Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.
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Reviews by Shadman:
4.1/5 rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
There are two bars locally that have this one tap..one knows how to pour, the other doesn't. This review is from the one that does. Barkeep filled the glass 2/3 full, let it settle, then poured the remaining 1/3...WOW! The head quite possible could have supported a 1/2 dollar coin it was so rich and did not receed noticeably at all. The lacing was almost indescribable...more a sticky, continuous coating vs. gobs & bits. Smeel and taste are cklassic guiness...heavily roasted malt and some mild hop bitterness. Mouthfeel seemed creamier, but may have been due to the increased head retention. Could pound 8 or 9 of these in a pub setting easily.
Serving type: on-tap
10-19-2007 02:10:17 | More by Shadman
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3.38/5 rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
This beer is a really dark and heavy beer. At least it was that way for myself. I enjoyed this beer, but it is also one of those beers that I have to be in the mood for at the same time. The aroma was a good aroma. Their is a lot of head with this beer. Wich I do not mind that much. But for a dark beer it was not that bad.
Serving type: on-tap
07-13-2014 14:39:22 | More by jaredtp
3.88/5 rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Served on draft at 43 degrees F (6 degrees C), using 35PSI of beer gas mix (75% nitrogen, 25% CO2), through stout faucet with restrictor plate.
Appearance (4.5/5): Initial pour generates a very active cascade of bubbles which fall downward along perimeter of the glass. As the cascade of bubbles completes, a very dense head of small nitro bubbles form a long lasting cream colored head. Body extremely dark, with no light transmittance through the glass.
Smell (3.5/5): Sweet malt and roasted aromas dominate. Pleasant, but not overwhelming.
Taste (4/5): Initial taste is bitterness on tip of tongue. Bitterness subsides as beer moves to back of mouth, where a strong but balanced roasted flavor prevails. Earthy aftertaste yields to delicate bitter flavor.
Mouthfeel (3.5/5): Guiness’ use of beergas makes for a unique experience for both head and mouthfeel. On first sip, the upper lip pushes through the dense cream head to discover a velvety mouthfeel. Carbonation levels are low, making this a very session able brew.
Overall (3.9/5): Captivating cascade of bubbles, delicious flavor, luscious mouthfeel.
Serving type: nitro-tap
07-13-2014 06:13:20 | More by Cheer4Beer
3.46/5 rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Purchased from one of the local cigar lounges.
A: Dark brown with good head and retention.
S: Malt forward with a bit of coffee and sweetness.
T: Same as the smell.
M: Moderate carbonation and it's somewhat watery.
O: Not bad but I'm not very impressed with the feel.
Serving type: nitro-bottle
07-12-2014 01:04:31 | More by PvtSnowball
Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 5,138 ratings.