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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

5,114 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 5,114
Reviews: 1,953
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 20.11%
Wants: 26
Gots: 302 | FT: 1
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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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-23-2013 02:41:19 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-23-2013 01:59:01 | More by yuenglingade
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Hopmarc

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-23-2013 00:52:16 | More by Hopmarc
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EersandBeers

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -13.8%

01-22-2013 14:18:44 | More by EersandBeers
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MikhailStout


4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

01-22-2013 06:04:13 | More by MikhailStout
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fivetime

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-22-2013 00:45:09 | More by fivetime
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

01-21-2013 22:00:26 | More by jmccraney
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-21-2013 13:20:14 | More by LooseMoose1978
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cbuijs

France

4.75/5  rDev +36.5%

01-21-2013 08:10:01 | More by cbuijs
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dertyd

California

5/5  rDev +43.7%

01-21-2013 07:16:45 | More by dertyd
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bogggyboys

Florida

2.66/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Ahh…a “Pint of Plain,” the Workman’s Friend, a Guinness Draught, a living piece of history directly from dear old Ireland, supposedly anyway. I like Guinness for what is, not for what I want it to be, and that’s enough for me. Guinness is now a mass produced mega-brew, and the reality is that it’s not much better than any other brew produced on that scale. Initially, it pours dark with a nice creamy head that disappears soon enough. The first sip tastes of roasted malted barley, but as your taste buds adapt to the smoky, dark flavor it has a refreshing but watery taste. It is a porter in name only, and much closer in taste to a dark lager such as “Michelob Dark” (although smoother than more drinkable). I’m not necessarily a beer snob, but a modern Guinness Draught is no match for a quality micro-brewed porter. You won’t have to twist my arm too hard to get me to drink one, but this beer is nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 02:48:50 | More by bogggyboys
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Scandalousmrt

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

01-21-2013 02:28:28 | More by Scandalousmrt
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T-money

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

01-21-2013 02:22:59 | More by T-money
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dragoondingus

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-20-2013 01:22:29 | More by dragoondingus
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Weli

Wisconsin

2.03/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A- What can you say about a classic? No other beer has this look. Ebony pint with thick tan head that is velvety smooth

S-Next to nothing, spring water?

T-Again next to nothing. Am I drinking foamy water? No bitterness only the barest hint of roast character. more astringent than anything else

M-Thin bodied, but nice creamy head.

O- Looks great! no substance whatsoever

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 20:10:51 | More by Weli
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fstorey

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14.9%

01-19-2013 04:10:34 | More by fstorey
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rb2337

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +43.7%

01-19-2013 01:55:58 | More by rb2337
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Selderkin

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-19-2013 01:37:03 | More by Selderkin
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Mosul

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-18-2013 23:07:34 | More by Mosul
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-18-2013 09:28:05 | More by tbeckett
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Dyce

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-18-2013 04:16:37 | More by Dyce
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Wezzle

California

4/5  rDev +14.9%

01-17-2013 23:48:24 | More by Wezzle
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5/5  rDev +43.7%

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Misajet90

Montana

2/5  rDev -42.5%

01-15-2013 20:37:39 | More by Misajet90
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JH7278


4.95/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I truly appreciate the fullness of this beer. It has a great taste and a welcoming follow. I would be happy to have this at my home. Do not be afraid of its dark color or its thick nature, she will be one of the best dark stouts you will ingest. I am amazed to say that its tastes good also in can or bottle form, although I do prefer it by the pint off the tap.

Serving type: on-tap

01-15-2013 18:36:51 | More by JH7278
Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 5,114 ratings.