Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

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4,231 Ratings
Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,231
Reviews:
1,384
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
15.09%
 
 
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108
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a six pack recently. Appearance has some brown-black look with a frothy head and thick lacing on the side. There is a light roasted aroma of hazelnut, chocolate, raisin, and malt. Nice taste with a sweet malt mixed with hints of dark coffee. I liked the mouthfeel to this; it was a good, creamy drink, but it was not too heavy thanks to the carbonation. Overall, pretty darn good.

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A – Dark nearly opaque brown, nearly black. Head is pale brown in color, fluffy, lingering and leaves nice lacing.

S – Malty, though not real fresh malts. Almost a bit old, but the malts for the most part are sweet and chocolaty.

T – Bitter coffee and chocolate notes here. Nothing too complex, but does have a noticeable lingering bitterness.

M – Surprisingly thin, though it is nice, clean and crisp. Just a bit unexpected for the style. Maybe overcarbed.

O – This is a bit underwhelming out of the bottle. Though for such a widely distributed dark beer it is nice enough. No huge malt complexities, and it drinks quite light and crisp.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
3.71 out of 5 based on 4,231 ratings.
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