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

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RATINGS: 489   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Only ratings of the 5.0% Version belong here. For Continental Europe, formerly to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-barley version, replacing the flaked barley.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, flaked barley, roasted barley, hops and hop-extract.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristall-König (2678) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2011
Das Guiness Extra Stout macht vom Etikett her auf Understatement. Das Einschenken offenbart ein super-dunkles Stout mit fast sahniger Krone. Wunderschönes Malzaroma und ein deutlicher Einschlag von Röstkaffee bestimmen die Blume. Wie gestaltet sich die Verkostung? Zuerst dominiert eine angenehme Bitterkeit, die zur Mitte hin ansteigt. Der Abgang ist trocken, malzig und klingt in einem langanhaltenden röstbetontem Finish aus. Guiness Extra Stout ist ein Bier mit Kraft und vollem Körper auf das ich gerne zurückgreifen werde!Test vom 8.10.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
capali1234 (272) - HUNGARY - JUN 24, 2011
Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Dark-brown colour. Powerfull malty/chocolate aroma.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
engelschalk (157) - Trnava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 16, 2011
One of the best beers I ever drink, great beer with strong foam, haeavy taste and full aroma after hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Black pour with a large and very durable lysebrubt head .. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and a bit of smoke. The taste is slightly sweet. Dry and slightly watery mouthfeel. Relatively short and dry aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auvajs (144) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 17, 2011
My first Guinness! And I have to admit I kinda like it!!!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prokroustis (689) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - MAY 4, 2011
Black body with a light brown head. Faint malty aroma with brown sugar. Bittersweet flavour with caramel and bread.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
berrs (1) - Staffanstorp, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2011 does not count
A smooth taste and dark color with a wonderful long feeling of Ireland and especially from Navan. This is my favorit stout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palme (3639) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2011
0.33l bottle (4.1% abv). Pours a near black body with a big bubbly tanned head. Served it quite cold but aroma is sweet roasted chocolate malts, weak espresso and lightly soapy. Lively carbonated and a really thin and watery body. Tastes OK with roasted flavors, hints of coffee and a slightly sour note hidden in there. Ends slightly dry. The body is way to thin to make this really interesting, but nice enough I suppose.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
suprchunk (2887) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2011
Dark black color with a slightly tan head that leaves little lacing. Burnt and roasted grains. Some dried dark fruit. Sweetly bitter taste. Big hop bitterness. Bitter aftertaste. Little bit of a sweetness. Nicely done St. James Gate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (5287) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle 33cl. A dark beer with good head. Nose is on roasted malt. Aroma is dry with nice dark chocolate notes, slightly licorice aroma, easy drinkable, bit watery and astringent at the finish but pleasant.


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