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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught

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5,621 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,621
Reviews: 1,984
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 43
Gots: 554 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Peyton5410, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

trexnoize, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

This beer is an Irish dry Stout, and in my opinion one of the best in the market. The smell was a mix of malt and barley, texture and mouth feel was slightly watery, but overall smooth in texture. This beer retains a full head on the glass when poured.

amk786, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

ccbass22, Jan 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

AndrewM90, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Mantooth, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

dandmc24, Jan 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +43.3%

Jordanbryan10, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

petibear, Jan 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

everlong353, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

JeffTheJuice, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
2.93/5  rDev -16%

Poured unto a nonic glass.

Appearance: Do I really need to let you know?, pours an an almost opaque brown, tan head coming off the body roughly a full inch to an inch and change.

Smell: You know what nothing smells like, that's what Guinness Draught does to you.

Taste: No it's not average, it is the beer that originally changed my direction when I started my beer adventures.

Mouth: This is the definition of light carbonation, whether tap, bottle or can and personally I don't think it helps it. It is definitely an acquired liking to this beer.

Overall: I thank you Guinness, I was first introduced this back in high school in the late 90's and will never forget my first glass. This beer is smooth and easy to love, but compared to what else is out on the market it is mediocre at best, but compared to who makes a better "Irish Dry Stout" don't bother looking else where. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Jan 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

andrewj17, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

whalesandmore, Jan 26, 2012
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2.85/5  rDev -18.3%

I think this beer was average. The taste was not bad, but it was nothing amazing. It tasted watery and did not have a big mouthfeel. It has a nice, very dark color with a medium head. There was not a strong smell compared to something you would get with a lot of hops in it. It also has a strong hold on the glass. This beer is an "easy drinking" beer.

ihavedrankbeer, Jan 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +43.3%

afoltz2, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Steamer2012, Jan 25, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev -1.1%

The color is a creamy and dark chocolatey color. The aroma is of a roasty coffee. The mouthfeel is surprisingly light, like drinking water almost. You would think that because it is so dark it would be thick like a porter but it is not. It is creamy with a nice strong head on it.

maddyaliotti, Jan 25, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

Watery with no had to get the phones still sensitive Toppenish Euporia up the phone disappears and you can see the dark color of the beer has a soya sauce the Maltese smell too late and taste kind of Carmalee maybe even a little chocolate he smells cream mean the head is as well very creamy hence the term water and is that a stronghold on the glass even know what is water

SaintMarysGirl, Jan 25, 2012
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bmcduff2, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

jbmeicc, Jan 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

apollokilo, Jan 23, 2012
Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 5,621 ratings.