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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught

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6,382 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,382
Reviews: 2,099
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 19.89%
Wants: 81
Gots: 1,101 | FT: 1
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Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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4.58/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I had this in a on nitro-tap pint glass.

Appearance- Very dark brown, almost black. Two fingers worth of tan colored head that leaves rings of lace behind with each swallow.

Smell- Dark roasted malt, smoke, coffee, and a bit of caramel.

Taste- Very similar to the nose with a hint of hops for balance.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, creamy and super smooth. Very nice amount of carbonation.

Overall- This is the standard that all stouts should aspire to. I have had this in a bottle and a can, but on nitro-tap is the best.

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of diverjim
4.92/5  rDev +39.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a very creamy tasting beer with an extremely smooth finish. A bit heavier in maltiness than most beers, but to be expected in a stout style beer. Best enjoyed a bit warmer than most Americans prefer their beer, but this allows you to really experience the full flavor and aroma of this exceptional beverage!

Not really a beer you will want to drink all night or after a heavy meal, since it will seem too rich and robust at that point, but best enjoyed early in your drinking session.

Terrific when coupled with Bass Ale to make a Black & Tan!

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.03/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ba Review #212
Served On: 08/17/2012
Glassware: Pint Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

Picked this 6-pack up at Evergreen Liquors in Frederick, MD.

Look: Poured a deep mahogany color, boarding on black but did let some light through along the edges. Head was a thick 1-finger of lighter tan foam, your typical Guinness head. There were some carbonation bubbles floating around.

Smell: Roasted coffee and some dark winter fruits. Some spicy biscuit.

Taste: First was a bitter coffee note followed by a light plum or raison. Then a roasted malt set in and carried into the finish. Overall a very light palate with high drinkability.

I can’t quite see how this beer falls within the Stout classification. It seemed more like a Schwarzbier to me. It’s a nice beer for the summer when you’re tired of lighter styles like Pilsners or Pale Ales.

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.02/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 2.5

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
80 out of 100 based on 6,382 ratings.