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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

3,095 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,095
Reviews: 1,219
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 42
Gots: 216 | 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: guinness33 on 11-12-2000)
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

01-13-2013 01:23:30 | More by ZachKelly
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Mpreed23


3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-12-2013 16:52:07 | More by Mpreed23
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-11-2013 19:07:32 | More by BeerLover99
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Mark721


4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-11-2013 04:56:05 | More by Mark721
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TheDrunkGnoll

Texas

2/5  rDev -45.9%

01-09-2013 15:39:51 | More by TheDrunkGnoll
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-09-2013 04:28:55 | More by whiterapid
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iemailjack

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-08-2013 03:34:35 | More by iemailjack
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-07-2013 23:30:53 | More by millelacsmark
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powdersoldier

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-07-2013 05:10:15 | More by powdersoldier
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Trrogm

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-07-2013 01:49:03 | More by Trrogm
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laria007


4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

01-06-2013 22:48:22 | More by laria007
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mckenderson

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-06-2013 16:20:13 | More by mckenderson
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BenSchieber


4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

01-06-2013 02:22:27 | More by BenSchieber
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echo5romeo


4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

01-05-2013 21:48:02 | More by echo5romeo
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Medman2015


3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-05-2013 14:12:12 | More by Medman2015
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snowman_737

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-05-2013 03:43:14 | More by snowman_737
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Caskaway

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-05-2013 02:52:01 | More by Caskaway
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Poppellian

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-04-2013 19:46:07 | More by Poppellian
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99blkta

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

01-04-2013 06:12:23 | More by 99blkta
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a deep brown color, almost ruby in some spots allowing light to shine through without too much trouble; khaki head, doesn't last for long and doesn't leave any lacing behind on the glass. The aroma is faint and difficult to pick up on; roasted barley, malts, grains, and honestly not much else. You might be able to say mocha or coffee, but I'm just not getting any of it. Maybe some very, very faint, dark fruit sweetness, but that's about it. Taste delivers a bit more than the aroma; roasted and charred malt and barley, toasted grains, nice alcohol presence, grapes, wine-like sweetness, slight bitter coffee; hop profile is dry, ashy, and proves to be more bitter than expected, but not overwhelming. The alcohol flavor is surprisingly noticeable despite being only 6% ABV. Medium body with a medium-high amount of carbonation; the brew finishes very dry and almost even crisp on the palate.

Not the best offering out there, but I would choose this over the Guinness Draught almost any day (unless my goal was to drink as much beer as possible).

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 13:45:50 | More by tectactoe
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VALIS666

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-03-2013 08:10:44 | More by VALIS666
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-01-2013 15:47:49 | More by tbryan5
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tastymug

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

01-01-2013 14:56:30 | More by tastymug
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Nizzle913

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2012 21:50:43 | More by Nizzle913
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-30-2012 23:39:37 | More by AlaskanYoung
Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
84 out of 100 based on 3,095 ratings.