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Guinness Black Lager - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Black LagerGuinness Black Lager

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1,870 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,870
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.49%
Wants: 26
Gots: 224 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: mdagnew on 04-03-2010

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picked up a mix six of random beers , most of the beers available were ones i already had . it had been a while since i had a black lager and give it a go. cola color with a nice malty colored head . the roasted malt aroma is pretty faint. it is a drinkable . was hoping for a bit more out of this beer , for my none beer drinking friends this can be a stepping stone for the style.

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Pour is cola in color with a thick off-white head. Nose is bland, but a bit roasty. A little bit sour, maybe? Really watery...it’s hard to really smell anything. The flavor is just as bad. It’s almost like drinking black water. Just a hint of roasted malt, a tinge of sourness, perhaps a light earthiness, but I’m really stretching for that one. Not sure what the appeal is here.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Dark brown/black with a thin latte coloured head ... kind of looks like a Coke but with a more persistent head. Large bubbles moving up sides. Bit of a reddish tinge when held to light.

S- Sweet, ribbon cane syrup like smell. A bit roasty. Some malt. Light lager yeast smell.

T- Kind of like a Guinness light. Sweeter and not as bitter. The roasty dark malt and cane syrup come through some, but the malt and yeast don't so much. Almost no flavor in swallow/aftertaste. Rather disappoiting given the nose, which I rather liked.

M- Thin. Very un-Guinness-like here. No real bitter feel, coating, anything.

O- Not too enjoyable. I'd certainly prefer it to a yellow fizzy beer, but when is that gonna be the choice I'm facing ... Glad I bought just a single.

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Guinness Black Lager from Guinness Ltd.
72 out of 100 based on 1,870 ratings.