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


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RATINGS: 753   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Special version of bottled Guinness for Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Brewed in Ireland for Anthony (John) Martin.

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ronaldtheriot (2020) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 26, 2017
Guinness Special Export (Antwerpen) has a thin, beige head, a very dark brown appearance, and minimal glass lacing. Aroma is strong, with licorice, dark brown bread crust, black strap molasses, dark-brown sugar, black cherries, and some char & peat. Taste is similar, with sweet & rich notes predominating. Mouthfeel is heavy, and Guinness Special Export finishes sweet & somewhat lingering. Outstanding stuff! RJT

Johnstledger8 (1409) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 17, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2017 Bottle - As Antwerpen Stout. Pours an opaque dark brown with a fading beige foamy head. Aroma is of treacle, dark fruits, raisins, figs, caramel, dark chocolate. Taste is of treacle, molasses, toffee, dark fruits, chocolate. Sticky oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

DavidSvinth (372) - DENMARK - OCT 5, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2017 Første øl i genren: Mørkebrun og med lyst brunt skum. Næsen giver ikke så meget - lidt ristet malt. Fuld krop. God balance. Masser af ristet malt, bitterhed. Behagelig afrunding.

BillWyce (1116) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2017
Bottle labelled as "Antwerpen Stout". Pours opaque cola brown-to-black, with a 3-finger tan head that was tight and creamy. Mild aroma, with notes of roasted malt and chocolate. Body is full,with a bit of oil to it. Dry finish. Chocolate flavor mixed with roasted malt. A touch of smokiness at the back.

flying_pig (1685) - SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2017
330ml bottle from Tesco, Fermanagh (£1.68):
This one was a very nice beer from Guinness & easily one of the best, if not the very best, that I've tried from the brewery so far. There was a lot more complexity to the beer than anticipated with it coming through quite rich & sweet, plenty of chocolate & darker fruits featuring alongside some nice coffee & roasted flavours. It was a balanced & smooth offering that went down much easier than I thought it would & it's definitely a beer that I'll be on the look out for again.

Olo13 (298) - POLAND - SEP 13, 2017
Lekko palone, wytrawne, dość mocno alkoholowe, jak na takie piwo. Szału to nie ma

p0urmeac0ld0ne (407) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - SEP 7, 2017
(bottle as Guinness Antwerpen Stout) Velvety, highly-alcoholic stout. Very warming and embracing. Goes down easy. Got for £1 in Tesco, discontinued.

blariacum (231) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2017
Flesje. Natuurlijk gewoon goed, al blijft een getapt glas altijd te prefereren (en dan t liefst in een pub in Ierland zelf). Mooi van smaak, zacht smakende stout, mag minder zoet.Die 8% viel trouwens niet eens op, klasse, want de alcohol overheerst op geen enkel moment.

Beese (3289) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2017
330ml bottle from Tesco Extra, Watford (as 'Antwerpen Stout'). Black, with a beige head. Nice toasty aroma, very dry flavour, with big burnt notes and dried fruit. Slight boozy hint at the end.

Cimbasso (1056) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2017
Sampled as Guinness Antwerpen Stout in a bottle from Tesco’s. Black with a thick, creamy beige head. Deceptively easy to drink the high ABV is quite well disguised. A little sweeter than regular Guinness but with a vast amount of bitterness and roasted flavours. Complex taste of dark chocolate, strong black coffee, leather and wood and a long and lingering aftertaste. A really excellent stout.

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