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Guinness Red Harvest Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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296 Ratings

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Ratings: 296
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.65%
Wants: 4
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website

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 JasonTaverner
3/5  rDev -3.5%

JasonTaverner, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
3.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - deep mahogany with a ruby tinge when held to a light. Huge creamy, cascading ivory head holds excellent retention
S - sweet malt, roasted barley, cream - all pretty minimal
T - familiar Guinness stout flavors here with roasted barley, sweet malt, faint chocolate and caramel; sweeter than their usual stout, but it seems like less flavor
M - extra smooth and creamy, but rather watery; finishes semi-dry with a faint lingering roastiness, very very easy to drink
O - I like it, but I prefer their stouts over this one. Nice to try something different from this brewer but it seems a bit gimmicky

barnzy78, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of Billolick
3.55/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

14.9 oz. can with a nitro widget inside.

No freshness/canning date/consume by info.

Pours very dark amber with a reddish hue. Typical Guinness/nitro pour with the cascades of tiny bubbles flowing upwards to form a solid, lasting and creamy khaki cap. Leaves real nice looking and copious tiny bubble sheeting all up and down the glass. Nice looking beer. Actually the look is the highlight of this beer...and thats not really a good thing...

Nose is faintly of milk chocolate and some sweet malts.

This beer is quite thin, to the point of being watery

Flavor is equally restrained. More mild chocolate, and some mild minerally notes and again some sweet malts.

Uninspiring in its super thin body and super subtle flavor notes.

Billolick, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of MickeyMonk
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

MickeyMonk, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of Elevated_Vagabond
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Elevated_Vagabond, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of PEIhop
2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

PEIhop, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of e30todamax
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

e30todamax, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of Larence
3.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

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 08, 2013
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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
Photo of tdm168
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%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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
Photo of xk6m6m5x
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%
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?

oberon, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of cwkash
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

cwkash, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of michaelfcasey
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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

RockinRob925, Sep 28, 2013
Guinness Red Harvest Stout from Guinness Ltd.
72 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.