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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

3,095 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,095
Reviews: 1,219
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 42
Gots: 216 | 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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krazycure

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4.55/5  rDev +23%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I specifically signed up in order to refute a few reviews that literally made me go "WHAAA?!?!", in particular, the one that said "I have no idea why this has survived since 1759". Ok. This really got my blood boiling. Here's a little background. I hate just about every other guinness, most especially the DRAUGHT can with that stupid rocket .. thing. It tastes awful, completely flat. But THIS?!? This is the epitome of stout. The flavor is so deep, so rich, I TINGLE when I drink it. It's like suckling from the teat of a magical buxom beer fairy. There are so many notes: chocolate, coffee, perhaps some wood barrel flavor (real or simulated who knows), that I can not help but relish every sip. It is so full bodied that I have the same reaction to it as a fat booty chick. DAYYYUMM! It so perfectly dark and enjoyable. To those who rated this below an A: WTF are you thinking. Go drink your bud ICE and whatever it is YOU think is awesome. For people like me, who enjoy a thick, brooding, immaculately complex flavor profile with a satisfying aftertaste, this is THE BEER. End of story. Yes, it's too expensive, yes, it will make you fat as hell. But it's worth it. EVERY LAST DROP. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2010 13:41:57 | More by krazycure
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,095 ratings.