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Guinness Generous Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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205 Ratings

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 9
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: RyanLigeia on 11-14-2012)
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2.68/5  rDev -19.5%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of russwilliam
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of mwbrady12
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of cwkash
3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of DonFrap
1.5/5  rDev -55%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.2/5  rDev +26.1%
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!


Photo of Stugotzo
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Sweffin
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of enelson
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of four91
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of kkmiller76
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of yaksurf
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of RaijinQ
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of AmandaSchaefer
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of jtierney89
2/5  rDev -39.9%
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.

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2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of robhbest
2.7/5  rDev -18.9%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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