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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

3,027 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,027
Reviews: 1,218
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 38
Gots: 182 | 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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Raven3464

Japan

3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: The standard stout looks like, well, a standard stout. It pours a beautiful dark body. The head is light brown and foamy.

Smell: Smells of roasted malts with a hint of coffee and caramel.

Taste: It tastes pretty much like it smells. It starts with a deep roasted malt taste and then coffee is apparent in the aftertaste.

Mouth feel: This is perhaps the beer's weakest area. The standard "Extra Stout" does not possess the boldness found in many micro stouts. It has a disappointing watery finish.

Overall: This beer lacks the flavor complexity found in superior stouts. Having said that, it is still a tasty brew which I find myself coming back to time and again when I'm on a slight budget. It's not the best stout but its a good standby which can be found almost anywhere in the beer drinking world. If you like stouts, there should be no complaints.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2011 13:54:33 | More by Raven3464
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,027 ratings.