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Guinness Original - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Original
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 25.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mmmbirra on 03-07-2014)
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Photo of mmmbirra
3.73/5  rDev +18%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

0,33 cl bottle.
Purchased in Italy. Front label reads "Original" and it is listed at 5.0% abv. The back label description is in Italian and Portuguese so I assume this is for the Italian and Portuguese markets.
Pitch black body with a full tannish slightly brown head.
The aroma is understated but you can definitely pick out some coffee and bitter chocolate as well as a little sourness.
More bitter chocolate and coffee on the tongue before a solid bitter finish that leaves a little hop behind. As I get down the glass the acidity builds up a bit and becomes, for my taste, unpleasant and unwelcome.
This is a very smooth beer.
Not bad at all, but I'm not a fan of the extra acidity that Guinness stouts tend to have(other than, of course, the draught.) Very much a toned down version of the Extra Stout that's available stateside which makes it a little lighter and smoother and easier to drink.

mmmbirra, Mar 07, 2014
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Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 13A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L20:47 82 190. AROMA: roasted malt notes of coffee and slight cocoa. some DMS is noticeable as is some burned rubber. APPEARANCE: black and opaque. thin tanned head with low retention. TASTE: roasted flavour with a very dry finish. low hop derived bitterness with low fruitness. PALATE: medium-light body. medium-low carbonation. some roasted derived astringency. OVERALL: a dry stout with some odd aromas.

titvs, Oct 19, 2014
Guinness Original from Guinness Ltd.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.