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Guinness Original / Extra Stout (Ireland/UK)

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


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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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If you were in a pub sometime between 1821 and 1970, chances are this is the Guinness you would have been drinking. Originally brewed as the XX version of our Porter, it’s hoppy, roasty, and crisp, with a bittersweet finish.

NOT AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES! Ratings for US Guinness Extra Stout are at Guinness Extra Stout (North America)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ischas (25) - - MAY 17, 2015
50 cl Flasche, "deutsche" Version mit 4,1% vol. Schwarzes Bier, brauner, langlebiger Schaum. Aroma nach geröstetem Malz, Kaffee und leicht karamellig, Geschmack bitter, starke Röstaromen, leicht wässrig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrMati (26) - Trzebnica, POLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Aroma of dark malts and coffee. Well heated shows hint of diacetyl. Deep black, clear color with red reflection - something like coke. Medium, creamy foam, subsides quite fast with little lacing. In taste there is coffee and hint caramel. Some sour note. Bitterness is on medium level to high. Lasts rather long. Ashy, phloemy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (5327) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
Complete black color with a thick creamy off white head. One big lacing down the glass. Smooth coffee aroma. Medium body with a pleasant soft carbonation. Solid coffee flavor with some roasted notes. Lovely pub ale.
[On tap at Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (2080) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
Guinness draft @pub Liverpool, black with creamy head. Malty aroma and some syrup sweetness. Tasty, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, licht yet okay for now after drinking loads of Carling. Before and after the game Everton - Manchester United 3-0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass Aroma- Has a rich malt aroma Appearance- Pours a blackish brown like dirty motor oil with a medium sized tan head. Taste- Big malt flavor, the beer goes down nice and smooth Palate- This is a medium bodied moderately carbonated beer with a thick syrupy texture Overall- a really good stout, that is very easy to find. A great beer for those who are not used to stouts to give a try.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rotaldinho (113) - Paris, FRANCE - APR 18, 2015
A bit disappointed by this one. Nothing to sse with the classic Guiness Draugth

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
I find this near enough one and the same with the continental europe type, so see its review for my feedback

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (214) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
Pours slightly less foamy than draught Guinness very dry very drinkable but there’s much moire fun to be had in the world of stout/porter away from the stock Guinness. It just needs to be explored

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrJamesMcEwan (115) - SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2015
* Bottle. Pours clear black, with a frothy cream coloured head. * Aroma is mild, roasted coffee & burnt paper. * Palate is medium body, medium carbonation, medium bubbles. * Taste is bitter malt, coffee & dried fruit. * Finish is bitter, coffee, malty & refreshing. * Bitter malt, coffee, dried fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (5247) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
44cl Can from Co-op, ABV 4.2%. Almost black colour, light-beige head. Aroma of berries, roasted malts, toffee. Flavour is berries, light tartness, roasted/burnt malts, light ashy, toffee, bitter finish. Light bodied. OK.

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