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Guinness Special Export Stout (John Martin - Belgium) - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Special Export Stout (John Martin - Belgium)Guinness Special Export Stout (John Martin - Belgium)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 217
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9%
Wants: 101
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 06-28-2003)
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Damburger

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-09-2012 18:39:29 | More by Damburger
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DrunkinDonutz


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-04-2012 21:12:42 | More by DrunkinDonutz
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jmtpi

France

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-20-2012 20:26:51 | More by jmtpi
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LiorS


4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

09-09-2012 08:59:28 | More by LiorS
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caverog

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-03-2012 04:43:57 | More by caverog
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allforbetterbeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-23-2012 08:36:56 | More by allforbetterbeer
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IPA35

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 33cl La Trappe but Duvel style glass.
An almost black but dark brownish beer with an off-white head with good retention.

Strong stout aroma's in this one: roast, liquorice, dark chocolate and dark fruity sweetness.

Tastes of dark fruits followed by roastiness. Quite a good hop bitterness in here as well. I also get liquorice and other typical stout flavours. A bit complex and hard to describe prehaps but nicely drinkable and certainly very full flavoured.

A thick and creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

Overal a good stout and the only stout sold at most supermarket chains in my country so that's a plus.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2012 18:22:59 | More by IPA35
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camreiff

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-25-2012 15:24:52 | More by camreiff
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DARIVA

Netherlands

3.58/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Nice deep black beer with a beautiful head.

S: The smell of fudge, the smell has a tasty sweet smell.

T: The tastes of licorice, chocolate and caramel.

M: Good carbonation and a reasonable foam feel.

O: Good drinkable beer with a normal aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2012 09:23:02 | More by DARIVA
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Metz

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

04-22-2012 15:06:14 | More by Metz
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Aethien

Netherlands

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

300ml bottle.
Pours black with a small brown head, just as a stout should look.
Smell: Chocolate, caramel, malts, coffee and a little raisin. Quite sweet smelling.
Taste & mouthfeel: Full bodied and creamy with chocolate, malt and caramel goodness, a little sweet but not too sweet. It finishes dry and with a coffee or cocoa bitter and some roasted malts in the flavour. There are some notes of booziness and raisins throughout that tie it all together.

Overall: This is simply a very good stout, it is as a stout should be. It's not shocking or special or strange but it sets the bar for all other stouts.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 18:05:00 | More by Aethien
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-25-2012 11:17:12 | More by Reagan1984
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

03-17-2012 19:55:23 | More by supermeniscus
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

03-17-2012 07:54:47 | More by ygtbsm94
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Baldpacker

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

02-21-2012 11:32:23 | More by Baldpacker
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Douberd

Netherlands

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought in the Netherlands, poured from a bottle of 300 ml. Colour is a very dark brown, almost black if not against light. Pours a thick beige head, which is leaving heavy lacing around the glass as it goes down. Aroma is chocolate and coffee. The taste follows the aroma, bitter chocolate with a sweet finish. Tick in body with average carbonation. The high ABV is there but it goes unnoticeable until you think about it. Overall a great dark beer!

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2012 21:24:42 | More by Douberd
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hunnybunny

France

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-30-2012 19:31:06 | More by hunnybunny
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-21-2012 21:10:49 | More by samEBC
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-15-2012 04:09:19 | More by whartontallboy
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plusorminus

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-15-2012 03:08:47 | More by plusorminus
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carloskleber

Brazil

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-14-2012 02:08:09 | More by carloskleber
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Paisan

Belgium

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-22-2011 15:50:45 | More by Paisan
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Mar02x

Netherlands

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A super dark red beer with a good beige head, that unfortunately retracts to a small layer.

S - Coffee and dark chocolate. There is also some strange scent prickling my nose which I cannot bring home.

T - Again coffee and chocolate - a nice dry bitter beer.

M - Medium carbonation and a medium dry finish and thickness.

O - A good stout totally nothing wrong here.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 18:04:26 | More by Mar02x
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-14-2011 21:18:51 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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stevecooks

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-08-2011 19:49:52 | More by stevecooks
Guinness Special Export Stout (John Martin - Belgium) from Guinness Ltd.
94 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.