Guinness Nitro IPA
Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Nitro IPAGuinness Nitro IPA
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From:
Guinness Ltd.
 
Ireland
Style:
English IPA
Ranked #147
ABV:
5.8%
Score:
69
Ranked #30,291
Avg:
2.97 | pDev: 24.58%
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
596
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 09, 2022
Added:
Sep 17, 2015
Wants:
  33
Gots:
  370
SCORE
69
Poor
Guinness Nitro IPAGuinness Nitro IPA
Notes: Made in Dublin, Ireland at St. James's Gate, Guinness™ Nitro IPA is brewed with Irish barley malt, a touch of roasted barley and five hop varieties — Admiral, Celeia, Topaz, Challenger and Cascade. The Challenger, Cascade and Topaz hops are dry-hopped to accentuate a sharp citrus aroma. The beer's blend of CO2 and Nitrogen helps to balance out the profusion of hop flavors, while also creating the signature surge and settle made famous by Guinness™ Draught. The IPA is brewed with the same unique Guinness yeast strain used to ferment all stouts at St. James's Gate.
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Reviewed by yetijosie from Texas

5/5  rDev +68.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
first time having a nitro IPA, did not expect it to be so dang good! had it during the summer... everything about this beer is perfect in my opinion, i love the smooth, creamy body and the refreshing citrusy, almost lemony flavor, you must try this if you like IPAs or just new experiences in general.
Jan 09, 2022
 
Rated: 3.82 by DCH from New York

Jun 18, 2020
 
Rated: 2.9 by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

May 05, 2020
 
Rated: 2.41 by rbwnrt

Feb 04, 2020
 
Rated: 3.79 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Dec 16, 2019
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Reviewed by papaglide from New York

4.24/5  rDev +42.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
ITS NOT A US HOP BOMB...remember this is an example of an ENGLISH style IPA.
Very nice example of an IPA. Slight biscuit, earthy hop blended nicely by the addition of the nitro. Good ale and quite a refreshing alternative to all the millions of juicy, hazy, mango, citra, simcoe, bullshit hop bombs that are currently dominating the US craft beer industry.
We need more like this.
Oct 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.71 by dsreeves from Florida

Oct 13, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by Will-C

Sep 09, 2019
 
Rated: 2.7 by DarrellK from Florida

May 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Feb 12, 2019
 
Rated: 2.9 by arzt from Germany

Jan 31, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by paulish from New York

Jan 14, 2019
 
Rated: 2.96 by MercInc from Wisconsin

Jan 14, 2019
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Reviewed by josanguapo from Spain

3.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
De Corte Ingles. En vaso de pinta de Ikea. Jugando a Avernum 6. Sorprendentemente agradable viendo el nivelito de su draught stout. Agradable lupulado clasico de corte herbal y terroso algo acaramelado. Color sucio
Dec 14, 2018
 
Rated: 3.7 by Campodog from Spain

Dec 07, 2018
 
Rated: 3.02 by Houborg1 from Denmark

Nov 12, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by Robertas from Lithuania

Nov 09, 2018
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Reviewed by NWOBHM7 from Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This offering from Guinness has been a bit misunderstood based on some of the reviews here. Its important to understand that the majority of the hops used in this beer are British. No pale or IPA brewed in the UK will taste like the American versions which use American hops giving them the familiar piney, citrusy, hop forward qualities. British hops tend to have a more earthy, floral quality. The nitro gives the beer a nice creamy mouth feel and the taste is familiar to what you would find in a cask IPA from an English pub. This is a nice change of pace but if you are looking for an American IPA like quality stay clear of this beer.
Nov 05, 2018
 
Rated: 3.22 by Shanex from France

Oct 19, 2018
 
Rated: 1.33 by rooster1970 from Alabama

Oct 14, 2018
 
Rated: 2.44 by JohnDon from Texas

Oct 09, 2018
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Reviewed by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

5/5  rDev +68.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
GOD I LOVE THIS BEER!!!!!!! This is a good one again, this is a well balanced IPA that does not have a bad thing to get all up on this. It cascades beautifully in the glass and keeps to a good steady well balanced beer.
Oct 08, 2018
 
Rated: 2.58 by draegerjosh from California

Oct 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.12 by Dentist666 from Russian Federation

Sep 14, 2018
 
Rated: 2.53 by Can_if_you_can from Minnesota

Sep 12, 2018
 
Rated: 1 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Sep 01, 2018
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Rated by AccipiterofBeer from New York

3.09/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Not the worst thing I've tasted but not a beer I'll be revisiting.
L: 3
S: 2.75
T: 3.25
F: 3.5. The only redeeming quality.
O: 3. Not a good beer.
Aug 16, 2018
 
Rated: 2.06 by spartacat300 from Pennsylvania

Aug 16, 2018
 
Rated: 3.76 by SargeC from California

Aug 07, 2018
 
Rated: 2.75 by BdM from Netherlands

Aug 03, 2018
 
Rated: 2.75 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Jul 21, 2018
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Rated by Tennisballa07 from Georgia

2.53/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
How is this an IPA? All malt.
Jul 19, 2018
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Reviewed by MikeFischer04 from Virginia

1/5  rDev -66.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
This is hands down the worst thing I have ever drank. If I was dying of dehydration in the desert and I came across an ice cold Nitro IPA, I would die staring at it thinking how in the world did I end up in this situation. Actually, I'd use it as a tool to help kill myself faster. I guess the reason I give this a 1 (-99 should be an option, ill contact the admin) is for that reason..... i poured the beers in the toilet after 2 sips.
Jun 23, 2018
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Reviewed by safaricook from Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
The nitro accentuates the malt and smoothes the hops. The experience is wholly different to a regular IPA. I wouldn't go for it when I want an IPA but it is a nice beer. I do not know why it gets smashed so much here. Probably because it is from a brewing giant. I do not care I enjoy the malts and the smoothness without having to deal with the coffee roast of a regular Guinness. The downside is a bit of a watery taste to it.
Jun 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3.1 by NightINgale from Russian Federation

Jun 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.47 by Oleg85 from Russian Federation

May 30, 2018
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

2.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Nitro stout or porter, even cream all--good. Nitro IPA--bad. IPAs are enjoyed for their bite, liveliness. So to have an IPA that's mellowed and creamy just doesn't work.
May 30, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by kjkinsey from Texas

May 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Chilmer from Iowa

May 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by DigitGrowler from Kentucky

May 22, 2018
Guinness Nitro IPA from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 69 out of 100 with 849 ratings