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

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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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)


Theydon_Bois' rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle in PJ’s, Carlingford, 26/01/13. Label states 4.2%. Light black/extremely dark mahogony brown in light with a good sized frothy beige head. Nose is roast malt, barley, mineral and metallic notes, fairly subdued overall. Taste comprises roast malt, barley, grain, mineral tones. Medium in body with moderate carbonation if not a little on the prickly side, dry finish. An average dry stout.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ziobarba2000 (26) - Roma, ITALY - AUG 31, 2015
Bottiglia da 0,33. Birra stout di buon valore. Schiuma adeguata ma volatile. Colore nero impenetrabile. Carbonatura leggermente eccessiva. Aroma di caffè forte e liquirizia. Maltatura estrema. Gusto di caramello tostato quasi da croccante. Finale molto lungo e deciso ed amaro. Consiglio 6/10

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TychoJames (541) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Kolsvart vätska med guldigt lätt skum. Rostad doft med lite choklad och vanilj. Ganska vattnig med svagt rostad karaktär. Lite jord, lite bark. Och så lite nötighet. Viss beska

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hohops (553) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Appearance- almost black, with a dark brown/ruby tinge at the base. Massive beige head which settles, leaving plenty of lacing. Aroma- toffee, roast malt, milk chocolate, hint of hops, some coffee. Taste- smooth chocolate, followed by roast malts, milky coffee, underpinned by hops. A bit watery towards the end. Milky mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kamwitsta (295) - POLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Aroma: roasted grains, a little bit of biscuit, a tiny little bit of fruits, and a slight herbal note a bit like liquorice; sounds better than it smells; also, a little faint. Appearance: black; opaque; medium plus, stable head. Taste: not too bitter, a little sweet. Palate: body below medium; carbonation lively; finish bitter, dry, tart; on the one hand, there’s a nice spiciness from the alcohol, but on the other there’s this unpleasant corrosive feeling on the teeth, like from coke, and a Overall: meh.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (11091) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2015
Vielen Dank an Erzengel! sehr dunkel orangebraune Farbe, schöne bräunliche Schaumkrone. Der Geruch ist leicht röstmalzig, erdig, trocken. Geschmack sehr trocken röstmalzig, Karamell, Malzbonbons, gut!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marek13 (196) - Brzesko, POLAND - AUG 12, 2015
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (5644) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
500ml can from Ireland. The beer starts malty-roasted. Guinness-typical, easy to drink but still deep. Roasted oats, smooth bitter, fresh and easy to drink. Nice bitter roasted aftertaste, quite dry, fresh, smooth and full. Nice roasted, dry, great!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2024) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle from morrisons. Black colour with a fan head. Aroma has the typical roasted malt the taste sweet fruity with a roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beeebon (310) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
A classic, pours dark ruby red/black with bubbly head. Aroma of toasted malt, notes of dark fruit, biscuit, slight cofee and mild floral hop. Taste is medium bitter and mild bitter-sweetness. Lively carbonation and slightly slick mouth feel. Lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (6386) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Can / bottle in Ireland with the family - July 2015. Pours a deep blackish brown the way Guinness does. Mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with notes of soft roast, light milk/lactose and gentle coffee.


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