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


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RATINGS: 1859   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2008
Bottle @<a href=http://ratebeer.com/forums/thisted-kalder target=_new> Thisted Tasting by Maria.. Clear dark red brown color with a aveage to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (120408)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty. Thick, roasted and dark malty to liqourice. Lasting roasted and quite bitter flavoured. Ends dry roasted malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Completely black and opaque with a good, lacing, beige head. Toasted and lightly burned malt aroma. Medium body with some lightly sweet, burned malt and a bitter, burned finish deriving from the same malt. 230307

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21638) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2010
Draught at Rocket Bar. Guinness does not seem to travel well, since this one is more bitter and acidic than its Ireland-borne uncle. Still nice enough, but I would encourage fans (and even non-fans) familiar with the US version to try the Irish version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2010
Bottle in a Brooklyn backyard. Poured dark brown with the typical deep, thick beige head. Strong roasted malt aroma, with dark chocolate and light, bitter coffee. Flavor starts sweet with loads of cocoa. Some dry, roasty bitterness hangs around. Medium bodied with smooth, soft carbonation. Finishes semi-sweet and roasty with lingering cocoa. Really good bottle. Seemed much better than I remember.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2004 Black with a brown and goodlooking head. Tastes of coffee and cocoa, but there is an artificial touch in the middle of it all. Surprisingly mild but a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16518) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2008
Bottle, shared by Maria. It poured a clear, reddish brown body, topped by a dense beige head. Slightly cellarish nose with cooked vegetables, roasted malt and some chocolate. Roasted, chocolatey, coffeeish flavor with a touch of vegetables. Chocolate finish. Dry, quite effervescent. It disappointed a bit, I sure didn’t expect the vegetables, but else it’s a decent brew. (080412)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (15803) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 22, 2005
Dark mahogany colour with a lasting light brown head. Light aroma of toast, cheap coffee and macro ale - adjuncts, quick & dirty esters (think Alexander Keith’s). Reasonably full body, slight creaminess. Light roast flavour, with hints of milk chocolate. Too much carbonation - not only detracts from the presentation but amplifies the astringent roast finish to unpleasant effect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of roasted barley, sweet chocolates and coffees. Rated 1/3/2000

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mcberko (14659) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle at Maria’s Taverna, pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt and some sourness. Flavour is very unpleasant acidity, some roasted malt and a stale character. This was quite vile.

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