Guinness Black Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Black LagerGuinness Black Lager

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Guinness Ltd.

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

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1.93/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

330ml bottle at Harts Pub poured into a mini goblet.

Black in appearance, no surprises there...with a solid tan head of foam (about an inch) that gradually reduces over time.

If you've ever smelt a non-alcoholic beer from a supermarket...this nails it...not a good thing.

Relatively bland flavour, tiny bit of roasted malt coming through.

Modest body at best. Feels light.

In summary, underwhelming and really reminds me of an over-malty alcohol-free beer.

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1.96/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of KarlHungus
1.99/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

This beer pours a dark brown almost black color. The head is on inch in height, and recedes quickly into minimal lacing. The aroma is of mostly nothing with a very faint hint of roasted malt. The taste is hard to detect for two reasons: first it is very faint, second, the extreme carbonation makes it difficult to leave this beer in my mouth longer enough to pick up anything. Not only is the mouthfeel way to aggressively carbonated it is water thin. Overall, this beer is really bad. I wasn't expecting a ton of flavor being that it is brewed by Guinness, but I was expected some flavor, and this beer simply doesn't have it.

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Guinness Black Lager from Guinness Ltd.
3.08 out of 5 based on 1,974 ratings.
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