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

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RATINGS: 693   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Guinness Black Lager is cold-brewed with roasted barley to deliver the refreshing taste of lager with the unique character of Guinness. Enjoy ice cold straight from the bottle.

Known as Premium Beer in Malaysia, where it is 5%.

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1.9
DeanF (2453) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
Funny how Guinness has these other products that I never think about.... and occasionally bump into running around the planet.This has a decent foamy head and black body, sorta the non-creamy version of the "proper" Guiness product ifín you will. Macro barley on the nose, nothing more, nothing less, adequate. Flavour is faint roasted barley. Really watery palate. Not sure what the point is, itís sort of like a watered down stout. Odd thing, not awful, but I wouldnít buy it again.

2.8
ozzy70 (1132) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 24, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle. Pours black/cola colored. Minimal tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and sweetness. Taste was weak coffee and roasted malts.

2.7
ljthiessen (1324) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 19, 2015
Bottle. Pretty dark brown pour with a decent tan head. Aroma is roasty chocolate, simple but not bad. Flavour is thin and metallic, not much going on at all.

2.7
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2015
On tap in Annapolis, MD. Dark malty body with medium head. Nose is coffee, chocolate, barley. Taste similar of coffee, some chocolate. Then turns bitter. Okay.

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Senka (1082) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 8, 2015
FTA. This was available all over Europe. I had this in TLL, Frankfurt and UK. A ok schwarzbier, but nothing more. Black - check, lagerlike - check.

2.7
crossovert (12642) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Old rate. This is not the worst thing in the wold, tates like a roastier lager version of guinness. Still prefer the original with the ball can.

2.9
Cousin_Larry (893) - - JUN 27, 2015
Pours jet black with tan hesd that stays. No lacing. Smell is malts, alcohol, cereal. Taste is semi sweet. Boring.

2.4
BlackHaddock (7232) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2015
12oz bottle into a Corsendonk badged stemmed tulip on 19th May 2015. As the name suggests this is a black bodied lager, the head a slowly dispersing lightly tanned head. Mild malt nose, the taste also malts to the fore in the flavouring. Nothing special, nothing wrong with it: but not really for me, I prefer my beers less carbonated and less lager-like overall.

3.5
kevinsenn (2180) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Creamy roasty aroma and taste. Smooth, easy drinking, and better than I thought it would be.

2.2
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle from the COOP... Clear dark walnut brew, foamy light khaki head sticks around for a bit... Nose shows washed out dark malt and little else. Flavor is dry bitter maltiness with background dry toast... No hops to speak off... watery.. Wonít ever buy again.


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