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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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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz Bottle from CJ's Potsdam NY for 2$

Appearance - Dark black/brown colour with an average size fizzy light brown coloured head. It's hard to make out the level of carbonation and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for around 4 minutes.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts and a hint of chocolate/coffee. There is also some grainy notes and a bit of a burnt/smokey flavour. It finishes with a lingering burnt aftertaste.

Overall - A nice appearance but the taste is just a little too unbalanced for me. It starts out smooth but ends with a sharp bitter flavour. Still a good beer but not as good as I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2012 23:49:43 | More by spinrsx
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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,095 ratings.