Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,684
Reviews:
2,259
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
20.23%
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
2,392
For Trade:
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Photo of Laxlyon
3.86/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tundra335
2.98/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jpsizzls
3.12/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thehoff9
4.36/5  rDev +26%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeckHardy
2.06/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I have had this recently on tap and out of the can. There was a difference in taste in my opinion.
On tap 7/21/17 at a pub called Henry's. Paired with fried prawns. Poured jet black in the glass. Beige head. Faint smell of toffee and expresso. Taste was soft and velvety. Mouth feel was creamy and smooth. No after taste at all. Over all Guinness on tap is excellent.

From the 14.9 can on 7/22/17 The appearance was the same as on tap. Very faint aroma. Head of foam was the same. The taste however was not good. There was a underlying bitterness and an odd aftertaste. Over all Guinness from a can is not at all good. It is best fresh and on tap. I will be ordering the stout on draft in the future but I will never purchase this product in cans again.

Guinness on tap is excellent. A solid A
Guinness from a can is subpar. It ranks a D,

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Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of schavuytje
4.19/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark body almost black with soft white bit of coloring foam soft bitter rather smooth frothy cream slightly watery in the finish, alternate for the subtle skinny and low-grade beers

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Photo of sloggettstrength
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Honestly not much to say. My go to beer when I go out if they don't have craft.

Draft > Can > Bottle.

I am disappointed with inconsistencies from can to can though.

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Photo of TylerGoble1
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of claire363
4.26/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of petrusek23
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SweetReverend
4.63/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ConsumerOfBeer
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

There's something about a Guinness that keeps me coming back for more.

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Photo of kybeerdrinker
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spencer96
4.86/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Love it if I want a dark beer I always go for a guinness on draft.

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Photo of marcrech
3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChipChaight
3.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlayerSixtyfour
3.91/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Who doesn't love a Guinness? Its iconic at this point. The real Irish stout.

It pours black with a solid head that sticks around. Remember to two step pour since its a nitrogen beer!

It loses points on the nose because it doesn't really have much of one. Very feint in the glass.

On the taste it's AWESOME. maybe a bit malty for people that don't drink stouts. It has the perfect dry creemyness that beers should chase. It tastes like coffee, cream, and malt. Delicious.

It loses points on the mouthfeel because it's a bit thin for what I want but that doesn't make it bad.

Overall Guinness is iconic for a reason. It's friggin delicious! This is my goto beer whenever craft isn't available.

Everybody go have a Guinness!

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Photo of jbehlar
3.16/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of cdclark81
4.9/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A watered down stout which is short on texture and flavor.

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Photo of Reiddrinksbeer
4.39/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

In my opinion Guinness draft is one of the best beers ever. The look of the beer is unmatched when poured into a pint glass. The smooth creamy but yet ever so delicate and light mouthfeel is a thing of beauty. The taste is of coffee and dark roasted malt at just the right strength. If this beer lacks in anything its the smell. Not that it smells bad it just doesn't have a whole lot of smell. I would literally drink Guinness all day everyday if my wallet and liver could handle it.

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Photo of Stockatron
3.31/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It just depends so much on where you get this and if it is can versus tap, and if the irish water is in it or not. This rating is the best I ever had it, on tap in Sydney. I'd say it gets a bit better in Ireland, but not a lot. Probably more to do with the craic.

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Photo of videofrog
3.66/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cknoch
4.12/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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