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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

3,028 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 3,028
Reviews: 1,218
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 38
Gots: 182 | 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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Brentasaurus


4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-08-2012 23:46:36 | More by Brentasaurus
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danielc103


3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-08-2012 21:31:39 | More by danielc103
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blinker97

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

12-08-2012 05:07:08 | More by blinker97
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

12-07-2012 15:44:08 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Kruga


2/5  rDev -45.9%

12-05-2012 22:48:49 | More by Kruga
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abex44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-05-2012 12:25:32 | More by abex44
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RhodyNative

California

3/5  rDev -18.9%

12-05-2012 02:30:02 | More by RhodyNative
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-04-2012 20:35:49 | More by ncstateplaya
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FratyardVines

Italy

4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As a lover of stout, this Irish-brewed beer will always be a go-to for me. Obviously nothing beats a Guinness on draught, but I have had them out of a 12oz bottle and the pint can with a CO2 cartridge in it. It is a very dark, opaque with a swirling bronze color amidst its black depths. After pour it has a thick, frothy two-three finger head that leaves a heavy lacing. The smell alerts one to the bitterness in this stout, and it holds true to that promise, as it is a heavy, dark, toffee, and nutty taste. The discerning drinker might even note a hint of caramel malts. While it goes great with food, one might even say a Guinness is a meal in itself because of its thickness. I would recommend this to any who prefer a darker, bitter glass for their pleasure. Another great drink with Guinness is a black and tan made with a Bass or other type of lighter ale for a delicious layered beverage. Enjoy one for the Olde Country!

Serving type: can

12-04-2012 17:38:14 | More by FratyardVines
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-04-2012 02:30:23 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Nerck93

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

12-04-2012 02:22:26 | More by Nerck93
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punky796

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A - Guinness. Blackish-brown, can't see through it. Finger and a half of pretty thick, creamy head. Decent lacing.

S - Malts, not much hops. Some chocolate and grains like barley. All with a slightly burnt taste. Toasty, maybe.

T - Along with the sensations listed in smell, there's some coffee taste, too. Hard to describe; I often find myself describing other beers and "Guinness-flavored" and have difficulty elaborating more.

M - This particular bottle had considerably more carbonation than I remember, but it's been awhile since I had the bottled Extra Stout vs. the bottled Draught. Smooth otherwise, a bit bitter.

O - Good stuff, but nothing beats a Guinness out of the tap.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 09:37:18 | More by punky796
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Vivs85

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-01-2012 03:13:02 | More by Vivs85
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Camille


3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-30-2012 04:47:09 | More by Camille
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jucifer1818

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

11-30-2012 03:41:09 | More by jucifer1818
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

11-29-2012 22:33:50 | More by ScaryEd
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FishFrank

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

11-29-2012 05:25:30 | More by FishFrank
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raoulduke25

Georgia

3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Of all the beers you can purchase at a gas station, this remains my all-time favourite.

The appearance is solid - a dark opaque hue, nothing to sneeze at.

The smell and taste are equally strong: pungent hops with a slightly roasted finish.

I never tire of this beer, which is why - when I go to purchase a single beer - this remains my top choice. For the price, there are few choices, if any, that are better than this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 05:20:01 | More by raoulduke25
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-28-2012 18:48:51 | More by Chucker17
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epicus

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

11-28-2012 18:29:04 | More by epicus
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Luke_Mac


4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

11-27-2012 04:28:49 | More by Luke_Mac
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-25-2012 19:16:27 | More by tourdot
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

11-24-2012 00:49:57 | More by GaryMarkle84
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

11-23-2012 03:20:09 | More by MarioM
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PortLargo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

11-21-2012 22:30:08 | More by PortLargo
Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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