Brewed by Labatt Breweries (InBev)
Style: Dry Stout
London, Canada


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RATINGS: 1785   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Labatt’s brew a pale ale base to which is added the unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract. Guinness Extra Stout is brewed in Canada by Labatt under license from Arthur Guinness Son & Company. Editor’s Note: It looks like Moosehead is also brewing Guinness. Bottles in the US are from there of late, but Canadian bottles are still showing Labatt. 04/23/06

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Not to be compared to guinness by much. Pours the same color as the bottle, rich tan off-white head. The nose is quite sweet, dark malt, very lightly roasty. Taste is sweet molasses to put it frankly, light roasted barley, to me less mouth than a regular guinness, still creamy. To rate separately, i liked the taste, it was enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bork (25) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Good, sturdy, reliable beer with full flavors of dark, roasted malts. Long bitter finish and aftertaste. According to label: "Brewed and bottled by Guinness Brewing Company, New Brunswick, Canada".

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tornes (11) - - JUL 11, 2014
Not a big fan of stout. But really good looking bottle and beautiful colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HarryPlopper (15) - - JUL 11, 2014
Thick head with plenty of lacing. Dark and rich brown color. Smooth mouth feel that hangs at the back of your mouth. Rich molasses taste. This beer is a little too rich for my tastes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cmiller54hr (40) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Poured jet black with khaki to white head. Dark roasted coffee and chocolate aroma and taste. One of my favorite widely produced beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
craftbeergeek (7) - - JUN 18, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2014 Archive Review:(5/22/14):Size: 22oz -Glassware: Nonic Pint -Aroma: roasted malt, toasted breadiness, hint of chocolate, earthy smell. -Appearance: Pours a black color with hints of ruby red around the edges/corners of the glass, to go along with a rocky tan two finger head. There was lots of lacing left on the glass, like all Guinness beers do. -Taste: Roasted malts, faint hints of dark chocolate, and light coffee bitterness. -Palate: Light-medium bodied, with a light creamy texture, plenty of carbonation, with a nice mild bitter finish. Mouthfeel can be a bit watery at times. -Overall: This is a fairly decent beer, that could be sessioned if one desired to. This is my go-to beer when options are very limited. Could be more robust and flavorful, as it can be considered a bit watery. Not much to complain about. Solid offering as a dry stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
moderrnlifeiswar (51) - Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2014
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
JesseJames81 (4) - - JUN 14, 2014 does not count
A mallty flavor with choclately coffee overtones. Small head and ok retention. Flavor is decent at best, a bit watery but redeems itself with dark malts and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (589) - New York, USA - JUN 13, 2014
It has a very dark brown color that appears black and very opaque. Its head is thick and foamy with a tan color that leaves behind light tan lace on the glass. The aroma has dark roasted malt grains with a light hint of some nice aromatic and grassy hops. There is a full robust roasted grain flavor with a hint of brunt sweetness that quickly turns dry with some grassy and floral hops at add a perfect balance of bitterness to stand up to the malty goodness. On the palate it is starts of smooth then turns very dry and crisp inside of a very drinkable medium body with a nice bitter fading finish. It’s much fuller in flavor and body than its nitro injected Cousin Guinness Draft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobberger40 (7) - largo, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
Poured dark, bitter aroma. Taste bitter, licorice, and malt. Little complexity, small hint of chocolate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (501) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Pour from a 22oz. Pitch black with tan head. Not a big aroma, bit of roasted malt. Taste is burnt malt and licorice with a dry, bitter finish.

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