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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 451   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly also "Extra Stout 4.2%". Bottle & Can: Filtered, 4.2% or 4.3% Versions exist!
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, it’s hoppy, roasty, and crisp, with a bittersweet finish.

Ratings for US Guinness Extra Stout are at Guinness Extra Stout (North America. Only available in America as part of the Brewers Project pack


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13276) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2009 568ml bottle (Dublin) right on BB date - Shared by Mirjukka - thanks!
Simple roasty aroma. Pleasant carbonation. Full roasty body, but quite gentle. Some subtle noble hop bite, but restrained. Dry, corky, almost ashy finish. Some milkiness, Very tasty.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobbypaulson (217) - Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2009
had a bottle ofthis in england. it pours a clean black and the head is brown unlike the guinness from the us. The aroma is roasty malt and caramel taste is much like espresso and vanilla. It has a very smooth after taste that finishes bitter. I wonder what it would taste like unpasteurised?

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 24, 2009
Hmmmm...surprisingly like the US version...terrible. See ratings on other versions.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (9110) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2009
bottle from Waitrose Sodmouth. Deep dark nearly black colour, mid-sized beige head. Shy malty background, hints of roasetd malts and coffee. Dry and quite hoppy. Well-balanced dry stout.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
frankcolub (83) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2009
I don’t usually drink dark beers but on tap it is an exceptional beer . As a dry stout proponent, you get the true beer in a guinness. A deep brown hue, a solid taste, and a good feeling going down. Definitely an impressive drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 13, 2009
Bottle, at home with tashi, 4th April 09. Weak malty aroma. Dark, coffee brown colour, as expected. Balanced flavour, dryness without excessive bitterness. Sllips down ok but a bit fizzy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnoaksson (781) - , SWEDEN - APR 11, 2009
Smakerna sjunker långsamt in, växer fram med en känsla av ärlighet. Trots en beska som skjuter med bredsidan, och en fyllighet som heter duga, är den ändå varsam - tassande. Smak av kaffe, choklad och tjära.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
smcolw (617) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 10, 2009
The original and by definition, the standard-bearer of the style. I know most swear that the version in Ireland is significantly different from America, but I am not one of them. While I prefer Murphy’s because it is "smoother" to me, this is still one of the world’s great beers.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 19, 2009
Very distinct yet not a favorite of mine. I prefer Murphy’s stout over this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5414) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Bottle in Oslo. Black body with tan, cream head. Malty, roasty nose with caramel and chocolate notes. Taste of roasty malts . Rich and sweet. Bitterness in the finish.


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