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Guinness Generous Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
76
okay

181 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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Trent

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.4%

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

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-27-2013 02:30:11 | More by JackMcAwesome
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +20.8%

01-30-2013 21:15:48 | More by Colosdog
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GarretD

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.4%

12-16-2012 03:28:25 | More by GarretD
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tito42

Missouri

3.65/5  rDev +10.3%

Poured from bottle to an imperial pint. Purchased from the winter sampler. 11.2 oz :(

A: Between chestnut and ruby, clear, with active carbonation and a foamy tannish head.

S: Roasted malt and barley, popcorn butter, plums, grassy hops.

T: Toasted grains and adjuncts, buttery diacetyl, plum, grassy hops.

M: Medium bodied with a zesty, dry finish.

O: Much better than the black lager, this is a decent seasonal English Ale.

01-15-2013 02:53:46 | More by tito42
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Nihilistkid

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

01-20-2013 23:39:34 | More by Nihilistkid
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delgotit99

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.4%

04-06-2014 20:29:09 | More by delgotit99
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N3rdM3t4l

Oregon

3.23/5  rDev -2.4%

11.2oz bottle into standard pint.

A: A head of rather large bubbles that was quarter inch thick fell pretty fast to a thin ring and no cap. Very clear and a nice mahogany color. Reddish hue to the brown actually looks pretty appealing.

S: a little toasty malt, like a brown malt in there. A little hops but not much more than for balance. Not super complex, actually less complex than normal Guiness Extra Stout.

T: here it goes, the big reveal. Not what I expected, more bitter than anticipated. Has that burnt bitter flavor one would expect from black malt. not too much else there, it follows the nose pretty well. Considering the style this makes sense though a mild with a little dark malt in it.

M: feels like a mild, light and surprisingly crisp. Pretty refreshing.

O: picked up the winter 12 pack to give this a shot, not bad but not worth the cost. However the pack also containes 3 bottle of Forein Extra which is really really good.

11-17-2012 04:39:53 | More by N3rdM3t4l
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Bix

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-03-2013 16:49:18 | More by Bix
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Thunderballroom

New York

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

01-12-2013 05:27:21 | More by Thunderballroom
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nakedninjaturtle

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-26-2013 02:07:17 | More by nakedninjaturtle
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.4%

12-17-2012 01:09:43 | More by Klif
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Golden32

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-03-2014 18:34:34 | More by Golden32
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ChrisPratz

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +27.8%

A: Pours to a very nice deep dark brown, with a good inch and a half of head that dissipates slowly to a nice pillow of foam.

S: Nice roasted malt flavorings with some sweet malt aroma coming thru.

T: Light toasted malt flavorings coming thru with just the slightest hop flavor at the end. Very nice.

M: Light carbonation, no dry feeling. No creamy feeling either like other Guinness brews.

O: Very nice brew here. Lighter in body then Guinness Draught but without the creamyness makes for a light and flavorful brew that i def enjoyed.

12-14-2012 06:28:33 | More by ChrisPratz
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Juice-O

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-23-2012 19:52:14 | More by Juice-O
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

01-16-2013 08:00:07 | More by Coduhhh
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Rbroccoli

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

06-24-2014 01:02:28 | More by Rbroccoli
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Vogie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

12-15-2012 20:34:34 | More by Vogie
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AnotherImperial

Arizona

3/5  rDev -9.4%

01-28-2013 04:07:33 | More by AnotherImperial
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Baldjosh

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

12-15-2012 00:09:53 | More by Baldjosh
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NeoZaZ

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +20.8%

01-25-2013 00:56:19 | More by NeoZaZ
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BanditoJunkie

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.4%

03-01-2013 01:43:51 | More by BanditoJunkie
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Uniobrew31

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +14.2%

Real good beer, More of a traditional ale... not a "hop bomb". Think bass ale with a shot of guinness poured in. This was a very drinkable, smooth beer with a very mild flavor and the aftertaste of guinness. I only wish they sold it separately if only to be able to enjoy a few of these rather than only getting three per twelve pack. I look to see it next year in its own package.

11-28-2012 01:28:35 | More by Uniobrew31
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mbacon3227

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-15-2013 01:00:54 | More by mbacon3227
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MichaelBuck

Colorado

4/5  rDev +20.8%

12-20-2012 02:24:31 | More by MichaelBuck
Guinness Generous Ale from Guinness Ltd.
76 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.