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

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RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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For Continental Europe, to stay in conformance with the German Purity Law, Guinness produces an all-malt version, replacing the flaked barley.


Jorn69's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jorn69 (1231) - Ängelholm, - JUL 27, 2013
@ Röhällavägen. Flaska från Systembolaget (17:-). Doftar inte så mycket, lite rostat, lite kaffe. Även smaken är rostat och lite kaffe, överraskande tunn och smaklös, ganska hyfsad beska. En besvikelse.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (969) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
330ml bottle. Black with a creamy brown head. Coffee, dark chocolate, creamy, roasted rye. Nice hop finish. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (752) - DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle (labeled "Extra Stout" and 4.1% abv). Pours a deep red, almost black colour with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt. Taste is of roasted malt,, caramel and "that Guinness" taste. Thin and watery body with low carbonation. Not bad - it’s a Guinness - after all, but not that interresting compared to the Special Export version.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luegomeloacabo (47) - A Coruña, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2015
Soft black stout. Smooth and softer than other stout or porter style beers. Anyway a good one to share with friends.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Teran (76) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 1, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 Much better is stronger Guinness (7,5%). This one is 5%. Anyway, nice to drink, if you forget that it is possible to buy much better beer for that money. I do not understand that politics to have another Guinness in every country. In Australia they make Guinness with 6%, in Ghana 5,5%, Panam 4,5%, Malaysia and Hong Kong, Singapore, Jamaica, Kenia, Tanzania 6,8%, Indonesia 4,9%, Ireland 4,3% and so on…

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pvitt (26) - - DEC 30, 2014
black, hazy, brown foam, bread, coffee, toast, roasty, smoke, light sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, average carbonation,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
sk75 (30) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - DEC 20, 2014
Pours almost black in colour with a good off white creamy head.You get a roasty aroma.The taste is very malty with an hoppy finish..So you get that dry feel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1577) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a creamy head and bits of lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with bit of caramel and coffee. Taste of roasted malt and bit of coffee i n the background. Mild bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and somewhat creamy. Not quite the same as a Guinness on tap.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diabobale (248) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 13, 2014
Una stout molto conosciuta. Colore ebano scuro, nero, con schiuma nocciola, compatta, finissima e a lunga persistenza. Note tostate, di caffè e tostato, al palato molto dolce, buona presenza dei malti. altamente beverina

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (492) - Krakow / Marburg(DE), POLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Aroma: smoked and roasted notes. Appearance: clear dark color, nice beige head. Taste: medium bitterness, roasted dark malts, smoked notes, herbs, roasted caramel, acidness. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Why this Guinness is so smoked ? I don’t know, but really like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (410) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 29, 2014
33 cl bottle; BB 24/06/15. Produced in Belgium and labelled as "Original" not "Extra Stout" but it should be the same thing I think. Pours a dark brown - black in the glass - with a big thick creamy head that retains and laces. Nose is sourish black bread crust and roasted malts that recall cold coffee, but it also has a smoky and ashy undertone. Taste is sourish roasty malts and light roasted coffee, some sweetness, and also bitterness. Palate dry, body light to medium, carbonation mild but sharp. It comes no close to the draught version but it’s still very decent.


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