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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 5032   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nitro-can, nitro-keg and nitro-bottle; Filtered
Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder. Abv ranges from 4.1 to 4.3 % depending on where it was brewed (Guinness exports a hopped and concentrated wort to regional breweries who then brew it on site).
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.


rcasta's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rcasta (846) - - MAY 20, 2008
esta es una de mis preferidas, una cerveza oscura intensa que desde que se sirve en el vaso se empieza a apreciar con aroma, color y calidad - guttes bierre!


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
M2ATK (13) - MEXICO - MAY 28, 2016
Nitro-can, nitro-keg and nitro-bottle; Filtered Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder. Abv ranges from 4.1 to 4.3 % depending on where it was brewed (Guinness exports a hopped and concentrated wort to regional breweries who then brew it on site). 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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
batupata (13) - FINLAND - MAY 27, 2016
Almost black beer with a two-finger width beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Taste begins with a sweet note, some spice and then develops into coffee. Maybe little too watery. The aftertaste is quite bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlf (179) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2016
pitch black with thick off-white head, nitrogen-thing is doing itís job, color changes from brown foamy to black as it settles, aroma is roasted malts and dark chocolate, cacao, creamy mouthfeel with flat carbonation, slightly watery, taste is roasted malt, slightly bitter, refreshing, low to medium sweetness, dark fruits(hint of raisins, dates)

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
myxy (15) - HajdķnŠnŠs, - MAY 22, 2016
Aroma: caramel, dark chocolate, a little coffe Appearence: black color, brown foam, rocky head Taste: lighhtly bitter, medium sweetness Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3204) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
nitro draft, poured a pitch black colour with a small creamy tanned head. nose of sweet toasted malts, chocolate, charcoal, caramel, roast. sticky mouthfeel. sweet aftertaste, creamy. full bodied and flavoured for the abv.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudsmeister (73) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2016
14.5 ounce can with the nitrogen widget thing. Poured at an angle and at refrigerator temp into a 20 oz. mug. As usual, the nitrogen bubble induced head....long lasting and totally luscious! Body of the beer totally opaque. Little carbonation. Dry palate with notes of cocoa and vanilla ice cream. Very tasty. Iím gonna have to start drinking this more often!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (3506) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2016
At Home black colored body with off white head and a roasted malt hops aroma a spicy herby sweet malt hops bitter taste with a slight bitter finish

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MihaKu (10) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - MAY 13, 2016
Aroma: caramel, dark chocolate, strong coffee, floral, dough, charcoal, wood, pepper. Apperance: black, hazy, rocky head, brown foam. Taste: begining: light sweetness, medium sourness, lightly bitter; end: light sweetness, medium sourness, lightly bitter. Short aftertaste. Palate: full body, creamy, flat. A milestone for all the stouts out there.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MikeBeermaster (245) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAY 9, 2016
W aromacie lekka kawowość z kwaskowością na czele. Piwo barwy ciemnej z piękną brązowawą pianą. W smaku lekka kawa zbożowa, może gdzieś trochę kakao, kwaskowe no i dosyć puste w finiszu. Może być, lecz zbytnio nijakie.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
voyageurmike (220) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Draft at Sligo. The huge tan, tasty head on a medium bodied black stout. Watery compared to my preferred American imperial stouts, but a very good dry session beer. Roasted malt aroma and taste, with a mild finish.


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