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


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RATINGS: 4903   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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.

dm9831's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2011
pours black with a fluffy, fluffy tan head with lots of lace. the puiblican has to wait a long time to allow the head to settle, then top it off before it is ready to be served. nose of coffee with some chocolate notes. flavor follows the nose with hints of chocolate, a coffee btterness, and a bit of nuttiness. medium bodied, lightly bitter finish. i sampled this at many different public houses in dublin and kilarney, ireland, during a recent trip.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
szymonskc (97) - POLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Guinness Draught ma niesamowitą pianę, utrzymuje się do samego końca picia. Kolor czarny. Aromat kawowy. Smak kawowy, mleczny.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
srwalker155210 (108) - Port Orange, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2015
I don't know what to say. It's not awful, but it's not great. I'll never drink it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonLaRue (54) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 26, 2015
The "American Standard of Stouts" Guinness does not disappoint. The taste is symbolic of stouts from the UK though Imperial Russian have come to dominate the stout game. 10 years ago this would have been a 10.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Klimaet (842) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2015
Tap @ Flintstones thanks to the beautiful Nynne Uhre! Lol. Pours black with a medium offwhite head. Aromas of malt, sweet chocolate, dry. Taste is bitter, sweet, dark chocolate, malts, dry, light sweet licorice. No carbcarbonation, medium body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JeepGC4x4 (23) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 11, 2015
This is one of my favorite beers. Nice aroma; smooth and creamy on the palate. Dark color with a thick head. Nice, malty taste; slightly bitter. Geat, classic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (341) - Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Originally rated on 10/8/06. "One of my favorite beers, have been drinking it for years, always in my fridge, malty and smooth going down, fine aftertaste. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Szopeen (75) - ToruŮ, POLAND - SEP 11, 2015
Wygląda wspaniale, pachnie nawet nieźle, ale jest tak wodniste w smaku, że nie ma się czym zachwycać.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1291) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2015
Can 50cl. (with nitrogen-widget). Deep dark brown nearly black color, good dense capuccino-colored head, mostly lasting (because of the nitrogen-widget I presume), good lacing; aroma sweet malts, roasted, bit tobacco, chocolate; taste medium sweet and bitter, milk chocolate, creamy; medium body, creamy to oily texture, at first lively, later soft carbonation, aftertaste slightly roasted and bittersweet, cardboard; classic.

   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 (179) - Arkansas, 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!

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