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

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RATINGS: 1787   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Labattís 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. Editorís 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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34404) - 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)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30765) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25089) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13214) - 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 didnít expect the vegetables, but else itís a decent brew. (080412)

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (12234) - 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 Keithís). 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a black body with a thick, creamy beige head. Aroma of toasted malt. Flavor of rich malt and coffee.
Earlier Rating: 4/24/2004 Total Score: 3.7
Pours a dark chocolate colro with a thick tan head. Smooth, creamy, coffee, and chocolate taste. Good, but prefer the draught version.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11351) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2003
Big mocha head atop black body. Aroma is medium sweet, malty and roasty. Taste is malty, roasty up top, some coffee, and mildly sweet. Finishes with pleasant bitterness. The beer has nice creaminess, full body, and some chewiness. I prefer this to Guinness' regular stout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010

Name: Guinness Extra Stout
Brewery: St James Gate (Guinness)
Date: January 03, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Ticker
Appearance: balck, fine beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet roasted malt aroma, sweet caramel, touch of milky sweetness
Flavor: dry roasted malt flavor, touch of bitter dark chocolate, lots of burnt malt bitterness, long bitter finish
Overall: overly burnt
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (10808) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 25, 2007
Bottle; New Brunswick, CA; Could be Labatt, could be Moosehead. Roasted malt aroma. Nearly opaque black color with ruby tints at the edges. Frothy tan head that laces. Medium bodied; lots of carbonation. Starts a bit sour, with roasted malt. The finish is dry, light touch of coffee, and mostly the remnants of the roasted malt. The sour got lost along the way. Doesnít have the burnt toast I seem to remember from years ago. Ok, but many American stouts are as good or better. Guess Iíll have to get my hands on one from Dublin. Imported Guinness from Canada almost seems misleading.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10542) - 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.


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