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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,063 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,063
Reviews: 1,219
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 42
Gots: 200 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: guinness33 on 11-12-2000)
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BeerlyLegal87

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I grew up in a Guinness household so it was the first beer I ever tried and since then I've definitely had a thing for dark brews (stouts, porters, etc.) Although it's not my favorite stout, it remains a staple because it's pretty freaking good. I'd choose a Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout over this but I like to keep this in the fridge, as well.

The appearance is wonderful. It looks dark, and rich, almost like dark hot chocolate.

The smell is really great. It's nice and nutty, with hints of coffee.

The taste has nice hints of coffee and malt. The hops come through well but it's not overbearing. Although I prefer the malt-hops balance in other stouts. Overall, though, it has a pretty nice roasty taste that's wonderful for a nice winter day spent by the fireplace knitting or reading a book.

The mouthfeel is my favorite part of this beer. It's rich and creamy. It has a full taste that envelops your taste buds like a Snuggie.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 23:01:35 | More by BeerlyLegal87
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,063 ratings.