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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This beer is average. It tastes a little skunky and watery for a stout.

Has a great mouth feel. Very smooth.

Appearance was dark brown and deep with a light ultra creamy head.

Overall I would order most stouts over this. Go for a Great Divide!

See ya on the next one.

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Served in a pint glass

Appearance – A nice deep dark color; nearly black, with cascades of nitrogen billowing up from the bottom of the glass as the beer settled a bit. Once settled, a very nice off white head was present. This faded slowly over time giving a moderate level of lacing.

Smell – Roasted barely mixed with a bit of coffee and an ever so slight bit of chocolate. A bit dry and not very potent, but very appropriate for the dry irsih style.

Taste – A nice, very lightly sweetened oat backbone meets the tongue. This is mixed with a nice roasted coffee and the slightest bit of bitter cocoa flavor, just as is detected in the aroma. Toward the end of the taste any little bit of sweetness that was initially present (which is quite little) is lost to more bitter flavors that intensify and leave a rather dry-bitter oat flavor in the mouth.

Mouthfeel – Ah …you have to love a nice nitrogen driven dry stout. The creaminess from the carbonation coats the mouth with a wonderful feel of smoothness. This coupled with the light abv. makes a beer that is very easy to drink. It’s quite enjoyable.

Overall – This is a very nice light Irish dry stout. I think it is classic for a reason – They make a great brew at a reasonable price. Well done Guiness.

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Guinness Draught from Guinness Ltd.
3.46 out of 5 based on 7,623 ratings.
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