Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

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79
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7,620 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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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:
7,620
Reviews:
2,248
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
20.23%
 
 
Wants:
153
Gots:
2,345
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 7,620 |  Reviews: 2,248
Photo of Profundobaso
3.28/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Guinness glass from one of the special edition cans

L - The beer, when poured right, looks beautiful. The stout settles perfectly, and you get a perfect creamy tan head that lasts.
S - Roasted malts and chocolates.
T - Incredibly smooth, but but a little lacking in flavor (a bit watery). The roasted malts still come through though, making the beer feel nice and hearty.
F - simple mouth feel but a very easy drinker. Does taste like a draught beer even though it came from a can.
O - this is always a nice go-to stout, and Guinness will always be distinctive and unique. There might be better stouts, but I'm happy to drink one of these anytime.

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Photo of IPAhead24
4.51/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of HopsForBrains
3.84/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
3.31/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful color and feel but the flavor was mediocre, kind of like an very watered down extra stout. Definitely still enjoyable but nothing I would order again.

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Photo of Kraig
3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of souvenirs
4.01/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of hegg4345
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Strigiform_Witness
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffreyhill021
4.3/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.15/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Let's be honest, rated to style this is a 5 across the board. It's the original. Having said that, I'm reviewing this completely on my personal taste. No denying that it's beautiful; a cascading waterfall of dark brown turning into a smooth and complete black abyss with the tightest bubbled khaki foam of a head. Smell is a bit roasty, perhaps earthy, but not much going on. Flavor is the same. Bitter chocolate, roasted malt, earthy hops, and some blood like metallic flavor. Mouth feel, creamy and smooth. Could easily drink in a low lit bat all night long without thinking twice about it. Overall, it's Guinness!!! But there are others out there that I find a tad more delicious. Slainte!

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Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VoxRationis
5/5  rDev +44.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Decanted into a conical pint glass from a nitro can. Pours with typical effervescent activity from bottom to top, clearing to black, with a persistent 1/2 inch, light khaki head. Nose: malts blend into something like an almond milk noet; palate: subtle and smooth blending of malt flavors with virtually no bitterness. Full, creamy mouthfeel despite relatively low alcohol content.

The draught nitro can replicates a fresh, recently tapped draught barrel (the gold standard of taste) remarkably well and as closely as technological possible and thus always appreciated for the great drinking experience that it is.

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Photo of Stevied2303
4.81/5  rDev +39%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of White_Whiskey
2.88/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kkmiller76
3.73/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of vabeerguy
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rliu917
4.03/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swim
2.79/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of reebtaerG
3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BltByKrmn
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dharmelink
3.47/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carter_T
4.39/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
3.46 out of 5 based on 7,620 ratings.
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