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Guinness Generous Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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76
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180 Ratings
THE BROS
76
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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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JJKBeerLvr

Pennsylvania

2.68/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served August 2013 from bottle into pint glass

Appearance: Amber, with thin head that did not last long.

Smell: Very mild aromas. I get some sweet-malt aromas, but overall not much.

Taste: Middle of the road body (not full but not too light). Not a lot of hops nor malt taste.

Mouthfeel: Thin, and smooth.

Overall: Ok ale. Will probably not buy a case, but will drink it when it is included in a Guinness mixed assorted case.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 21:29:31 | More by JJKBeerLvr
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-17-2013 20:27:14 | More by warpedrevolution
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -9.6%

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

New York

2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

08-07-2013 02:38:18 | More by russwilliam
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

08-02-2013 01:48:00 | More by mwbrady12
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-29-2013 18:10:08 | More by FreshButterbeer
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cwkash

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -9.6%

07-21-2013 23:10:32 | More by cwkash
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-17-2013 06:44:49 | More by bmjivi221
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -54.8%

07-09-2013 23:40:34 | More by DonFrap
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.2/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Guinness Generous Ale has a medium, off-white head, a clear, reddish-brown appearance, lots of bubble streams, and just a few bits of lacing left behind in splotches. The aroma is of straight-up brown bread crust, with just the faintest spice. Taste is the same, with wonderful sweetness and a pleasant hop bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Guinness Generous Ale finishes clean, refreshing, and ultra drinkable. This is a superb offering from Diageo. I just love it!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 14:54:24 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Stugotzo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-07-2013 16:08:37 | More by Stugotzo
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Sweffin

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-26-2013 03:47:08 | More by Sweffin
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-08-2013 11:22:59 | More by enelson
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four91

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-05-2013 01:48:07 | More by four91
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

05-30-2013 03:16:46 | More by kkmiller76
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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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RaijinQ

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-28-2013 23:32:13 | More by RaijinQ
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-15-2013 23:11:17 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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jtierney89

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Deep garnet color with good clarity and a nice craggy off white head. red grapes, nuttiness, lots of red wine like notes on the nose, dark fruits, plums.

thinner body than expected. A little messy and not as clean as expected. A little tiny. Too many dark fruit flavors, not enough toasty and biscuit notes. Sweet yet balanced. Kind of like an underbaked biscuit with fig jam on it and maybe a touch of butter. Really thins out on the finish. Semi-dry but would benefit from being dried. Definitely needs more body.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 22:51:45 | More by jtierney89
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tubeyes

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

04-02-2013 03:56:03 | More by tubeyes
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.6%

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

Michigan

2.7/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured into tulip glass.

A: Pours a deep ruby color with big white head, decent retention

S: Smells of grass, hay. Cant get much else.

T: A little malt here, maybe a slight bit of roasted malts, mostly skunked flavors.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Maybe I got a bad bottle but not being too huge in this style it seems my bottle was more skunky than it should be. It came from a friend who got it in this years Guinness variety pack. Overall I'll probably pass on this one next time.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2013 22:48:13 | More by robhbest
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dgv0

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-17-2013 01:48:11 | More by dgv0
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mbacon3227

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-14-2013 00:53:20 | More by IrishRacer
Guinness Generous Ale from Guinness Ltd.
76 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.