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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

3,242 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,242
Reviews: 1,231
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 51
Gots: 289 | 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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4.4/5  rDev +18.9%

jaquins, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Really great, buttery and nutty.

jeffmoline, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

good stuff

furburger69, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

JuhaP, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Slowpony97, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +3.8%

Spence7103, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +18.9%

crossharpbrew, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Roxie_B
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Guinness Extra Stout
Serving: Bottle
Looks: Black with deep brown highlights, opaque, two fingers of tan head.
Smell: Biscuity and sweet malt aroma – chocolate and raisins.
Taste: Sweet malt taste.
• Raisins
• Malt
• Coffee
• Toast
• Walnuts
Quite sweet for a stout but with a nice dry down. Dry and toast like flavors become more apparent as this warms up.
No noticeable hop presence, more raisin on the finish.
Mouth feel is a bit aqueous and aggressively carbonated.
Overall: Not a bad stout.

Roxie_B, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Em71192
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

I prefer it just a tad below room temperature because I find it smoother, but maybe that's just me. This is a very good stout!

Em71192, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +35.1%

Evan_Almighty2, Aug 30, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev 0%

350ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a black colour with hints of red/wine. Thin liquid, not nearly as viscous as other Stouts out there. About two fingers of a fluffy off-white head with medium retention. Beautiful thick lacing left on the glass. (4.25)

S: Very strong roasted malts aroma upfront. Hints of honey, brown sugar, roasted coffee grains, hints of dark chocolate, a bit sweet, metallic smell. (3.75)

T: Follows the nose, but the sweetness I noticed in the smell isn't there. Dry, bitter and rich. Honey and roasted malts are dominant. (3.75)

M: Full-bodied, rich, medium carbonation, roasted malts aftertaste. (3.5)

O: The first couple of times I had this, I absolutely loved it. After tasting many other great stouts, I realize this brew isn't as much of a masterpiece as I thought it was. It's still a very good beer, something I would drink whenever. (3.5)

carlos_fleico, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

daehrednud, Aug 30, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +12.4%

NCStateAE, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

jesusfgcadiz, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

josh32219, Aug 29, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +12.4%

BlueDevil15, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Rule870, Aug 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

malfunxion, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

jporacion, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Jnila93, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

hlyons, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Bierleichen, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Skagnetti, Aug 26, 2014
Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,242 ratings.