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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught

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BA SCORE
80
good

6,294 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 6,294
Reviews: 2,071
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 20.23%
Wants: 75
Gots: 998 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.91/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

This beer seems to be slammed by craft drinkers way too much. I think it is a pretty solid stout.

A - The beer pours a dark brown color, but because of the nitro widget the brown rises and turns into a very creamy nice 1 1/2 finger of head and the beer turns black with tinges of dark red on the edges. Great looking stout.

S - A lot of people say it is hard to get a nose on this but right away I get hints of chocolate and roasty coffee in the first smell.

T - Roasted malts, once again chocolate, and robust coffee. Good taste.

M - I have had a few stouts and this one is quite light-bodied, but smooth.

O - Very solid stout, not my favorite but an easy drinking decent beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of Thepumpkinpiper
4.76/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the beer in my opinion - nothing else I have ever had has ever compared to it, nor, I doubt, will ever. It is brewed in heaven with the tears of angels, proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

A - Pure black unless held up to light, where it takes on a dark blood red hue. Perfect foamy head, cascades melting along the sides of the glass as it settles.

S - Faint actually - not too much there but barley malt.

T - Unforgettable. Malty, bitter without being bitter, full flavored, a perfectly balanced stout.

M - Milky, luxuriant, and yet this drink goes down like water for me. Less carbonation equals better drink.

O - This, for me, is the beer by which all others are judged. I know lots of beer snobs go off on other drinks, but this is the holy grail of beers. Pure malt deliciousness, but not overpowering - truly a gift.

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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5/5  rDev +42.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of jmarklan
3.06/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Barnaby's.

Almost ebony, a little red around the edges w some light getting through. Creamy head lasts a while as well.

The aroma is hard to pick up... very, very faint. Slight dark malt.

Tastes of very slight coco and wet charcoal. Not really a whole lot going on here, but not unpleasant.

The mouthfeel is a bit thin, but is sooo smooth and creamy. Easily my fav part of this beer.

Overall: Well, it's Guinness. Nothing special, just something you should get on tap at least once

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2/5  rDev -43%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
80 out of 100 based on 6,294 ratings.