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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: 4841   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11387) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2007
Can. Pours almost black with slight red mahogany edges. It always looks so cool when the grey-brown bubbles floculate when pouring, ending as the creamiest, most staying head in history. Aroma is, as always, mildly sweet, with a roasted edge. Flat and creamy mouthfeel, letting the beer glide down easily. Flavour begins sweet, then gets more roasted, and thus, bitter. Dry and creamy, sweet and roasted.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jcwattsrugger (11374) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2005
on tap-pours a deep, rich, tan head that laces nicely. Color is black, with the white rivulets condensing. Aroma is coffee and malt. Taste is coffee. Nicely done, but not my taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (11329) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2006
Can. 4.2 ABV. Creamy off-white fully lasting head. Malty average aroma, very thin flavor, short finish. Red-brown colour. Not a good beer!!!!!!!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
imdownthepub (11197) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2003
Keg, Pasteurised. We all know what it loos like but the flavour has definitely become thinner over the years. There is still the dry, coffee like almost powdery mouthfeel. There is a treacely finish, but ultimate experience, I think not!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2009
about time i rate this. rated from a50cl can bough at a music bar in crete, with the widget inside. black, large smooth head. aroma is roasted, and very mild. hard to snif anything. flavor is sweet, flowerty, roasted grains, sweet licorice, ends roasted.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10945) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2002
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2004 Typical creamy lasting head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Very bitter. Little bit of apple fruitiness and milk well hidden behind the typical dry stout taste. Guinness is best fresh from tap in Dublin, but this can is not a bad substitute. 8 4 7 3 14 =3.6 Tap: Finnegan’s in Hengelo. As it should be: bitter, roasted malt, smooth and creamy. Thin and even a bit watery, in spite of the creaminess. Still a great session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2009
Name: Guinness Stout
Date: January 01, 1994
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs
smooth, dry, good head lk: burnt eggs and ham

Name: Guinness Stout
Date: November 11, 2005
Mode: draft
Appearance: dark ruby red, big nitro tan head
Body: creamy body
Flavor: roasted flavor, light bitterness

Name: Guinness Stout
Date: March 17, 2009
Mode: nitro
Source: summits woodstock
Appearance: black, creamy tan nitro head, drippy lace
Aroma: light roasted and black chocolate aroma
Body: creamy velvet body
Flavor: dry roasted flavor, lots of bitter dark chocolate and black roast

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10873) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2008
A dark clear brown stout with a creamy nitro light moka head. A light chocolate malt aroma, coming more clearly as beer warms up (served way too cold). In mouth, a nice peaty malt, roasted notes, especially when imbibing the foam. Lighter bodied, but overall, much superior to what we get in Canada. On tap at O’Neill’s, terminal 3, Heathrow. Mid Nov. 2006.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (10616) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2004
Black brew wirh a lasting tan head and fair lacing. Rich, dark coffee aroma. Extremely bitter, yet smooth flavor; tastes of iced coffee. Creamy on the palate and it does not sitck around much.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10611) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2004 Draught: Rerate: When it's served properly, for me it's one of the greatest beers to look at. Has an almost black colour with a huge creamy chocolatehead. The aroma and flavour is slightly roasted and have notes of chocolate. A slightly bitter aftertaste, that last long. Still a great beer, but not as great as i used to think.
Original rate 4.6: It's difficult to imagine, that stout beer can be made better.


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