Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught
BA SCORE
3.56/5
7,736 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#39,119
Reviews:
2,267
Ratings:
7,736
pDev:
19.66%
Bros Score:
3.01
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
2,443
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 7,736 |  Reviews: 2,267
Photo of MrJuengling
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of tspadoni
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of DutchBeerDrinker
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Evoforen
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of KYGunner
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The nitro can was created, I would guess, for looks and feel. It certainly succeeds in look as the transformation of this beer, as it enters the glass is both beautiful and entertaining. The head it builds is thick and creamy and congeals into a solid unit. The color is black, plain and simple.

The scent is lacking as some charred malt is present but lost for the most part.

The taste is toasty, charred malt with a back end of sweet creaminess. Problem is as good as it tastes, it's simply not tasty enough. The whole taste gets lost in a wash of watery finish and feel. The nitro seems to take away the very essence of the beer and depletes, what I always felt, was a very good stout.

 690 characters

Photo of shamrok
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of Jedi8625
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of kwclock
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of praxis16
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Localdrinklax
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of blastoderm55
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of braedon_peluso
5/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of jdcgchicago
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.36/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance 4.0
Aroma 3.5
Taste 3.5
Mouthfeel 3.25
Overall 3.5

Pours dark black color with finger width foamy head. Head retention and lacing are very good. Aroma is not very strong. Slightly roasted, malty aroma. Hints of coffee. The taste is really watered down up front, continuing with a watered down roasted coffee taste, Not sure if this is an out of date can (shouldn't be), but I remember Guinness being better 9it has been a while, though).

 455 characters

Photo of cambabeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Ant4711
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of beernads
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Embails7
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ethanmc12
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Rihup
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of hermit990
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 7,736 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.