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


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RATINGS: 391   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)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lmastr (52) - Norma, ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle @Temple Bar. Very similar to Guinness Draught, but somehow flattened by the absence of Nitrogen. Pours ruby red/dark brown with a foamy head. A bit flat but refreshing and drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LuisVida (72) - - JAN 29, 2015
Una stout amable, blandita, para todos los públicos, pero bebible, muy bien equilibrada y bastante bien hecha en su idea de negra auténtica aunque desbravada.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rami_pl (428) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Butelka. Ladna piana, niestety szybko sie redukujaca i niespecjalnie brudzaca szklo. Barwa brazowo-czarna, lekko przezroczyste, klarowne. Aromat... ubogi. palone slody, rodzynki, kawa. karmel... i cos dziwnego nie do konca milego czego nie umiem nazwac - moze kwas chlebowy? wszystko stonowane. W smaku dosc analogicznie. lekko kwaskowato. z niewielka ale wyczuwalna goryczka, dosc tepa. w ustach wodniste. Z dawnych lat mam zakodowane w pamieci jako duzo intensywniejsze piwo :( teraz... ziew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (479) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from Booths, Ilkley Lovely is this, just like the other standard Guinness, obviously minus the nitro. Roasted Malts, Caramel, Winter Fruits, Peaty water and a touch of lactic in there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mario_giri (162) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Fast schwarz, viel kurzer beiger Schaum. Geröstete Malzaromen, etwas Hefe und Sojasauce. Sehr malzig im Mund, ganz wenig süss, keine Säure. Erst mit dem Abgang kommt leichte Bittere von Malz begleitet. Pas mal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adodo (134) - Riga, LATVIA - DEC 29, 2014
Slightly fruity, bready aroma. Dark brown colour. Light brown creamy head, but doesnít last too long. Medium bitter, medium sour, medium sweet. Lively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (507) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2014
Coffee, caramel, chocolate and nuts in the aroma. Almost black with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation Overall a decent Dry Stout. This is the standard, but its not the most interesting one i think.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SangreSani (183) - Głowienka, POLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Pitch black liquid. Thick head with middle-sized bubbles. Quite fast retention. Muted aroma. A little bit of paper and cigarettesí smoke. Chocolate and coffee hints. Quite sour. Average bitterness. Delicately sweet on finish. Average carbonation with black coffee consistency, but more oily. Aromas could be more sensible and I would make it less carbonated. Itís still pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jagienka (165) - Łask, POLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Butelka. Barwa brunatna bardzo ciemna. Piana słaba koloru ciemny beż, szybko opada. W zapachu wyczuwalne nuty palności. W smaku kwaskowate z polonom goryczka. Piwo jest nasycone. W porůwnaniu do Guinness Draught ma intensywniejszy smak i aromat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bleki (106) - Gliwice, POLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Pours black with beige head, reduced quickly to none - just like in cola. In aroma some caramel, some roasty notes, some coffee, not intensive though. In mouth iron is very noticeable - good for your blood I guess. Medium sweet, medium body, quite smooth and then little bit sticky. Soft carbonation, roasty, slightly bitter, finish.

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