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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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4,275 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:
#24,558
Reviews:
1,394
Ratings:
4,275
pDev:
15.01%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
1,190
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 4,275 |  Reviews: 1,394
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

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

A solid, classic stout, but there are many better ones out there.

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Photo of Albertdidz
4.59/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.24/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tried it out of a bottle, had it several years ago but did not remember enough to recall it. For starters, there is little smell from the bottle, which was kinda strange. Clean mouthful, but taste of coffee is prominent at the end. Beer leaves a coffee aftertaste too, Good beer overall.

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Photo of Stout_beast
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of denace_mennis
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mojopin88
4.3/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Weezle94
4.32/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Guinness Extra Stout (Original) from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 4,275 ratings
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