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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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3,240 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,240
Reviews: 1,232
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 50
Gots: 288 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000)
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330ml bottle purchased in Japan; 5% ABV.

The aroma is very bold and expressive with lots of brown sugar, molasses, prune, raisin, caramel, dark chocolate. The body is virtually black; the light tan head is dense and fluffy. The flavor is not quite as elaborate as the nose—bread crusts, brown sugar sweetness, moderate bitterness, coffee, and a nice peanut shell finish. The mouthfeel is smooth with a fairly full body; a little dry in the finish.

I enjoy a Guinness Draft well enough, but given a choice I'd take this Extra Stout any day. The aroma is bold and complex; and the flavor, while not quite as expressive, is still satisfyingly rich with roasted malt in the lead, sweetness in support, and a punctuating bitterness that stops shy of astringent.

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Appearance – Black in the glass with a hint of red when held to the light. Boasted a three finger foam head that was very long lasting and left really good lacing.

Smell – Boozy aroma with notes of toffee, treacle, coffee and dark coco.

Taste – follows the smell rather well. Bitter sweet, good roasted grain taste, bitter malts treacle and burnt toffee hops with a sharp bitter coffee and coco after taste.

Mouthfeel – Great boozy warmth, nice and full in the mouth with medium body. Nicely coating the throat.

Overall – Deeper and much more complex than the draught beefier mouth feel as well. This is a rather good Stout with great flavour and nice warmth. I will default to Extra stout rather than draught when possible.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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