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Guinness Generous Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
76
okay

180 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 7
Gots: 6 | 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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Brad007

Vermont

3.09/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a mild brown color with a two-finger head into my glass. It fits the style, a dark mild ale. Not that dark though.

Generously sweet, maybe a bit too much with with a definite edge of roasted barley. Kind of robust. Definitely a Guinness product.

Ditto on the flavor. Drinks like a lighter version of Guinness with chewy, sweet barley. "Fruity". Cuts a bit too close to the edge.

Lingering chewy, sweet barley notes make up the mouthfeel. Doesn't stand out enough to my taste buds.

Reviews don't seem too enthusiastic. To be fair, it's still quite drinkable. Just don't come into it expecting something radically different from the Guinness mantra.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 16:53:17 | More by Brad007
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.08/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The was ale poured from a bottle and had a brownish amber colour to it. Relatively clear with no cloudiness. There was a moderate head left over that settled into a low, creamy layer floating on top. Not much of a smell or taste to it; there was a slightly bitter, malty nose and a bitter flavour, with lingering nutty bitterness. Not particularly flavourful in terms of hop, malt,
or grain.

Would I buy this beer again? Probably not.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2012 03:55:34 | More by NilocRellim
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.6%

04-02-2013 01:33:38 | More by BamfBacon
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Trent

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.6%

11-24-2012 18:15:38 | More by Trent
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MrTana

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -9.6%

11-29-2012 05:21:17 | More by MrTana
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-08-2013 11:22:59 | More by enelson
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -9.6%

08-12-2013 07:55:18 | More by crbnfbr
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GarretD

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-16-2012 03:28:25 | More by GarretD
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -9.6%

10-07-2013 05:38:54 | More by ROGUE16
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cwkash

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -9.6%

07-21-2013 23:10:32 | More by cwkash
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bakerbill

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -9.6%

03-18-2014 13:45:45 | More by bakerbill
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-17-2012 01:09:43 | More by Klif
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BanditoJunkie

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.6%

03-01-2013 01:43:51 | More by BanditoJunkie
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -9.6%

03-13-2013 05:02:22 | More by Zachtheporter
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delgotit99

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

04-06-2014 20:29:09 | More by delgotit99
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four91

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-05-2013 01:48:07 | More by four91
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-16-2013 02:06:20 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3/5  rDev -9.6%

01-05-2013 21:13:11 | More by AndrewMichael
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mmilyko

Nevada

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-27-2012 02:32:51 | More by mmilyko
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yaksurf

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -9.6%

05-20-2013 20:35:41 | More by yaksurf
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somalley26

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.6%

07-19-2014 03:23:33 | More by somalley26
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.6%

04-29-2014 16:05:50 | More by Belittle
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bzach

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-08-2012 23:28:47 | More by bzach
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Selderkin

New York

3/5  rDev -9.6%

01-19-2013 01:53:04 | More by Selderkin
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -9.6%

11-20-2013 23:34:13 | More by RRC03
Guinness Generous Ale from Guinness Ltd.
76 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.