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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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3,620 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,620
Reviews: 1,282
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 69
Gots: 562 | 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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Ratings: 3,620 | Reviews: 1,282
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4.36/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Not as good as Foreign, but always a good dependable staple. I'm glad pretty much everyone has this on tap in my area. Roasted malt, subtle chocolate, licorice, and a nice balanced bitter finish. Can drink this all night without any real 'repercussions'. Just make sure that its fresh when on-tap. Non-fresh Guinness is not pleasant when it returns the next morning. One of the best looking beers out there.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into a pint glass. Pitch black with a huge tan head with amazing retention. Leaves lacing down the entire glass.

S- Pretty weak, with roasted malts (mostly coffee) and not much else.

T- Much better. Nice, bitter dark malt flavors, with coffee, chocolate and roasted acidity. A little bit of hoppiness comes in during the long, dry, bitter finish. I love the finish of Guiness!

M- Big full body with moderate carbonation and creamy mouthfeel. Nice.

O- The original Irish dry stout, and still one of the best in my book.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got on tap at a Buffalo Wild Wings ( They didn't have much to choose from). I knew Guinness was a good beer as I have had many times so I went with it.

A- Very dark brown, almost black with a tan and creamy head that has good retention and lacing. A good looking beer.

S-Smell of roasted malts and coffee. Some hints of barley and chocolate or caramel as well.

T-Good tasting beer. You can taste the roasted malts and coffee flavors. Pretty much what it smells like.

M- Good medium bodied stout that has a creamy feel to it. Goes down smooth.

O- This is a really decent beer (especially for a macro). It surely isn't the best stout out there but it is easily findable and the price is right. If you want a good beer without shelling out a bunch of money then you can't go wrong with Guinness.

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4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

you know this beer is very underrated. With all the micro brews out there i never really drink Guinness anymore but this is the one that started it all for me. Story goes first non Lager I ever Drank 18 years ago and I never looked back! Story redux I was at an Italian Restaurant the other day and Guinness was the only non lager they had and you know what?, It was great!!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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