Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

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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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Pours a clear deep brown with garnet highlights and a solid inch and a half cappuccino head that leaves moderate lacing as it slowly dissipates.

Roast malt, mocha, and floral hops surface initially in the aroma, accompanied by a hint of nuttiness. Toffee and a bit of cola add complexity. There's a touch of diacetyl present.

Flavor is slightly smoky, rich roasted malt, with an underlying nutty tone. There's a touch of caramel in the background, and the finish is a touch bitter and dry.

Body is moderate to light, with light carbonation.

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A: Black beer with a small light creamy head that stays for a long time. The can with the nitrogen make this beer cool. You see a waterfall of cream on the sides. The head is like a dessert.

S: Roasted coffee

T: Roasted malts with coffee. Hints of chocolate.

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From Notes

Pours the traditional stout look, off white dense head.

Aromas subdued due to serving temp.

Taste is mild and sessionable. Hints of chocolate and roast malts. Only hints. In a quite watery body.

Mouthfeel to die for - smooth and creamy.

Great session beer. Truly great at the low ABV.

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Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
3.46 out of 5 based on 7,649 ratings.
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