Guinness Black Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mdagnew on 04-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,623
Reviews:
445
Ratings:
1,977
pDev:
19.43%
Bros Score:
3.08
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
333
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Ratings: 1,977 |  Reviews: 445
Photo of batt6343
3.75/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueShepard19
2.63/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.79/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black color into a typical pint glass, but has an amber/reddish tint when held up to direct sunlight. Pours a tannish head with plenty of lacing. Initial taste is definitely Guinness, not quite as strong as their extra stout version but definitely smooth and drinkable. Finish is lightly malty and a little dry. Would not hesitate to drink more

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Photo of Evilyak
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This is the kind of thing that your in-laws purchase because they know you like beer and it's a recognizable name.

Pretty forgettable overall. Easy to drink, but I don't know why you'd have more than one.

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Photo of StL_Rob
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stevoj
2.44/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not enough roast grain aroma or taste to carry this one. Overall mouthfeel is watery and no lasting palate. Black and more of a lager than a schwarzbier, and hardly worthy of the Guinness name.

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Photo of Nbest21
4.21/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Suddle coffee and fruit notes with a creamy mouthfeel, and a short finish. It has a medium carbonic bite, and low bitterness. A very nice session beer, especially if you like things on the dark side.

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Photo of cetravis
4.14/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Consider this a dark session beer and enjoy it. Good color, actually has flavor, easy to drink and keep working. Clearly a fairly bland product for the American market. Don't expect too much. My distributer has it at 8 bucks a twelve pack. Hard to beat.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Patric65
4.12/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
2.53/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bb-magic
3.41/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cambabeer
3.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is not one I would get again. If I wanted a guinness, I'd get one. Or I'd get a Guinness Foreign Extra Stout. There's a little in the way of toasted malt and a slight bit of hops. Just really basic, drinkable, and not that complex.

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Photo of Jhfinn
2.34/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Benny_Efkola
4.15/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I think this is a nice lager. Easy to drink and refreshing . Nice aftertaste too.

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Photo of joshkouri
4.17/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of coffeegsp
4.55/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of swierczt
2.38/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of nuebs
2.25/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of firkingroovin
1.96/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of chuckgietzen
3/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of moot2142
1.75/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Bummike
4.82/5  rDev +53.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Great Lager just wish I could find it at least in one store

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Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Guinness Black Lager from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.14 out of 5 with 1,977 ratings
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