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

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RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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3.2
ej (1330) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2012
Dark with a nice frothy offwhite head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is malty and sweet at first but rounded off with a nice bitterness. Medium roastyness. Medium body well carbonated.

2.8
thanatosti (1772) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Coop. Pours black with a huge tan head. Faint aroma of roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts en a hint of when you bite on the end of a pencil, a mix of wood and graphite, a bit ashlike. LIvely carbonation and a rather short aftertaste.

3.2
MichaelAwesome (6545) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. A bit watery but still coffe-like. Too much carbo but enjoable and recommendable.

3.8
McTapps (6957) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Quite airy texture of foam, not as creamy as known. Typical taste of coffee with a gentle bitterness, but all together very smoothy.

3.2
brnandersen (4067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
33 cl. bottle from Systembolaget, Luleå, 27.7.2012. Black with a massive, creamy beige head. Aroma with dark roasted malts, whisky, tar, coffee and a sweetness from dark, candid sugar. Taste is light bitter. Medium body with sticky texture. Finishes with lots of roasted malts, coffee and a hint of ash. A classic stout.

3.6
johndoughty (5521) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle.Tried during our holiday in Croatia August 2012. Not as bitter as the versions i have tried in the uk. Much smoother but still with that unique Guinness flavour. Very easy to drink on a delicious warm evening. One I will remember.

2.9
gyllenbock (9711) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle. Almost black with a large slightly tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, ash, malt and some coffee. Rather bitter finish. Thin and not that exciting.

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worldbeertaste (1806) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2013 Dark brown with a lasting brown lacy head. Smells of roasted chocolate malt with sugar, nut and smoked malt. Medium Frothy body. Taste of roasted grain almost burnt, nut and a dry bitter roast finish. Some elements of fruitiness like blackberry. I like the dryness.

3
Dalar (21) - FINLAND - AUG 3, 2012
There’s a medium amount of foam. Pours nicely, the looks are dark brown. Beige foam that stays only a couple of minutes. Medium roasted malts, very dry taste. Some bitterness. Medium body, slick texture, lively carbonation. The finish is drastically longer than with basic Guinness, I like this much more.

2.7
BillHick420 (469) - NORWAY - AUG 3, 2012
Pours pitch black with a creamy tanned head. Mildly sour aroma with hints of roasted coffee and chocolate. Aroma too low. OK, but nothing more.


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