Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland


on tap

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RATINGS: 4935   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
steve_steve (12) - - SEP 7, 2015
A true Irish legend. You can never go wrong when you order a Guinness! Its in a class of its own

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (219) - USA - SEP 6, 2015
Poured exactly according to the video.

Pours a neato looking dark brown to black color. Creamy beige, long lasting head. Nice lacing.

Aroma is coffee and chocolate. Also of cream. But thereís also a small amount of medium roasted malt.

Taste is creamy and sweet. Low bitterness. Low alcohol. The chocolate and roasted malt are right at the end. But really only at the end. It tastes good, but not a lot of character.

Mouthfeel is great. Very creamy. Very smooth. Very drinkable. Itís watery. A light-bodied stout.

Overall, I like it a lot. Itís fun to drink. Has a great head and lacing start to finish. I could go into how it brings back memories, but I wonít. Itís good, but not great. Certainly worth a try!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (216) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pours dark brown almost black with a medium sized brown head. Body is a little thin. Aroma is of roasted malts but not very strong. Taste is smooth, dry, and somewhat bland. I didnít really like the flavor that much. Too simple without much lingering taste. I did get a slight taste of bacon grease near the end. Not sure if I imagined that or where that came from but it was distinctive. No harshness or bitterness, some of this is due to the lack of overall flavor. Not my favorite Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (512) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Actually had this for the first time -Big chocolate w some roasted coffee upfront -slight notes of caramel -incredible creamy head retension -carbonation almost non-existent -slightly chocoltaty,watery finish always good seeing actual good macro beer out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (271) - - AUG 27, 2015
11.5 oz. bottle. Pours dark black with lasting tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted. Taste, coffee with slight bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9999) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
This rate has been some time in the making. Consumed plenty of times is plenty of places in the past. This particular review is keg at The Swan, Bayswater. It pours darkest brown / near black with a thick, creamy beige head fir which its famed. The nose is always a challenge due to the denseness of the head..... sort of creamy, toasty, smooth roast, coffee grounds, light cocoa and liquorice. The taste is smooth bitterness, toasty, earthy roast, charred stuff, some acidity, coffee grounds, cocoa, pepper, light burnt notes, soil and sort of watery aspect with a short, dry finish. Medium body and moderate, velvety carbonation. The taste and aroma arenít exactly game-changing. The body is pretty good considering. A safe option in a shit pub and a decent chaser for a whisky pretty much sums it up.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
birocotsios (81) - - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Brown black appearance with brown head that quickly dissappear. Weak aroma. Light sweet taste with notes of coffee and a small bitter finish. No carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjik83 (1104) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015
50cl van de tap bij John Mullins, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 4,1% Uitgeschonken in origineel Guinness glas Uiterlijk: zwart met stevige cremelaag Aroma en smaak: koffie, gebrande mouten Conclusie: bekende draught, niet erg veel smaak voor een echt stout ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenOver (202) - SLOVENIA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap in England pub in Ljubljana. Very nice and soft white head, pure dark appearance and a roasted, coffee like aroma. Medium bodied with a very mild hoppy aftertaste. An excellent autumn beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerGantzel (135) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
From tap at the pub in BlŚvand. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Beautiful dark appearance, clear liquid. Long lasting soft well tasting foam - definitely a part of the experience of drinking a guinness. Sweet taste, not much bitterness. Well tasting and a light stout. Great beer!

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