Guinness Generous Ale | Guinness Ltd.

Guinness Generous AleGuinness Generous Ale
BA SCORE
18.6%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 263 ratings
Guinness Generous AleGuinness Generous Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RyanLigeia on 11-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,885
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
263
Liked:
49
Avg:
3.35/5
pDev:
13.73%
Alströms:
3.33
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 263 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of Suds
3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A reddish brown ale...the head is off white and medium in size, producing a delicate lace. Mother smell is malt forward. Some fleshy fruit and bread in the aroma. Clean flavor. Unassuming, and straightforward.

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Photo of dental
3.66/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The Generous Ale is an easy drink beer.....medium in body with subtle carbonation. Beer poured a clear brownish amber with offwhite head that is leaving only a spotty lace. The scent is bland and the taste carries a tinge of spice. Overall its ok.

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Photo of Dajaydee
4.21/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Quality product, as always from Guinness.

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Photo of dannyboygaga
3.83/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BGCoon
3.43/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kpowledge
3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MidwestBA
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of squack
3.54/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattday25
3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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3.4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.84/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.24/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.24/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of JimKal
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Picked this up as a mixed pack from Guinness - Guinness Draft, Guinness Generous, Killkeney Creme ale, and Smithwick. All are in cans (I do love the cans). This is the Guinness Holiday ale. It is quite mild in taste, dark amber in appearance. For a Holiday (winter?) ale it doesn't have much spiciness. I think Brother Jason got it just right with his review.
Update: I'm having my second one and I'm enjoying it much more that=n the first - the flavor seems to be more present this time. BTW this is from a can, a plus in my opinion, and non-nitro (I think nitro would have made this even more enjoyable).

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Guinness Generous Ale from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 18.6% out of 100 with 263 ratings
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