Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
BA SCORE
3.73/5
4,259 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:
#23,891
Reviews:
1,391
Ratings:
4,259
pDev:
15.01%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
1,177
Trade:
0
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Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VoxRationis
4.59/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Decanted from an 11.2 oz (330 ml) bottle into a conical pint glass; production date 7/1/17.
A: Pours a dark brown-black with a foamy, half inch, tan head with good retention and moderate lacing.
S: Slightly tangy with aromas of espresso and unsweetened chocolate. Roasty and toasty.
T: Flavors follow the nose closely. Bitterness nicely in balance with maltiness. Leaves a tingling sensation.
M: Medium bodied with solid carbonation.
O: Lacking the head and clearing of the latter nitro version, this remains a classic, crowd-pleaser. Sláinte mhaith!

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Photo of gandres
3.42/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From 12 ounce bottle to wine glass
4.00 Sight: Black, dark brown on the edges when held against the light, medium dark tan foam
3.00 Smell: malty, nutty
3.00 Taste: low bitterness
3.00 Feel: very good, lively carbonation, good finish and follow through
3.00 Overall: Overall good beer, ok to repeat but not look for

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

Photo of lilalibby
4.33/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

better than a regular ol' guinness. i'd rather drink other stouts but this is pretty fine

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Photo of Zopiac
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cookusmaximus97
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My all time favorite...I will forever love this beer!!!

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Photo of TheBen5
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of derdtheterd
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
2/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The taste was too strong for me. I ended up going with a PBR instead of a second one, which says a lot about how much I enjoyed it... Perhaps I would enjoy the regular one

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Photo of smartassboiler
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SGR1220
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tylers65
3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csmrx7
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandschorr
4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A great Stout. Period. One of my go to beers for those cold winter days in New York. An opaque dark brown color with a wonderful tan head. For a first timer, you may notice great lacing as the head breaks down. For me, the aroma is chocolate and coffee along with a bready and roasted malt flavor. Overall a great Stout that everyone should try.

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Photo of adam36
4.11/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of G_Shoe
3.57/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Skagerrak
3.18/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The old standard. Poors nicely, a bit too bitter but nicely malted.

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Photo of TylerGoble1
4.23/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nace4
4.07/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of huthuty
4.33/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours impressively dark with a large and extremely persistent head,
Smells lightly of dense malt, smell is otherwise somewhat bland, a good aroma regardless
The taste is very rich and chocolatey, a good balance between the stout flavor and alcohol content, better than most stouts I have had in regards to taste, both overwhelming and drinkable this beer is solid

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Photo of emwilke
4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StormAles
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 4,259 ratings
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