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Guinness Black Lager - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
72
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1,666 Ratings
THE BROS
71
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Ratings: 1,666
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 19.55%
Wants: 19
Gots: 97 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 04-03-2010)
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Reviews by jerryjeff:
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jerryjeff

Tennessee

2.25/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Aroma
Dark roasted almost burnt malt smell, maybe a bit acrid scent or bit of sourness.

Mouthfeel
Pretty thin, kind of watery truthfully without much presence on the palette.

Appearance
Poured to small amount of off white head which has quickly dissipated in a tulip glass, some slight lacing. Almost completely dark with only faint light coming through on the edges of the glass.

Taste
Sour, astringent flavor on the palette. It seems to be getting worse as it warms. It finally hit me what this reminds me of, plain non-flavored seltzer water so maybe a hint of quinine.

Drinkability
Not very, thin on the palette with a poor mouthfeel. I'm glad I only bought a single.

Overall
This is a very poor outing and likely my one and only time trying this beer. Thin and watery, a sour astringent taste and poor acidic aftertaste. I love Guinness Stout, but this is not a winner.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 01:44:52 | More by jerryjeff
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Guinness Black Lager from Guinness Ltd.
72 out of 100 based on 1,666 ratings.