Guinness 250th Anniversary Stout - Guinness Ltd.
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Reviews by Rhettbuck:
3.33/5 rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Appearance: Like most of the Guinness products, the beer is dark like motor oil. I would say it was a little more dark than normal Guinness. Slight brown light lining, and little to no head.
Smell: Strong notes of malt, and hints of chocolate and coffee, but stops before it gets too strong. So more than a normal Guinness, but not quite a java porter or anything like that.
Taste: Honestly this was the low point for me on this beer. I have talked to a lot of people that really enjoyed this beer and tout its taste. But, I found it to be a lesser form of a normal Guinness. Maybe its cause I normally drink Guinness form a tap, and this was a bottle. Nonetheless, I think it tastes like a watered down version of the original.
Mouthfeel: very filling, seems to have less carbonation than a normal Guinness, but then again anything coming out of the St. James brewery has its own odd mouthfeel.
Drinkability: At its current price, its not really worth it, just stick with a normal Guinness and skip this Anniversary batch.
Serving type: bottle
04-28-2010 18:16:39 | More by Rhettbuck
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Guinness 250th Anniversary Stout from Guinness Ltd.
80 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.