Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

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4.47/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I'm honestly suprised people prefer the creamy tasting original Guinness over this wonderful full flavored extra stout.

A- The look is one of my favorite things about this brew. I love a good dark beer and the look of this beer is almost as black as ink with a off white frothy head.

S- The smell doesn't stick out too much to me it just smells like pretty much every Porter brewed beer does.

T- The taste is great. Instead of the creamy almost milky taste that the regular Guinness has, this beer has more of Porter brewed tasted to it you can actually taste all of the ingredients that are used to mske this brew.

M- The mouthfeel is just as good as the taste. Not too thick but not too thin either and its doesnt taste watered down.

O- Overall its just a great beer from Dublin.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.06/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a Guinness pint glass.

Pour: Nearly pitch black that still remains splashy and provides a two finger tan head.

Smell: Pretty much just roasty malts all day long. Maybe some coffee.

Taste: Follows the nose but adds a subdued bitter chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Pretty drinkable, like a regular Guinness but a little heavier.

Overall: Ok, but I'd rather have a regular Guinness.

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.12/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a lager glass. Pours a deep black, With a massive, I guess you could say " canyon " of tan head. Beautiful looking. But! will it disappoint me as other guinness products have? Let's find out!. The smell is of sweet malts, And agave. Nothing else. The taste pretty much follows the smell of sweet malts and agave, with some slight odd cherry sweetness perhaps? an odd bit of flavor if you ask me. The mouthfeel adds nothing new at all. Same ole stuff, different section. Would I buy it again? Nah. Lucking a single bottle only cost me $1.99 at Jake's Liquor in Monroe, Michigan

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Completely black. Huge creamy head that will not go away. Best part of this beer is the look.

S: Strong roasted/coffee

T: Incredibly strong bitter coffee and roasted flavor. But these flavors are too strong. Very burnt tasting. Leaves strong aftertaste. Burnt coffee DESTROYS any toffee or chocolate that may be hidden underneath making the beer bitter and one dimensional.

M: Not creamy enough, and the aftertaste stays too long.

O: Beer is far too bitter. I prefer regular Guinness Draught.

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
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