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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
BA SCORE
3.73/5
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4,274 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:
#24,495
Reviews:
1,394
Ratings:
4,274
pDev:
15.01%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
1,190
Trade:
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Ratings: 4,274 |  Reviews: 1,394
Photo of RLancaster
1.72/5  rDev -53.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

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

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

This is the beer I drink the most. Enough said.

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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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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 4,274 ratings
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