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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 4876   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nitro-can, nitro-keg and nitro-bottle; Filtered
Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder. Abv ranges from 4.1 to 4.3 % depending on where it was brewed - Guinness exports a hopped and concentrated wort to regional breweries who then brew it on site.
Launched in 1961.
Ingredients: Pale ale malt, about 25 to 30% flaked barley, and about 10% roasted barley, with no other grains or sugars; several hop varieties, mainly Goldings (pellets and isomerized extract); a flocculent head-forming ale yeast.

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3.5
SVD (2549) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2018
Can at home, black beer, small head. Aroma is light, some roasted malts. Taste is the same, quite light somewhat watery, decent enough but somewhat lacking.

4.3
marckuipers (12) - - JUN 13, 2018
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2018 My favorite in 90s Wide variety of different varieties. Drank this in the Gambia, bottles in Belgium (awful) the famous widget cans in UK But, still best on tap in an Irish pub..

2.4
Flag08 (99) - - JUN 13, 2018
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2018 Can, 440 ml. With nitro, open carefully. Pouring cloudy, settles down on a nice way. Head is beige/light brown, lasts forever. Aromas are not so expressive, to be honest, they're very faint. Suprisingly weak. Some brown bread, and iced coffee. Palate is very watery, short aftertaste, not really attractive. This stout (or rather porter) is not a big deal, easy going stuff, but very neutral.

3.1
jeanprost (11) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUN 10, 2018
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2018 Pours cloudy black with a thick, off-white head that lasts forever. The aroma contains bread, nuts, toast, dough, dark chocolate and coffee. It tastes light sweet and medium roasted bitter. Should be drunk from tap

4
deadparrot (14) - - JUN 1, 2018
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2018 33cl iron can. Aside from the typical Guinness own unique scent it is quite a flat flavor beer... Best served in pub.

3.2
t0pdevice (53) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 28, 2018
140 Р — можно брать, чтобы быстро утолить жажду. Невероятно питкое, если пить за 3 подхода в первые минут 5. На вкус: ровная вода с кофейной горечью и кислинкой.

2.8
franclh (1842) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2018
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2018 Blik 33cl thuis. Minder vol en lekker als Extra Stout. Chocolade? Wat waterig. (6-2012).

2
haldex (68) - - MAY 26, 2018
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2018 Elle me rappelle la licorne black au goût, je ne vois vraiment pas ce qu'elle a d'exceptionnel. Ah si le sucre!

2.4
mkcmagico (169) - Mezokövesd, HUNGARY - MAY 24, 2018
0,5 canned. A híres termék nyitáskor sípolt :) Kinézetre nincs baja, Gyönyörű fekete szín, rendkívül apró lyukú hab fejlődik, a teteje meg is marad. Illata gyenge, karamell-malátás, kávé, semmi extra. A sör iváskor szinte szénsav mentesnek tűnik. Eljőjönnek karamelles, csokis és kávés jegyek, ha nem lennének baj lenne... Így is testetlennek éreztem, nagyon vizes, nincs elég íz-intenzitás, érződik hogy hatalmas mennyiségben kell gyártani. Egy csapoltat kóstolnék ebből is készítés helyén... Így csalódás.

3.4
Salian (298) - Sale, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2018
Good go to option in most places where lager is king, sharp, bitter and at its best smooth and satisfying. Rich roasty flavour.


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