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Guinness Nitro IPA | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Nitro IPAGuinness Nitro IPA
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2.96/5
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786 Ratings
Guinness Nitro IPAGuinness Nitro IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Onemoresolo on 09-17-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,222
Reviews:
240
Ratings:
786
pDev:
24.66%
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2.05/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MrJuengling
3.03/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Khaack
2.77/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AnalogReigns
3.6/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PatrickSweeney1996
4.1/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffo
2.98/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Got this one in Buffalo this past summer. Couldn't resist.

From a can into a beer glass.
IBU: 44
Hops: Admiral, Celeia, Topaz, Challenger & Cascade

APPEARANCE: Pours a creamy, thick, one finger nitro head with excellent retention. Lovely cascading pour settles to a hazy burnt orange with no carbonation evident. Good, thick cap remains until the end leaving some nice lacing down the glass as it empties.

SMELL: Milder aromas of caramel, toffee and some melon notes. Not much going on.

TASTE: Pale malts, caramel and toffee sweetness up front. Milder finish of pale malts, earthy hop notes, some melon, hints of grapefruit and some good hop bitterness.

PALATE: Same nitro feel. Creamy and slick on the palate, goes down very smooth and finishes a bit dry.

OVERALL: I always enjoy Guinness dry stout so I couldn't resist giving this one a shot. I also enjoy nitro beers in general so this one obviously fit the bill. The nose and flavor profile are rather pedestrian, as there's really not all that much going on here. Still, if you're a fan of nitro beers, you might really like this one.

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1.96/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of JPadilla
2.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TLA
3.35/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of the_awesometeer
2.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The beer is a dark orange color with a thick white head. Smells of bread, mild hops, and citrus. All the smells are very faint. I almost feel like the taste is nothing. It has faint hops, faint malts, faint flavor overall. The beer is nice and smooth, but it is a nitro so I expected it.

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2.78/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of adam36
3.2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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2.58/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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2.85/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

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3.31/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Blackford4x4
1.89/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Nothing about the beer is good. Color is off, taste is terrible, the mouth feel is awful because of the nitro. The nitro does not seem to work in an IPA. Guinness has dissappointed me with this beer.

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4/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kayakguy
3.3/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours like a nitro. With lots of cloudy foam. Fun to watch. Not much smell for an IPA. Tastes is very silky but no hop bitterness with the finish. Tastes more like a nitro pale ale. Drank three cans at summer cookout. More like a session pale ale.

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3.56/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.38/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Decanted from a 11.2 oz (330 ml) nitro can into a Weissbier vase; serial number, but no production data.
A: Pours a clear, amber to light copper color.  Bottom to top clearing typical of a nitro can, leaving a foamy, half inch, light tan head with good retention.  Significant Belgian lacing.
S: Aromas of bread and chocolate.
T: Raisin and bread predominate, but very little and late bitterness.  Refreshing without aftertaste.
M: Medium bodied, creamy, with very persistent carbonation evident.
O: Clearly an English Indian Pale Ale, yet, other than the nitro can, I really found nothing to distinguish it.

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1.06/5  rDev -64.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Poured from 12oz can with widget into Spiegelau IPA glass. No date.

L: Murky orange, finger width off-white head has excellent retention. Not surprised being a nitro.

S: Smells like nitro with some faint hops. Metal note. Wet cardboard.

T: Hops are all but present, some faint malt, again metal and wet cardboard. Seriously disgusting.

F: Light, nitro, clean finish.

O: What an incredibly terrible attempt at an IPA. I still dislike nitro beers and this one does nothing to dispel that. Just horrendous.

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Photo of andrewh995
2.06/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Pours a hazy copper with ok cascading and a fine white head. Smells of, ummm, I actually can't tell you with this one. Tastes of, hmmm, metal? no hops? tea? wtf???? A mediocre nitro feel. Honestly I'm sorry but this beer just tastes gross. Not just ok, but truly awful. I'd rather have a but light...

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Guinness Nitro IPA from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 786 ratings
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