Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
BA SCORE
3.73/5
4,260 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): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,927
Reviews:
1,391
Ratings:
4,260
pDev:
15.01%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
1,178
Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corburk
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheLuckiestMan
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thenameisjohn
3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of angus95
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lampro
3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good stout, very drinkable, much enjoyed cold out of the bottle.

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Photo of PuffySAJ
4.17/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

It’s Guinness so you know it’s good. This is my go to beer. Although Guinness is a large company, they’ve been brewing great beer for nearly 300 years. So, although this would be beer that you’d find next to those other companies, it bursts with a full-body flavor that puts those other horse-piss tasting beers to shame.

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Photo of insouciantx
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kitekid
3.86/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chase781617
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MADDJACK
4.42/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Not a bit of Irish in me, but I'm a Guinness fan. Although I was always told these Extra Stouts were first brewed in England and exported to India. While it's not as strong as most Stouts I think someone looking for something other than a Pilsner would be fine with starting out on it.

To me the Aroma is that of toasted bread, the taste is malty chocolate with (At this point) very little bitterness. So like I said if youre tired of Pilsners and looking to get your taste buds wet with something different you cant go wrong here. Just follow the rules and drink it from a glass and not the bottle for crying out loud. Some say it must be consumed at room temperature, but to me the colder the better with this one. Save the room temperature for the brown / pale ales.

Anyway thats my opinion. But I could be wrong.

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Photo of RLancaster
2.35/5  rDev -37%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kevintaraross
4.35/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SillyRabbitz
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stoutmaster9
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 1 PINT 6 FL. OZ. bottle into an official Guinness pint glass. Room temp.

Pours black with a dash of ruby-brown towards the bottom. Tiny bubble streams rising, initially easy to miss, 4.20 fingers of willowy tan foam, featuring many wee bubbles, a few huge, Soon the head narrows to 1 and a half fingers. Lacing present.

Smells like a Guinness, where have you been? Chocolate, malt and a hint of coffee. Scent always jogs the memory, a unique, delicious echo, centuries old ...

Creamy, smooth, understated and dry. A rather different delight from the icy pints I'm so accustomed to. Mid gulp carbonation bubbles, a real tasty sipper, without patience it's lucky charms could be overlooked.

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Photo of DanielEgusquiza
4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a good strong tasting stout if there ever was one. It's flavor is up front and forward but goes down nice and smooth, drink room temp for the best flavor profile, chillin it cuts that beauty down a bit but still packs a nice flavorful punch.

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Photo of Verasong
4.08/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MichaelGennings
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer has a thick light caramel coloured head. The beer itself is black like coffee.

The smell is toasted malt and brown bread - all kind of subtle.

Taste is dark malt, brown bread, and a slight bitterness that is very satisfying.

The body is medium to full and the finish is dry.

This beer is a classic. It goes well with heavy meals: stew, chilli, steak - those type of dishes.

Great job, Guinness.

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Photo of thampel09
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of choll
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good stout. Smells like chocolate and coffee.

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Photo of Johnnoray
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johnct
4.31/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.86/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall a solid stout. Nothing fancy, but a very good beer.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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