Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
4,259 Ratings
Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)

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Guinness Ltd.

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by SixpointJMH on 11-12-2000

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3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a dark cola brown with a light tan, 2 finger head, good retention, and leaves behind a thick, sticky lace.

Smell - Aromas are more sweet malt than dark roast, with a decent amount of bittering hops to boot.

Taste - Follows the nose, a lot of bittersweet character to this beer. The sweet malt presence is met with an earthy, bitter hop which dances on the tongue; only after their tango does a nice roasted coffee character come out near the finish, while the bitterness rides beneath.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Carbonation is decent for a stout. Finish is dry.

Overall - Bigger and stronger than it's 'draught' brother, extra stout gives a much truer impression of what St. James can bring to the table. An interesting beer from sip to finish.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- a dark pour with a half-inch of mocha brown head.

S- roasted malt and coffee on the nose, like guiness with an added umph.

T- coffe and some semi-sweet chocolate, smooth finish with a bitter twang, slightly metallic. A little thin on the feel.

O- a very solid stout but still misses the mark just a bit on aroma and mouthfeel.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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