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


on tap

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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Bottle & Can: Filtered, 4.2% or 4.3% Versions.
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.

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1733) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
500ml . in a pint jug . i thought I had rated this Guinness variant , but no ...bro , large foamy ass beige khaki head above burnt black cole/purple morphed beer . ... of roast malts , coffee , rich coffee , lactose . oily m dry , rich and rounded palate . slick notes of coffee roast from the roasted malt expressions ..bitter , chewy . A gud easy to boost dry stout ,nothin’ flash or fancy .

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
minutemat (2911) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
500ml bottle from Teshcos. Pours black with foamy ivory head. Very light malt aroma. Taste is mild roast, light coffee with a fair carbonation. Remarkably bland with a watered-down Guinness character. Really quite disappointing it’s hard to imagine anyone getting much enjoyment from this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (3584) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle from Tesco, South Shields. A dark black beer that pours with a thin tan head. It has a dry, smoked beechwood flavour, chocolate notes followed by a creamy bitter roasted and red fruity finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (4235) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Classy evening in with my 13.5% extra free tin of Guinness Original XX Extra Stout, watching ’Hobo with a Shotgun’. Very dark brown, big foamy tan head, light lacing. Aroma is smoke, yeast, smoked ham, some chorizo and earth. Body is medium, foamy, low carbonation. Taste has more smoked ham, molasses, spice and yeast. Pretty good. Better than Guinness Draft anyway.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goozen (3562) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle ,ltr: Opaque black colored brew with an dry bitter taste with hints of roasted malts. Scan the barcode brings me to this entry.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ischas (169) - - MAY 17, 2015
50 cl Flasche, "deutsche" Version mit 4,1% vol. Schwarzes Bier, brauner, langlebiger Schaum. Aroma nach geröstetem Malz, Kaffee und leicht karamellig, Geschmack bitter, starke Röstaromen, leicht wässrig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrMati (57) - Trzebnica, POLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Aroma of dark malts and coffee. Well heated shows hint of diacetyl. Deep black, clear color with red reflection - something like coke. Medium, creamy foam, subsides quite fast with little lacing. In taste there is coffee and hint caramel. Some sour note. Bitterness is on medium level to high. Lasts rather long. Ashy, phloemy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6059) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
Complete black color with a thick creamy off white head. One big lacing down the glass. Smooth coffee aroma. Medium body with a pleasant soft carbonation. Solid coffee flavor with some roasted notes. Lovely pub ale.
[On tap at Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (2551) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
Guinness draft @pub Liverpool, black with creamy head. Malty aroma and some syrup sweetness. Tasty, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, licht yet okay for now after drinking loads of Carling. Before and after the game Everton - Manchester United 3-0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (829) - 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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