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


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RATINGS: 4905   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.

chris83282's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chris83282 (4) - - JUN 14, 2013
Great beer to drink alone or in a black & tan. Its good out of the can, bottle, or out of the tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Echon (98) - Århus, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2015
Can, 50 cl. Black body with a very fine light beige head. Malty and slightly hoppy aroma. Dry taste with light bitterness and medium acidity. There are nearly no flavours from the dark malts. Light body with very soft carbonation. Dry and slightly bitter finish. This beer is really not for me. The combination of it being dry and sour, and almost flat, is unfortunate. I pretty much prefer the opposite of that, so I guess Guinness never really had a chance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ConAcide (2) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - OCT 6, 2015 does not count
Not quite like the Guinness I know and loved from my trips to the UK. Taste is very much like toasted caramel. Seems very flat on the palate, but there are definitely carbonation bubbles in the glass. Color is dark brown to black. Full bodied, thick. Pours thick with a 1/4 to 1/2 inch head. A great beer on tap, and probably a good beer if you’re just getting into stouts. Won’t be buying bottled Guinness again.

   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 (852) - 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) - Toruñ, 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 (1293) - 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.

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