Guinness Draught | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness DraughtGuinness Draught
7,735 Ratings
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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330ml bottle. Murphy´s Pint glass. (also suggested straight from the bottle).Enjoyed on sep´11. Dark mahogany. Beige, medium size bubbled, thick layer head. Lasting crown ´til the end. Roasted malt, roasted coffee, candy aromas, hints of bitter cocoa. Dry bitterness at fist sip lingers into the finish. Medium body, medium/high carbonation. Slightly watery in the middle. Dry bitter coffee finish & aftertaste.

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On tap @ An Sibhin, Antwerp.

Despite having had the unequivocal joy of tasting some of the best stouts in the world, I think it's important to put both feet firmly on the ground and have a few pints of the grandmother of all stouts: Guinness.

A: Black on first sight, but quite obviously a dark ruby red when held against a light source. Gorgeous creamy off-white head, meringue-like texture when tapped properly. Put fingers in it to make little Bart Simpson spikes, shouldn't play with food though, naughty boy.

S: Nothing to write home about. Few aromas making its way through the head: watery and metallic notes, slight hints of coffee and dark chocolate.

T: Again, not great. Primary notes are water and iron, with slight hints of roasted malt bitterness. Aftertaste is a pleasant bitterness, yet also accompanied by those omnipresent metallic notes.

M: This is where this beer shines. Gorgeous mouthfeel because of the nitrogen, slides down the throat with buttery smoothness. Sits in the stomach surprisingly light, you can easily down a few pints of this even if you're not a big drinker.

O: Objectively speaking not a great beer as it greatly lacks in flavour and aroma, but the mouthfeel makes for a unique experience. An excellent fallback stout should you see it on tap.

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Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 7,735 ratings
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