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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

3,060 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,060
Reviews: 1,219
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 41
Gots: 196 | 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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mpyle

Maryland

3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Darker tan head than Guinness draught, and retention considerably less impressive. Very similar dark red/brown color with beautiful clarity

Subdued aroma, but a smoky, malty nose

Intense malty/bitter/sour triad keep everything in balance. Finishes very bitter and slightly dry (roasted barley?). Late sourness on the side of the tongue - maybe not the freshest example.

Mouthfeel showed a fairly full body, with minimal alcohol warming and no astringency. Not creamy.

An intensely flavored stout, and while more interesting on the palate in its flavors, less smooth on the tongue. I want to mix this beer with Guinness Draught - I think that blend might be better than either of them individually.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2007 01:08:21 | More by mpyle
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,060 ratings.