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/

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Can. Pour is mostly dark with a light tan head. Aroma is somewhat sweet with some roasty and milk chocolate aroma. Flavor is nice and subtle, with smooth notes of chocolate, burnt toast, and sweet malt. Nice brew. Kicks that ass of guiness draft any day flavorwise.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DIBBLE (25) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Tan head dissipated to wispy trails fairly quick. Aroma of roast malt intensified in the mouth with a burnt bitterness. Pleasant toast caramel finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lmastr (17) - Norma, ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle @Temple Bar. Very similar to Guinness Draught, but somehow flattened by the absence of Nitrogen. Pours ruby red/dark brown with a foamy head. A bit flat but refreshing and drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LuisVida (58) - - JAN 29, 2015
Una stout amable, blandita, para todos los públicos, pero bebible, muy bien equilibrada y bastante bien hecha en su idea de negra auténtica aunque desbravada.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rami_pl (185) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Butelka. Ladna piana, niestety szybko sie redukujaca i niespecjalnie brudzaca szklo. Barwa brazowo-czarna, lekko przezroczyste, klarowne. Aromat... ubogi. palone slody, rodzynki, kawa. karmel... i cos dziwnego nie do konca milego czego nie umiem nazwac - moze kwas chlebowy? wszystko stonowane. W smaku dosc analogicznie. lekko kwaskowato. z niewielka ale wyczuwalna goryczka, dosc tepa. w ustach wodniste. Z dawnych lat mam zakodowane w pamieci jako duzo intensywniejsze piwo :( teraz... ziew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (254) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from Booths, Ilkley Lovely is this, just like the other standard Guinness, obviously minus the nitro. Roasted Malts, Caramel, Winter Fruits, Peaty water and a touch of lactic in there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mario_giri (112) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Fast schwarz, viel kurzer beiger Schaum. Geröstete Malzaromen, etwas Hefe und Sojasauce. Sehr malzig im Mund, ganz wenig süss, keine Säure. Erst mit dem Abgang kommt leichte Bittere von Malz begleitet. Pas mal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adodo (101) - Riga, LATVIA - DEC 29, 2014
Slightly fruity, bready aroma. Dark brown colour. Light brown creamy head, but doesn’t last too long. Medium bitter, medium sour, medium sweet. Lively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (449) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2014
Coffee, caramel, chocolate and nuts in the aroma. Almost black with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation Overall a decent Dry Stout. This is the standard, but its not the most interesting one i think.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SangreSani (105) - Głowienka, POLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Pitch black liquid. Thick head with middle-sized bubbles. Quite fast retention. Muted aroma. A little bit of paper and cigarettes’ smoke. Chocolate and coffee hints. Quite sour. Average bitterness. Delicately sweet on finish. Average carbonation with black coffee consistency, but more oily. Aromas could be more sensible and I would make it less carbonated. It’s still pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jagienka (80) - Łask, POLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Butelka. Barwa brunatna bardzo ciemna. Piana słaba koloru ciemny beż, szybko opada. W zapachu wyczuwalne nuty palności. W smaku kwaskowate z polonom goryczka. Piwo jest nasycone. W porównaniu do Guinness Draught ma intensywniejszy smak i aromat.

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