Brewed by St. Jamesís 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, itís 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)

IlanMan's rating

   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
nybol (380) - DENMARK - NOV 30, 2015
Den har smagen af Guinness, dog synes den direkte smagt mod den almindelige en anelse mere kompleks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (2507) - Mikołůw, POLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Can. Nice maltiness, light roasted, caramelly, with pale malts shining through. Simple, quaffable beer, seems to be a tad more bittr than the continental version. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
martpez (45) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Poured from a bottle marked Original XX. Pours a perfectly into a pint glass with a sizeable head. Tastes like a stout and like Guinness really. Slightly more complex then the draft version though and a perfectly pleasant, but unspectacular brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (801) - SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Black beer with a decent beige head. Flavour is typical stout: coffee, malt, chocolate. A touch of fruit in there as well. Quite rich in body but it does have a very slightly watery edge to the flavour. Nice, malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (106) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Piekna ciemna barwa z palona gesta piana. Karmelowy posmak z chlebowa nuta. Dobre samo w sobie

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inbirraveritas (1394) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 19, 2015
Canned, 500 ml. Deeper dark brown colour, small beige filmy head. Low-keyed malty smell. Aroma brings coffee and caramel escorted by some dried fruits, mouthfeel is slick, somewhat watery. Earthy, roasty, fruity , dry finish. O.K...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LazyPyro (178) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours almost black, large creamy off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, light coffee. Roasted malt flavour, caramel, coffee hints, with a nice bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (11364) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
Dark brown color, medium sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, dark malts, bitter. Thin texture, average body and carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (5193) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
500ml bottle: BBD 01 Jun 16. Drank at home in the early hours of 03 Oct 15. Poured slowly into a UK pint sleeve. Looked like a Guinness, black with a tanned coloured foaming head. Aroma like a Guinness, burnt malts and other grains. Tasted like a Guinness. Malty, over roasted and with a hint of hidden sweetness that never actually materialises. Decent enough, went well with some strong Cheddar I had for a late supper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
szymonskc (155) - POLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Barwa ciemna, prawie czarna, jednak nie całkowicie. W aromacie palony słůd, kawa, karmel. W smaku palona kawa.

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