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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught

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BA SCORE
79
okay

4,761 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 4761
Reviews: 1934
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 19.83%


Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001)
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Reviews by mobyfann:
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mobyfann

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was the first beer I truly noticed a difference when poured, it pours a very dark brown base with a beautiful light chocolate colored head that keeps form for the duration. The smell however was the low point of the beer where smells of coffee and chocolate are there but hard to find.

The taste is pretty light but a very smooth and slightly bitter texture. I recommend this as a dessert or dinner beer.
The mouthfeel and drinkability are both outstanding, maybe a little too light in the mouth. Always feels great and could drink this till I die.

A staple in the refrigerator.

Serving type: nitro-can

06-07-2004 02:58:14 | More by mobyfann
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Guiness is certainly a dark beer. I had it on tap and it turned out to be quite pleasant. Very frothy. Good carbonation levels takes a while for the head to settle. I would reccomend guiness if youre interested in dark beers. Nice clean mouth feel with little lingering flavors.

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Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 4,761 ratings.