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


on tap

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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Unpasteurised in Ireland - pasteurised in the UK/Europe. Available in bottles and cans.
Similar to the Draught version, but without the extra nitrogen. NOT AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES! Ratings for US Guinness Extra Stout go here: http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/guinness-extra-stout-40north-america/4456/

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1334) - Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Appearance: pours like a traditional Guinness Extra Stout, North American version--the usual dark brown pour with a rocky, foamy dark tan head. Aroma: roast dominates, with a hint of wet granite and a surprising nutty note. Taste: bittersweet dark chocolate, roast coffee, slightly burnt nuts, toasted black bread. Finish: slight minerality and lingering roasty notes, with a hint of herbal hops. Notes: There was a palpable difference between this and all the other Guinness varieties Iíve tried. Namely, the slight nuttiness and a bit of mineral water character in the finish. Extreme drinkability was of course consistent. Cool, fat screwtop bottle brought back from Scotland by Zoltan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Appearance: Dark ruby/brown with finger thick ivory/tan head. Aroma: Roast, burnt notes, bread/toast and grassy. Taste: Low/medium sweetness and sourness with medium bitterness. Palate: Light smooth texture and body, average/prickly carbonation, lingering dry bitter burnt finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moscicki (129) - Tarnow, POLAND - NOV 10, 2013
Good stout. When Iím in need I can always count on it since the quality is very repetetive and you can find it literally everywher in the world. However itís loosing with any homebrewed stout I know.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (2716) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2013 0,33 flaske 5% fra supermercadoen i Elviria: det lille som er av aroma har naturligvis et lett rÝstet preg. Smaken er slank, tÝrr og med en lett syrlighet men egentlig ganske sŚ intetsigende. Guinness har en ufortjent stor plass i markedet. Lett Ś drikke og ganske lett Ś glemme.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artyom (506) - Osijek, CROATIA - NOV 2, 2013
0,33l bottle. Dark brown color with beige and quickly disappearing head. Aroma is roasted barley. Taste is roasted barley and coffee. Nice and balanced stout, but nothing more than that.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
derBreslauer (134) - Wroclaw, POLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Black body with average beige head which disappears quickly. Weak aroma of chocolate and cocoa. Tastes watery, some floral and cocoa notes. Delicate bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (884) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Black color , nice beige head. Strong aroma of roasted malt with notes of coffee and chocolate. Taste is similar , roasted barley dominate. Long roasted and bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (678) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 21, 2013
Aroma: Nutty, cacao, dried fruit, roasted Appearance: Black body. Light-brown head. Good lacing. Flavour: Light sweetness, cacao, dry, medium astringency Palate: Medium-light carbonation, fizzy carbonation. Overall: A good dry stout, but I still prefer a real Guinness, on tap, in Dublin! 275 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 13A. Dry Stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (301) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2013
0.5 l can from Dublin Airport. Almost no head at all and no nitrogen. This has more taste (malts and hops) than the draught Guinness. Quite nice even with the bitterness from hops. The can I bought had just 4.2% of alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marcius (221) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2013
Appearance with black color and medium beige head. Small / Medium Aroma of roasted malt. Flavor with a nice roasted malt bitterness. It is refreshing and light (looking strong from outside).

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