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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 4720   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in cans, kegs and bottles with nitrogen and carbon dioxide. Pasteurised. Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder.
Launched in 1961.
Ingredients: Pale ale malt, about 25 to 30% flaked barley, and about 10% roasted barley, with no other grains or sugars; several hop varieties, mainly Goldings (pellets and isomerized extract); a flocculent head-forming ale yeast.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hartung32 (243) - Indiana, USA - DEC 11, 2014
It's Guinness Draught. Nothing else need be said................................. -- via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badpuppy69 (278) - orange, California, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Pours a very deep amber with foamy creamy head with widget. Aroma is dark fruits slight caramel slight grassy hop mild dark and milk chocolate. Taste follows the aroma well with a little hop bitterness on the back end. Medium to heavy mouth feel. Very smooth! Extremely drinkable! !

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bleki (68) - Gliwice, POLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Pours black. Nice brown head, which stays. In aroma iron, some roasty, some chocolate. In taste watery, with some sourness and bitterness. Medium to light body, oily texture, little bit sticky. Almost flat carbonation. Bitter finish. Looks fabulous, but taste could be better.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmanigold (31) - - DEC 10, 2014
Slight roasted chocolate flavor. Very smooth on the palate. Really easy to drink, especially with pie. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MalpaBezAmbicji (17) - - DEC 8, 2014
Ok, it looks absolutely impeccable: great foam, color. But there’s something in the taste i cannot stand (this special kind of sourness), not even mentioning that it lacks any aroma. Too watery and flat.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nudiebear (151) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2014
Can at home. Poured a dark brown with a fair and solid white head. Smells of wood, earth and slight coffee. Tastes sweet with a coffee finish. Everybody should try this one.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 5, 2014
Multiple draught pints! Classic drink. Dark, full body, creamy head. Roasted, light body

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jagienka (58) - Łask, POLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Puszka. Barwa ciemna. Piana obfita kremowa drobno pęcherzykowa (azot). W aromacie bardzo słabo wyczuwalne nuty palone. W smaku puste delikatnie kwaskowate i goryczkowe. Słabo nasycone. W porównaniu do Guinness Original ma lepszą prezencję lecz słaby smak i aromat.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AStoutFan (7) - Geneva, New York, USA - DEC 2, 2014 does not count
Pours dark brown; turns black. Light tan to almost eggshell white head. Head is nice when left on draft. Downfall is that aroma and initial taste is too much like a typical American light beer. However, you can’t beat that trademark Guinness aftertaste. This creates a conflict with how to rate the taste. I went with a seven instead of eight because the thin palate leaves much to be desired. Overall a good trade-off between a dark beer and something thin and easily drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daemon55 (10) - Helsinki, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Absolute classic. I just adore the appearance of this beer. Huge, creamy head. A bit of fruits, coffee and almost charred malt. Easy to drink.


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