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


on tap

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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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, itís 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (1377) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2016
-from can while listening to live irish music- light roast and milk chocolate. Sweet, coffee and watery finish. Overall: okay

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (1506) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle given as a gift. Pours almost black with a light tan colour head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and caramel. Light sweetness and medium bitterness. Quite light bodied and thin textured for a stout. Finish has a roasted bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (3523) - Bryne, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2016

Lukt: Malt, krydder, lakris og vÝrter.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: VÝrter, krydder og rosin.
Hvor: KjÝpt@I Dublin av Bryne, Nydt@Tasting kveld hos Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,2%, NŚr@27.02.2016

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (2296) - Coeur dí Alene, Idaho, USA - FEB 20, 2016
11.2 oz bottle from the Brewers Project variety pack. Aroma is bready, chocolatey, roasty. Pours black with brown highlights and a medium beige head that lasts and laces. Taste is lightly sweet, roasty, minerally, grainy, finishes very dry; definitely a UK beer. Thin and a little watery. Not bad. Itís been awhile since I had either an Extra Stout or a Foreign Extra Stout, and I always used to be a big fan of both those beers. This beer is good, but it doesnít seem as good as my memories of those beers. Could be a change in taste, maybe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chap95 (51) - - FEB 15, 2016
Black with a great beige foamy head. Aroma of roast and chocolate. Dry and flat with a bittersweet finish and average carbonation, not too bad if you donít have anything else to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (12705) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Can from my local office. It pours jet black with a thick, foamy tan head. The nose is earthy, rich roast, salted liquorice, charred wood, umami, tangy soy sauce character and cocoa. The taste is bitter, charred wood, rich roast malt, burnt toast, umami, liquorice, saltiness, cracked peppercorn, coffee grounds and cocoa with dry, toasty finish. Medium body and moderate, foamy carbonation. This tastes actually pretty decent and is well-rounded. Reckon it would work nicely with some seafood I dare say.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (3557) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Black with a brown hue, full tan head. Aroma is thin smoke malt. Flavour is dry roasted caramel, fruity toast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (4348) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 8, 2016
Bottle. Roasty and a little bit bitter. Very dry, but drinkable. Love it when you find new things at costco.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 4, 2016
11.2 ounce bottle from the Brewers Project Pack purchased at a Costco. Looks like this is a US debut maybe? Dark ruby tinted brown, large frothy tan head, good retention. Aroma of muted roast. The taste is chocolate, caramel, cocoa, mildly fruity finish. Thin-medium bodied, smooth, high carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nausicaaonacids (50) - PORTUGAL - JAN 30, 2016
Tap in Ireland. Tastes like roasted coffee beans, bitter. Had it again in Japan and thereís a heavy wheat tasted to it.

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