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

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RATINGS: 4892   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.


floyd999's rating

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
floyd999 (8) - - NOV 14, 2012
This truly is my favorite beer of all time. I have never been disappointed or had a bad bottle or can. I have had at times better stouts..but as far as consistency and drinkability goes on a day after day scale there is no better dry Irish stout. My hat is off to Guinness.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (368) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (174) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 27, 2015
11.5 oz. bottle. Pours dark black with lasting tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted. Taste, coffee with slight bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9382) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
birocotsios (48) - - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjik83 (1000) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenOver (181) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerGantzel (28) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (1330) - GREECE - AUG 20, 2015
From can. Black color with nice off white to beige creamy head. Roasted malty aroma, licorice and coffee. Light sweet and heavy bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (970) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
Can, Dover. Pours black, with a good tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, coffee, dark fruits. Creamy mouthfeel. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Bittersweet finish

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shanoknowsfood (69) - Hawaii, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle @ Publix Supermarket, Sarasota, FL - Have read some of the reviews on here and seems this is one of the best the Guinness brewery has put out. So i must have gotten a bad batch, because it was watery and bland. Tasted like they took a regular Guinness and poured half out and filled it with spring water and hoped no one would notice. Only drank one bottle but it was so bad i took it back and demanded my money. Hopefully, next time iíll have a better experience and can re-write this review.


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