Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught
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Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001

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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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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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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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Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 40.3% out of 100 with 7,719 ratings
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