahhh🎆 0,33l Flasche aus Holland.

3.9
Paddycairns (46) - - AUG 12, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2017 Bought under the label Guinness Antwerp. Thick, strong and creamy very good take on a Belgian strong ale

4.3
Boothman (17) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2017
Not much on the nose, but touches of blackcurrant liquorices. Pours opaque black, with a tan head (same colour as the original Guinness). Tastes of gorgeous roast malt, hints of liquorice, black treacle, slightly cough syrup, great mouthfeel and without a hint of the 8% abv. Slight fizziness. Great stuff.

3.3
themightyjag (578) - - AUG 9, 2017
330ml bottle from Tesco. Small off white head, minimal lacing. Dark black body. Coffee nose with blackcurrant overtones. Flavour is roasted nuts, dark berries, coffee, syrup. No real signs of the abv. Light carbonation, mouthfeel is rich and a bit syrupy. Decent stout.

2.9
kaserov (800) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 1, 2017
Color negro con capa de espuma marrón de tres dedos de grosor (cremosa y de buena retención). Carbonatación suave pero presente. Textura oleosa y muy ligeramente chispeante. Aroma a malta rancia, caramelo, tabaco, metal. En boca es bastante dulce, con mucha malta caramelizada y reminiscencias de cacao y frutos secos. Final de ligero amargor. Postgusto metálico en los primeros tragos. Normalita.

4
solidfunk (9012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2017
Solid foreign stout. Nearly as good as the Caribbean version but not quite. Dry but with some zibg like English humour. Black pour with decent head and lacing. Roast and nut. Thick and creamy pour. Bitter finish. Hint of caramel. Bottle.

3.7
GuideDogSaint (1582) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 22, 2017
330ml bottle from Tesco, Leatherhead. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of cream soda with roast malt. Sweet taste and finish.

4.2
Kronhjort1996 (26) - Århus C, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2017
Basic Guinness, but slightly more hoppy , resin, roasty, toast, black, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, creamy, flat, long finish,

4.2
Beamer (79) - Malden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2017
Mooie romige stout, lekker zoet en licht bitter, bittere smaak blijft niet hangen. Zeker voor herhaling vatbaar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
nocheinbier (58) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2017
I like Guinness, but this is a whole new experience! From a 330ml bottle. Pours with a beautiful beige head. A soft aroma of roasted malt and dried fruit. A lovely sweet taste with a tiny bit of a bitter finish. A wonderful stout.


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