Guinness Extra Stout (Original) - Guinness Ltd.
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Reviews by mattsdenney:
3.4/5 rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from 12 oz bottle into NB globe glass. Brewed and bottled in Canada.
A: black, thick with a frothy tan head.
S: toasty barley and malts. Dried fruit and some caramel and toffee.
T/M: Dry, medium bodied with light carbonation. Grainy with some hop bitterness. Dark chocolate, toasted bread. Bitter aftertaste really lingers.
O: very drinkable overall if you're looking for a light alternative to heavier American stouts and porters.
Serving type: bottle
12-22-2011 04:28:11 | More by mattsdenney
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4.03/5 rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can poured into a pint glass
I love the cascade of taupe bubbles as they rise to the top of of this dark brown classic stout. A beautiful, thick creamy taupe lid caps the beer. Lacings on the side curtain the beer glass.
Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and sweetness
Smooth, sweet roasted malt taste. No bitter aftertaste but the linger of the malt.
The lack of carbonation is the surprise of this stout and makes it quite drinkable, glass,after glass.
What's there not to like about a well poured glass of Guinness Stout? Oh my goodness, my Guinness!
Serving type: can
03-13-2014 02:16:46 | More by WunderLlama
4.86/5 rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Not normally into higher end beers but this one is perfect. Head is thick and creamy. Goes down SMOOTH. It's served closer to room temp and tastes better that way. I've bought a 6 pack before but cold out of the fridge just isn't anywhere nearly as good. Best by far of all stouts I've ever had.
Serving type: on-tap
03-08-2014 15:50:24 | More by Jimmycubs
Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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