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Guinness Generous Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

205 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 9
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RyanLigeia on 11-14-2012)
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Picked this up as a mixed pack from Guinness - Guinness Draft, Guinness Generous, Killkeney Creme ale, and Smithwick. All are in cans (I do love the cans). This is the Guinness Holiday ale. It is quite mild in taste, dark amber in appearance. For a Holiday (winter?) ale it doesn't have much spiciness. I think Brother Jason got it just right with his review.
Update: I'm having my second one and I'm enjoying it much more that=n the first - the flavor seems to be more present this time. BTW this is from a can, a plus in my opinion, and non-nitro (I think nitro would have made this even more enjoyable).

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I am a huge Guinness fan, so I must disclose that fact. The Generous Ale is like a Red Ale version of the original. It is delicious. It has a sweet, but not too sweet start and a malty smooth finish. It has a nice amber to caramel color, with a surprising amount of clarity. The only issue I have with this beer is that it isn't more readily available.

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Guinness Generous Ale from Guinness Ltd.
77 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.