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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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3,623 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,623
Reviews: 1,284
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 70
Gots: 569 | FT: 1
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Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

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Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pitch black in color, just as expected. Little carbonation. One inch head that resolves down to a cap.

Smell: Toasty, rich smell. Chocolate, creamy. Very inducing.

Taste: Roasted taste up front with hints of creamy chocolate and vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Thick and creamy, like a milkshake. Smooth and went down well.

Overall: Rather impressed, being that it is one of my first stouts I have tried. Wasn't sure I would like it, but as I kept drinking, I acclimated to the taste and enjoyed it overall. The pitch black color was great.

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A: Dark brown to black with a slight ruby tinge when held to the light. Almost opaque but not. Half a finger of tan brown head. Cannot see carbonation.

S: Very watery, slight toasted malt scent, slight creamy bovine milk like scent. Slight coffee and dark cocoa.

T: Slight toasted malt, molasses, creamy milk or cheese like quality, a little cocoa and chocolate but all are very faint, smooth drink.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation, very smooth.

O: Like a watered down version of the Foreign Extra. A lot smoother it would pair well with a wider variety of foods. I like it and could see having it at pub with food. This version was produced in Shanghai.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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