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Guinness Draught - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

5,648 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 5,648
Reviews: 1,986
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 45
Gots: 572 | 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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Appearance – Rich dark colour with nitrogenated head normally about 1 finger (when it is well poured) The settling process is like watching a storm in a glass which is one of this beers main selling points in the UK and Ireland. Head retention is second to none as there always seems to be almost the same head in the bottom of the glass as at the start.

Smell – Essentially little to no hop aroma at all but there is the faintest hint of hawthorn wood and macchiato.

Taste – It is rather mild with little alcohol to note making it a good intro to the Stout world but if you want deeper flavours then try something else. It has a very pleasant bitterness to it, which some may not like. Oddly enough this beer is made for gulping not sipping and the flavour is best if you follow this advice. The taste matches the smell almost to a Tee.

Mouthfeel – Full in the mouth owing to its excellent head but with a very dry finish.

Overall - Not mush to compare it to this beer has a taste all of its own. That does not make it the king of Stouts that its branding would have you believe it is but for what it is meant to be this is a decent enough brew. This beer is more than drinkable and is a longstanding favourite here in Ireland its relatively low alcohol content makes it a very sociable drink and not too heavy on the gut like some.

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Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 5,648 ratings.