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


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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
darkvader7599 (2) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 28, 2001 does not count
Warning if your in America Pay the money and import it from my home town. If you don’t you’ll be sorry.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Englander1986 (51) - Middlesbrough, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2006
The original drink is always the best. I have been drinking this for a number of years and I dont intend to stop. Absolutely gorgeous taste when freezing cold, if bought in bottles, its best to leave them in the fridge overnight to get the best temp. Or bung it into the freezer for about 30 minutes, whichever you prefer. :)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
cobra182 (1) - IRELAND - DEC 21, 2012 does not count
The best stout the world has seen. Always the best in a pint at the pub in IRL. Smooth and creamy as it should be.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - JUN 7, 2013
I have never had this as it is not available in the USA. Just had it in England, and it is superb. The best. Better than the Canadian version. Perfectly balanced.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nisse666 (4589) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2010
Provdatum: 2004-05-03 Ett en av de bästa ölminnena - längst upp i museet i Dublin.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HarmonKill-a-Brew (407) - Wilmar, Arkansas, USA - APR 3, 2002
This beer definately lives up to its billing! I waited so long to try it because people used words like bitter and sour to descibe it. The bitterness is a good kind of bitterness and to me the sour notes were just barely detectable. The best beer I have tried so far. Update: I’m not changing any scores, just wanted to point out that the Guinness Extra Stout I rated came from Ireland, not Canada.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vento76_2 (56) - - DEC 29, 2013
Una delle migliori stout in circolazione. Ricetta collaudata e sempre buona anche se variano temperatura e stagione.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
Bottle. Unfortunately it’s no longer available in its bottle conditioned form when it was a match for any beer. Pours very dark with beige head that lasts down the glass. Aroma is an immediate hit of burnt malts with a bit of treacle, coffee and hop thrown in. Intensely bitter on the tongue, the mix between malt and hop is near perfect. For all its carbonation it is a remarkably smooth drink. Very dry in the finish. I must try to find the Irish unpasteurised version.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
miko (32) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2004

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stephencurran (30) - IRELAND - JUN 20, 2011
The perfect pint of the black stuff is an amazing thing a popular drink with both young and old in Ireland. It’s a must have for every beer fan. Coffee cream and chocolate aromas. Best out of a large bottle

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