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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

3,019 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,019
Reviews: 1,218
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 38
Gots: 180 | 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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fank2788

Connecticut

4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz short bottle served in a pint glass
Black in the glass with ruby highlights when held up to a light, nice thick billowy tan head to start that falls to a thin film and throws a bunch of lace, sure it isn't the nitro stout but it looks good. The smell is roasty burnt grain, coffee and dark chocolate with some esters. The taste starts slightly sweet and grainy a touch of molasses, the sweetness moves aside as hop and burnt malt bitterness move quickly to the forefront. The finish is dry and really quite bitter almost puckering, overall mouthfeel is pretty full and smooth. Great session beer much better than the nitro version which tastes really watered down when compared to the great coffee, chocolate and bitter flavors that the original has.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2008 02:16:06 | More by fank2788
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,019 ratings.