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Guinness Red Harvest Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
72
okay

290 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lemke10 on 08-21-2013)
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Photo of e30todamax
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

e30todamax, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of Larence
3.34/5  rDev +7.4%

It is as it says..on the can.
Alluring blend of lightly roasted barley and subtly sweet Irish malt.
It's very very smooth, malty and goes down smoother than any beer or ale
that I've ever drank. There is not a hell of a lot of taste however.
After all is said and done, I just finished a can since "review" began..goin back for more, and more...

Larence, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.21/5  rDev +3.2%

A: Pours a deep ruby color with a fingers worth of the usual Guinness nitro head that sticks around for the entirety of the beer

S: Some roasted malts and sweetness. Not much else

T: Starts off with a bit of roastiness followed by a light sweetness that lingers on well into the finish. Maybe some dark chocolate as well, but that's about it

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Pretty much the same as usual Guinness with a bit of extra sweetness that washes over any complexities it might have. I quite like it (more because I'm particularly fond of sweet beers) and enjoy a regular Guinness from time to time. It's also interesting to see a red stout. I'd drink it again

BEERMILER12, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
3.16/5  rDev +1.6%

A translucent purple-red stout with clarity. Still it's crowned with a creamy block of nitro head from the can widget. Cascaded beautifully. I always dig this look.

Sweet Irish malt is very noticeable right off the bat. Roastiness is still very subdued. Mild and not pronounced, for a stout. The sweeter grain malt blankets the usually boring, halfway-mineral notes of a standard Guinness Draught nitro-can beer's malt offerings.

Tastes uniquely bland. Malty muck with a subtle Irish Red character. Lightly-sweetened by this new grain malt, but lacks toast. Malt roast is somewhat dry, still, but the finish seems powdery. The body is still milky, but not creamy like Guinness Irish Dry Stout on nitro. Carbonation is micro fine and low. Fell short of what it could've been.

thecheapies, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of zeff80
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

zeff80, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of M_C_Hampton
3.06/5  rDev -1.6%

A: poured from a 14.9 oz can into a pint glass, red brown colored with the traditional cascading bubble creamy tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: heavy on malt, lots of caramel, grain, toasty bread

T: mostly malt, not much else

M: thin and watery

O: it's Guinness Red that failed a few years ago in Europe, lacks flavor and the wonderful roasted character of Guinness

M_C_Hampton, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of enelson
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

enelson, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.65/5  rDev +17.4%

Poured from a 14.9 oz. nitro can. Has a cola color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, a touch of coffee. Taste is malts, smoke, some coffee, very easy drinking and balanced flavors. Feels creamy in the mouth and damn that beer disappeared fast. Good stuff.

tone77, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Eric908
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Eric908, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

tdm168, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of CreightonSM
3/5  rDev -3.5%

CreightonSM, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
3.55/5  rDev +14.1%

From the widget can L3187GE001-19:58. Sampled on October 3, 2013.

It pours a reddish brown color with moderate clarity and a long-lasting nitro-powered silky tan head. Loads of nitro-powered lacing.

The aroma says "Guinness" right away with their house yeast, roasted barley malts, and sugar sweetness.

I found the body to be thin and watery and that was a disappointment.

But the flavor did give it another solid punch with its roasted malts, molasses sweetness, and a low to moderate bitterness on the end. It also ended very smooth. It was quite easy to quaff probably more due to its thin body than anything else. There is a slight distinction from their regular Guinness stout but it is modest.

puboflyons, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of jwc215
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Pours dark ruby with a lasting thick head from the that leaves plenty of nitro pour.

The smell is mild - slight malt and a hint of roast.

The taste is very malty, and slightly nutty, but not too sweet because of a hint of roast and because of the general mildness of it. It has a rather abrupt finish.

It is creamy, though a bit thin.

Easy enough to drink, but rather bland. It is like a lighter stout with some red ale maltiness mixed in.

jwc215, Oct 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

xk6m6m5x, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of braugon
3/5  rDev -3.5%

braugon, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of oberon
2.91/5  rDev -6.4%

Pours into a pint glass a clear deep ruby with a cascading light beige head atop.Non descript aromas,a tinge of roasted coffee malt and tin.Flavors of dry roast and more tin,it's dry and pretty much flavorless to be honest.Not much of a beer,what kinda harvest is it realy?

oberon, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

cwkash, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of michaelfcasey
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

michaelfcasey, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of RockinRob925
2.91/5  rDev -6.4%

This is still a great brew although it still lingers of a regular Guinness. There is not much noticeable change in appearance or activity. The color is a bit more translucent and there is a bit of sweetness on the end but that's it. Sorry about the fair rating for I am a huge Guinness fan. Better luck next time lads.

RockinRob925, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of lambpasty
1.6/5  rDev -48.6%

A - typical Guinness here, a bit more red amber and translucent appearance sure, but in general the same standby. Nice cascading action towards the end of the pour and that same 1 finger off-white head that lingers the entire time and leaves a quilt of lacing all the way down

S - Honestly, nothing of note. Some light dark malt and a hint of toast, but that's about it

T - Take 2-3 ounces of a decent marzen style beer and add 8oz of water to it. It's like if Budweiser made a "fest" edition. No notable flavors, maybe some hint of a weak malty toast here and there but it's all quickly washed away by the watery, flat mouthfeel. Overall has that cheap beer flavor on the back of the tongue thew entire time.

M - Flat, bodyless, characterless. Like a watered down marzen that was left out all night.

O - Typical, terrible Guinness - at least what we get in the US. To me it's the Bud Light of Stouts, and it's just something that $3 draft Miller/Coors/Bud/Corona drinkers go crazy for on St. Patrick's day so they can pretend to be Irish. I will never understand how Guinness is able to produce a beer that looks so beautiful, but ends up being so hollow. This version fits the same bill, and will - if anyone actually cares about it - just be peddled to the same crowd that thinks Pumpkinhead is the be-all end-all of pumpkin ales.

lambpasty, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of podes
3/5  rDev -3.5%

podes, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of mschram72
2.64/5  rDev -15.1%

Looks great as it pours, same as the normal nitro-can Guinness. That's the end of the positives. Tastes weakly, hardly any flavor. Basically tastes cheap. Disappointing. It is comparable to a beer that has been diluted with water - there is almost no power to it and the consistency of it seems too fluid. There is also almost no detectable aroma.

Serving type: nitro-can

mschram72, Sep 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

saburky, Sep 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

emergency_beef, Sep 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

Lee45102, Sep 26, 2013
Guinness Red Harvest Stout from Guinness Ltd.
72 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.