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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

3,556 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,556
Reviews: 1,265
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 60
Gots: 511 | FT: 1
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

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3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A -Pours dark brown almost black with ruby accents when held to the light. Big tan head that retains well and leaves plenty of lacing.

S - Roasted malts, grassy, hay-like aroma, cardboard,

T - Heavily roasted grain, a good dose of grassy hops, sour notes add a sharpness. Hint of cocoa powder toward the roasted bitter finish.

M - Body is on the heavy side of medium, ample carbonation.

Not as good as I remember it but still better than the watered down draught version.

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3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a dark cola brown with a light tan, 2 finger head, good retention, and leaves behind a thick, sticky lace.

Smell - Aromas are more sweet malt than dark roast, with a decent amount of bittering hops to boot.

Taste - Follows the nose, a lot of bittersweet character to this beer. The sweet malt presence is met with an earthy, bitter hop which dances on the tongue; only after their tango does a nice roasted coffee character come out near the finish, while the bitterness rides beneath.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Carbonation is decent for a stout. Finish is dry.

Overall - Bigger and stronger than it's 'draught' brother, extra stout gives a much truer impression of what St. James can bring to the table. An interesting beer from sip to finish.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,556 ratings.