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


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RATINGS: 1839   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod909 (43) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2007
Deep, dark brown, nearly black color with a loose tan head. Smell is light, with a hint of coffee and chocolate. Taste is smooth and memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
alainanoah (2) - - OCT 10, 2015 does not count
A bit richer than the original guiness and also a bit smoother. I love a dark beer and this one fits the bill.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fevernova (221) - Willoughby, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2015
12 oz Bottle -- Pours black with a thin soapy light brown head. Aromas of raisin, chocolate, fig, brown sugar, black current, and toast. Not overly sweet, with a long bitter finish. Pretty lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (426) - Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Originally rated on 10/8/06 (i was a big fan back then) "One of my favorite beers, have been drinking it for years, always in my fridge, smooth going down, fine aftertaste. The cascade effect is awesome wish i had it for my screen saver. There are better beers in the world but not many, you cant go wrong with this fine beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobBestwick (702) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
From a bottle. Roasted coffee aroma. Classic dark stout appearance with an off white, well retained frothy head. Taste somewhat similar to regular Guinness with stronger roasted black coffee notes. Medium bodied and more malts in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rperez (197) - Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Great beer, looks like a beauty queen! A good beer with friends or watching a late night show of got ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1193) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Old , good Guinness. Perfect appearance, balanced taste. Coffee , roasted malt , moderate bitterness....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Paigeturner (101) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Aroma ok with roast. Great black color. Nice carbonation, but real real water lean. Tang like on aftertaste. Better than most macros but way better stouts out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnokk (289) - Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2015
You folks reading this all know what this tastes like. What surprises me is how different this is than the draught. Itís better imo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (219) - USA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours a very dark brown. Thick pillowy tan head. All kinds of lacing.

Aroma is of dark roast malt. Coffee and chocolate are in there too, like you would expect from a stout. Thereís something else too, canít quite make it out.

Taste is good. A little watery. An excellent balance between hops and malt. Itís bitter, itís sweet. But itís not too much either way. Itís almost a head to head matchup between chocolate and coffee and having a draw.

Mouthfeel is medium, not exactly what you expect from a stout. Itís watery. It finishes a little bitter. Itís a little lower in alcohol than I expect from a stout. But still, itís super drinkable.

Overall, itís excellent. A very drinkable stout. Itís iconic, but this is made in Canada. Iím a little disappointed. Still, very tasty Certainly worth trying!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (379) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Aroma: roasty, chocolate, coffee, Appearance: Dark amber/brown, brown head Taste: roasted malt, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, One of my favorite stouts

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