Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

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79
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7,681 Ratings
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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:
7,681
Reviews:
2,259
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
20.52%
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
2,389
For Trade:
1
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3.34/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of HappyGuy12345
4.6/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sampled in the Dublin Airport in a pint glass.
Apperance: Lovely black with large tan, foamy head. Seeing this beer being poured into a glass is really is a thing of beauty and deserves nothing less than 5/5.
Smell: Subtle hints of coffee and chocolate
Taste: Dark malty flavor with hints of coffee and some mild (but pleasant) bitterness
Mouthfeel: Smooth, creamy and frothy
Overall: An excellent "go-to" beer, especially when in a pub or bar.

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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

Photo of TheMarkE
3.47/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Dark dark brown, almost black, with a very good head of foam.

Smell: Dark roasted malts, very faint hints of smoke and coffee.

Taste: Dark roasted malts.

Mouthfeel: Slightly watery yet creamy with very little aftertaste.

The Verdict: It's OK. I know it's considered the gold standard of Irish stouts, but I find it a bit bland and underwhelming. If it tasted as good as it looks it would be nearly perfect.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
3.37/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Finally got around to actually saying a few words about one of the few 'world beers': I've had this in many places over many years. The review is of a pint in a local club near my house in Shropshire, drank during a charity auction on 27th Sep 2013.

It's dark and has a creamy head, any of the other 4,000 plus reviewers notice that?

Malty, chocolate and coffee notes in both the nose and mouth: a classic stout in every way.

Rich more than creamy on the palate, those slightly burnt malts giving a mild bitterness along with their semi-sweet molasses that flavour the beer so well.

Pleased I've put some words down.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
3.46 out of 5 based on 7,681 ratings.
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