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Guinness Red Harvest Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
72
okay

277 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 18.12%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | 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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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

10-01-2013 15:24:39 | More by xk6m6m5x
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braugon

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -2.9%

09-30-2013 17:49:58 | More by braugon
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oberon

North Carolina

2.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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?

Serving type: nitro-can

09-29-2013 23:53:24 | More by oberon
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cwkash

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

09-28-2013 23:25:26 | More by cwkash
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

09-28-2013 19:08:14 | More by michaelfcasey
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RockinRob925

Florida

2.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-28-2013 03:21:13 | More by RockinRob925
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lambpasty

Massachusetts

1.6/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

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.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-27-2013 21:26:19 | More by lambpasty
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podes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -2.9%

09-27-2013 02:05:32 | More by podes
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mschram72

Maryland

2.64/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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

Serving type: nitro-can

09-26-2013 23:36:19 | More by mschram72
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saburky

Ohio

3/5  rDev -2.9%

09-26-2013 15:26:11 | More by saburky
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emergency_beef

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

09-26-2013 03:52:54 | More by emergency_beef
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Lee45102

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

09-26-2013 01:59:16 | More by Lee45102
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

2.8/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Ok, I havent written a review in a long while, but this beer needs one.

A - Ok, it looks cool and has the cascading "reverse waterfall" effect of a nitro can beer. Looks clear and amber, beautiful head as expected.

S - It doesn't have any real detectable aromas. No roast, no malt, no bitterness. It doesn't at all look like an Irish dry stout.

T - I've never eaten chalk before, but my guess is this is what it tastes like. This beer is one of the most disappointing and empty flavored beers I've had in a long time. This is an Irish dry stout? It's not even close, at all. This beer is flat, empty, and without a soul.

M - The mouthfeel is just as discouraging as the taste is. This beer is so light and empty. Honestly, I was very surprised here.

O - This beer is sad. I wouldn't try it again. I will drink most any beer and give any beer a shot, but this was a truly poor showing.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-26-2013 00:16:12 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Hellpop65

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

09-25-2013 03:00:26 | More by Hellpop65
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Mattyb79

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -11%

09-24-2013 23:40:54 | More by Mattyb79
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

1.25/5  rDev -59.5%

09-24-2013 03:18:10 | More by Rhettroactive
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

09-24-2013 00:29:20 | More by hockeyfighter19
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

09-23-2013 14:58:05 | More by Rojada1988
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Zorro

California

3.16/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

New Guinness is always something I look forward to.

Guinness always does well in the looks department and this one is no exception.

Clear light brown to Ruby red concoction with a tall white never dying head. Held up to the light this is decidedly Ruby in color.

Smells lightly malty with a mineral water and herbs scent to it. Roasted grain and a mealy scent. Green spice scent that I ID as cardamom.

Starts out malty with a slight sweetness and a little smoke. Toasted grain and some caramel flavor. Mineral water and a slight chocolate flavor. Bitterness is mild. That being said this is lightly flavored like most UK ales.

Mouthfeel is full.

Overall a mild and inoffensive ale from Guinness.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-22-2013 21:45:43 | More by Zorro
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gwiedman1

New York

2.75/5  rDev -11%

09-22-2013 18:24:52 | More by gwiedman1
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-22-2013 15:38:19 | More by mpalestino
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

2.71/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a dark brown with red highlights and a slight off white one finger nitro head. Nice lace washes down the glass. The beer looks good. The good ends there. The nose is weak of caramel malts and a slight cheap hops. The taste falls flat. There is a weak caramel malt backbone and an adjunct hop back end. The beer taste slightly more complex than an adjunct. The mouth feel is creamy. Overall its rough...it taste cheap. Not sure what the aim was here.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-21-2013 23:03:12 | More by goblue3509
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Clydesdale

District of Columbia

3.14/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a brownish-ruby color with the classic cascade of nitrogen bubbles. Crimson around the edges when held up to light. About two fingers of creamy, thick, khaki-colored foam rests on top of the beer. Retention is very good, and plenty of puffy lace sticks to the glass.

S: Mildly roasty malt aroma. Light cocoa and fruitiness, with some watered-down coffee notes. A light leafy/floral hop presence is noticeable. Perhaps a slight lactic tang as well.

T: Some mild roastiness up front, with the same light cocoa/coffee/fruit notes as in the nose. Hop presence builds gradually into a relatively firm bitterness, at least for such a low abv nitro-stout. Some light leafy flavor from the hops, and some light sourness into the finish.

M: Rather light bodied, but the nitro gives it some pleasant creaminess. Carbonation is light, and the beer is a bit lighter and more watery than standard nitro Guinness.

O: This isn't offensive, but it's also not terribly exciting. I don't know if it'll taste different enough from standard Guinness for people to really flock to it. That said, it's light and pleasant in terms of mouthfeel, so if it gets a beginner interested in more exciting beer, that's a good outcome.

Serving type: nitro-can

09-21-2013 20:59:35 | More by Clydesdale
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kew

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.9%

09-21-2013 20:10:19 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.9%

09-21-2013 19:45:36 | More by cdwil
Guinness Red Harvest Stout from Guinness Ltd.
72 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.