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

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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Only ratings of the 5.0% Version belong here. For Continental Europe, formerly to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-barley version, replacing the flaked barley.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, flaked barley, roasted barley, hops and hop-extract.

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3.1
mile (4051) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown, small to average and fully diminishing light brown head. Moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some roasted malt, faint licorice. Light to moderate malty and lightly sweetish flavor, some roasted malt, light licorice and coffee. Finish is malty and lightly sweetish, some roasted malt and light coffee - licorice, light hoppyness. Bit thin stout - not too sweet/too much coffee though.

3.5
Nische (2500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Dark reddish brown with a medium tan head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee and bitterness. Medium body with a long bitter after taste.

2.3
Masterkush7 (581) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
dark colour, moderate beige head; quite simple aroma of some roasted malt and grassy hops;taste is also not too complicated: some roastedness and bitterness

1.7
budedou (1046) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - DEC 15, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2013 La Guinness européenne est beaucoup moins bonne que la Guinness originale Fade et sans gout....

3.1
bax (1312) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2013
(bottle 12/12-2013) large light brown head, dark almost black color, light roasted aroma, soft co2, fit body, slightly dry roasted taste. BB date 13/08/2013.

3.4
ruigo (3080) - PORTUGAL - DEC 10, 2013
A black beer with a tan head. Very thick and creamy body, like a complete meal. Some coffee, dough and malts in the aroma and flavour. A bit bitter taste, but a very nice beer.

2.6
martjoobolut (5094) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 30, 2013
BB 07/2014, 330 ml bottle. Belgian version. Pours dark brown with tan head, head dissapears rather quickly. Faint aromas of caramel. Taste: is lightly creamy with sourness, caramel and bitterness. Medium carbonation. Overall: ok beer, but nothing really exciting.

3.6
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - NOV 25, 2013
Aromas of Roasted barley, chocolate, and a slight hint of coffee. Maybe a tad too carbonated for my tastes, but the palate is ok. The flavors are mostly roasted malts, sweet chocolate, toffee, barley sugar and coffee. Nice and smooth finish with a balanced bitterness. A good example of a dry stout.

3.7
vami (532) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Beautiful black color and velvety head. Coffee and roasted malt aroma and taste. Dry finish. Medium carbonation, high for a stout. Classic.

3
dnicolaescu (2701) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 10, 2013
BOTTLE 33CL (Belgium). Head: coffee, big, porous, avg. retention. Colour: black with red highlights, clear. Aroma: black malt, not very roasted, old malt? Taste: bitter, only lightly roasted, slightly salty even, CO2. Finishes with a dry lightly roasted bitterness and a touch of ashes.


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