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

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RATINGS: 1856   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (411) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Creamy, smooth Medium to heavy slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, & vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, hops, caramel, and some chocolate. This is nicely done.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Popoff91 (49) - Oregon, USA - APR 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2016 11.2-ounce bottles in a pint glass. Compared both this and Guinness Draught side-by-side. Compared to Draught, Guinness Extra Stout had a thicker head, and a deeper, richer roasted aroma and taste. While both are good, I do prefer the Extra Stout. A little heavy to drink with a large meal, but on its own it is one of my favorites. This particular bottle said it was brewed in Ireland, not Canada.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorkenstein (322) - - APR 18, 2016
Roasted malt aromas, some espresso too. Taste is roasted malt, cola, slight star anise, espresso finish and after taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
polo_marco (202) - milton, Vermont, USA - APR 11, 2016
Nice roasted malts smell. Black in color. Taste of roasted barley and espresso coffee notes at the end that tend to linger. Full body and love the carbonation. Finally a guinness for me. Nice work.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xevious (77) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Pours dark with a thick tan head. Smells of coffee, chocolate and nuts, bitter. Finishes medium with a bitter kick. Perfect for a cold day!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
asb06c (5) - - MAR 17, 2016 does not count
I have always enjoyed this beer. I think it is one of the best widely abailable stouts. I always drink this right out of the bottle. Has a real dark chocolate taste with a bitter finish. I generally do not like stouts, but this one is always tasty and relatively light.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shot (363) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a massive beige head. Good cling. Aromas of chocolate, gypsum and dark drugs. Flavors are gypsum, unsweetened dark chocolate, bread, and slight fruitiness. Dry as dust. Clean moutfeel. All-time classic stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Felsenbrau (36) - Middletown, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2016
1pt 6oz bottle. Pours clear black with minimal tan head and moderate grayish-tan lacing. Aroma of roast malt, chocolate, dark coffee. Taste of sweet coffee, malt, chocolate, quickly turning sour of grapefruit, long-lasting sour coffee taste. Would buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1381) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - FEB 24, 2016
De geur is al heel divers, met chocolade en gebrannde mout erin en de smaak is zeer goed, zeer rijk, terwijl ik normaal geen fan ben van stout. Dit is een aanrader

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Larry_Duffman (298) - - FEB 21, 2016
I had it from the bottle. The taste is chocolate, caramel, coffee, and bitterness. It has a nice full and creamy texture. This is a nice and simple stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (277) - Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle says it’s made in Ireland. Pours black, huge tan head. Aroma is dark fruits, plums, raisins, almost winey.Flavor has a bit more cocoa, some hop bite on the finish. Mouthfeel is smooth, somewhat light.


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