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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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If you were in a pub sometime between 1821 and 1970, chances are this is the Guinness you would have been drinking. Originally brewed as the XX version of our Porter, itís hoppy, roasty, and crisp, with a bittersweet finish.

NOT AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES! Ratings for US Guinness Extra Stout are at Guinness Extra Stout (North America)


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SirLimpsalot (2600) - SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2015
@ Basunen 15-3-2: stor skum som lägger en fin kappa över vätskan. Doft och smak har en lätt rökig ton och små toner av choklad och malt. Inte någon större skillnad från fatvarianten. Något mjukare. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Myrkul (4) - Wombwell, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
Good old stout. After a long time my taste has changed. Good for all the people that starts their journey with stouts.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rotaldinho (113) - Paris, FRANCE - APR 18, 2015
A bit disappointed by this one. Nothing to sse with the classic Guiness Draugth

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
I find this near enough one and the same with the continental europe type, so see its review for my feedback

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (290) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
Pours slightly less foamy than draught Guinness very dry very drinkable but thereís much moire fun to be had in the world of stout/porter away from the stock Guinness. It just needs to be explored

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (5320) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
44cl Can from Co-op, ABV 4.2%. Almost black colour, light-beige head. Aroma of berries, roasted malts, toffee. Flavour is berries, light tartness, roasted/burnt malts, light ashy, toffee, bitter finish. Light bodied. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrJamesMcEwan (144) - SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2015
* Bottle. Pours clear black, with a frothy cream coloured head. * Aroma is mild, roasted coffee & burnt paper. * Palate is medium body, medium carbonation, medium bubbles. * Taste is bitter malt, coffee & dried fruit. * Finish is bitter, coffee, malty & refreshing. * Bitter malt, coffee, dried fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kto (148) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 24, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2015 sold in germany, but made with barley (gerste), so rating this version and not continental. mine is 4.1% abv. heavily carbonated, but the head does not last very long. medium-light body. cured ham, rye bread, citrus, grains. dry roasty finish with hints of smoke.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asimeow (205) - Sandsli, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
0,33l bottle in Sofia @Raketa. Surprisingly nice stout from Guinness. Was not aware. Licorice. Deep. Pleasant

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (604) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass Aroma- Has a rich malt aroma Appearance- Pours a blackish brown like dirty motor oil with a medium sized tan head. Taste- Big malt flavor, the beer goes down nice and smooth Palate- This is a medium bodied moderately carbonated beer with a thick syrupy texture Overall- a really good stout, that is very easy to find. A great beer for those who are not used to stouts to give a try.


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