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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

3,275 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,275
Reviews: 1,236
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 53
Gots: 300 | 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: SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 4/24/2014. Pours nearly pitch black color with a 2 finger dense and rocky khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, light dark fruit, light char, and roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, light dark fruit, light char, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roast, toast, dark bread, light char, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of dark/roasted malt flavors; with a great roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly creamy/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice dry stout. All around good complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,275 ratings.