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Guinness Extra Stout 5.0% (Continental Europe)

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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Only ratings of the 5.0% Version belong here. For Continental Europe, formerly to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-barley version, replacing the flaked barley.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, flaked barley, roasted barley, hops and hop-extract.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
L_Lovecraft (16) - - FEB 7, 2016
Coffee, roasty, some notes of chocolate, a beautiful black with a huge tan head but not very persistant, medium sweetness with a bitter final, taste is similar to the aroma...very good, maybe too sweet.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
YantarCoast (676) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 29, 2016
500ml can. Brewed in Russia under license. Pours black with a big tan head. Aroma is literally like someone vomited into the glass. WTF is going on here? Taste is coffee, roasted malts and sourish. Totally ruined by the awful aroma. Drank quarter of the glass and drainpoured the rest.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tenval (21) - FRANCE - JAN 17, 2016
Not a very good beer but totally drinkable. This beers really does kind of sweet roasted malts. Tastes isn’t very good but yeah the "sweet" feeling of the aromas are justified by a very soft bitterness, too soft in my opinion for a stout. Palate is pretty poor, not complex at all, I’ll say coffee/malty (just as aromas). Great apperance though, you can see it’s an industrial beer (lack of yeast) but the colour and the lovely foam just makes me want to drink it. It’s ok, will probably not buy it anytime soon though. The "extra" stuff sounds like marketing to me, bullshit. And I avoid beers that lack yeast deposits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
evannell (439) - - JAN 11, 2016
Guinness jaki jest, każdy wie. Sliwki, ciemne słody, lans przy dziewczynach. I chociaż w Biedrze po trójce za butelkę, to wygląda na 3x droższe, niż Piotrek z Bagien.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kamillozo (96) - POLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Butelka 0,33. Piwo barwy czarnej, nieprzejrzyste. Piana jasnobeżowa, wstępnie wysoka i drobna, redukuje się do skromnej obrączki pozostawiając jedynie łezki na szkle. W aromacie lekka słodycz (karmel, czekolada), palone słody, kawa. W smaku średnio pełne, dość wytrawne, palone, może nawet ciut popiołowe, z lekką kawowo - paloną kwaśnością przełamaną czekoladową słodyczą. Posmak kawowy, palony. Goryczka niska, palona. Wstępnie przeszkadza zbyt wysokie nagazowanie mocno odczuwane na języku.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marek13 (244) - Brzesko, POLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Bottle 27.05.16. Slightly aroma of coffee, chocolate and bread. Also peas in a can and little alcohol. Dark brown coloured beer, clear. Beige two fingered head, disappears with no lacing. At tongue strong bite of carbonation. Roasty and medium sweet taste of coffee, dark bread and chocolate. Medium dry and stem bitterness. Nice, little sour aftertaste of coffee and hop. High carbonated, alcohol is perceptible, medium body, thin texture. Not bad, but nothing fancy, also with defects. Low drinkability due to over carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kacyper (818) - Łęczna, POLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Butelka. Aromaty kawy, czekolady, słodów ciemnych, palonych. W smaku bardziej (od draught) pełne. W miare słodkie, lekka kwaśność od słodów.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (3439) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with shirt lasting head. Aroma of caramel, biscuit, faint chocolate. Taste is a crystal malt toffee bomb with a touch of chocolate. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rikstar (1759) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2015
0,33l fles tikkeltje zuur en droog met bessen, beetje koffie en grenadine. Liever een van de tap

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (1572) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
Bij Maakun. Fles. Een rubber dropje en verveine-thee. Backlog from 2015/07/12.


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