Guinness Extra Stout (Original) | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Extra Stout (Original)Guinness Extra Stout (Original)
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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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4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The first time I had the stout on tap I disliked it. It seemed to hit me like a burnt-bitter fist in the mouth. Subsequent tastings on tap in Ireland converted me into a full on stout lover.

The look, properly poured, is phenomenal.

Smell: smells like a good Irish session.

Taste: roasted, chocolaty, substantive, delicious, creamy, perfect balance of darkness and carbonation.

Overall: If only Guinness in the states were as good as on tap in Ireland....

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

So far, it is a good beer. It is nothing like a Southern Tier Choklat Stout, but it is certainly worth trying.

For 6.99 ($2 dollar discount).... the price couldn't be beat. I'll probably try another.

Appearance - About the same as any other beer in a bottle. Though the bottle has more content than most american beers.

Smell - It seemed okay to me.

Taste - I liked it. It has flavor. Yummy

Mouthfeel - It is great. I certainly got more out of it than what I expected.

Overall - I give this 4.0 range. Better than the Guinness Draughts imo

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in nonic glass.

Appearance: Almost pitch black, tan head off the initial pour measures roughly 2 fingers length.

Smell: Light malt, barley, it smells bitter believe it or not.

Taste: Bitter, slight molasses with a feel of grapefruit skin.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, not initally the smoothest but is definitely an acquired taste for most, me on the other hand can't get enough.

Overall: Better than it's cousin beer (Guinness Draught), texture is full and more importantly potent in flavor. This beer does not disappoint, Salud!

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Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 55.9% out of 100 with 4,246 ratings
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