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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

3,186 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,186
Reviews: 1,226
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 49
Gots: 258 | 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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Ratings: 3,186 | Reviews: 1,226 | Display Reviews Only:
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dsauter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-20-2011 22:41:28 | More by dsauter
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kingstonma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 21:22:46 | More by kingstonma
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 19:03:46 | More by DoctorB2B
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.05/5  rDev -17.6%

Poured into a dimpled Guinness mug. Appearance is a rich tar black, with a cookie dough coloured head. Slight dissipation, and minimal but sticky lacing. Smells acidic and dry, hoppy? Slightly bitter. Tastes very bitter and crisp? No as malty or chocolatey as I expected. A very sharp hop taste. There are tastes missing here. The mouthfeel is slightly watery. Overall, I'm disappointed. I've had this beer other times and have been wowed. Today, not so much. It's dry and carbonated. There's a sterility about it I don't like. There's a sour hoppiness about it that doesn't feel right. Very dry though. A must try for stout folks, but I just don't drink this beer much, if ever.

11-20-2011 18:47:55 | More by JuicesFlowing
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

11-20-2011 18:20:44 | More by djrn2
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 17:56:56 | More by vicsju1991
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 16:47:02 | More by nh2032
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Golfman1

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 02:06:25 | More by Golfman1
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Nightrain87

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 00:45:12 | More by Nightrain87
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-19-2011 05:00:13 | More by jmdrpi
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DeltaGolfSierra

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-19-2011 04:34:19 | More by DeltaGolfSierra
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rattletrap968

Indiana

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-19-2011 02:37:22 | More by rattletrap968
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-19-2011 01:23:10 | More by KGarrett
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rayj212

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-19-2011 00:12:27 | More by rayj212
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fx20736

New York

4.28/5  rDev +15.7%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a British pint glass.

Oily black with a thin pale tan head that leaves scattered lacing.

Aroma: a faintly charred aroma which must be the roasted barley and a mild earthy hoppiness.

Mouthfeel: soft but solid.

Taste: coffee, licorice, faint smokiness with a dry finish and a slightly bitter sting on the fade.

Notes: good stuff. Does not have any Chocolate notes like a lot of Porters. The overriding qualities of Guinness Extra Stout are Dry, smoky and slightly bitter. I bet this really grows on someone.

11-18-2011 22:03:04 | More by fx20736
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bsu2005

Indiana

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-18-2011 20:17:13 | More by bsu2005
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 17:00:59 | More by waiting4lunch
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aanth

California

3/5  rDev -18.9%

11-18-2011 03:28:42 | More by aanth
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dehjosh

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 02:09:00 | More by dehjosh
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joefigg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 02:03:56 | More by joefigg
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corzocl

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 02:03:04 | More by corzocl
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realega

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 19:53:03 | More by realega
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sm0key

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 16:26:35 | More by sm0key
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 05:05:38 | More by codynevels
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IPAaron

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 03:12:42 | More by IPAaron
Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,186 ratings.