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


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RATINGS: 4857   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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mrbarleypop99 (8) - USA - JAN 4, 2002 does not count
yum, a meal in a can! excellent irish stout...when served at the correct temp.

Crow99 (6) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2002 does not count
If theres a nicer drink to have sitting by a fire on a miserable winters day Ive yet to find it. beautiful full rich taste.

MisterBungle99 (6) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 3, 2002 does not count
The kind of beer you can really sink your teeth into. It makes me understand what Homer means when he says, 'Mmmmmm....Beer.'

RyanD99 (7) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 3, 2002 does not count
Mmmmmmmm.....I love this beer. Tasty anytime, especially in the icy Wisconsin winter. Murphy's Irish Stout is a very strong contender here as well.

texasanarchist99 (15) - Huntsville, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2002
A fine beer . . . but Eire makes better brews...............................

JohnC (3009) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 1, 2002
I found this beer to be watery & flat. To be sure that I just didn't have a bad six pack, I tried it @ other people's houses fm 6'ers they bought. Every time, flat & watery. I was expecting more.

snowpatrol99 (4) - graignamanagh, IRELAND - DEC 29, 2001 does not count
powerfull stuff in every way.nice and thick and when drawn right theres no better

Dragonblaze99 (353) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2001
Overrated to the extreme. It's very rare I ran into a stout with no body to speak of, nor much of a taste. My recommendation: give this one a skip if you want a good stout with some BODY to it!

BillKismet (4218) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2001
THE standard for Irish stouts. Creamy, frothy head, with a dry, thick body. Hint of carmel, with a roasted slightly burnt hoppiness in the after-taste. A solid staple stout of in and out of irish bars.

outlaw99 (14) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2001
First impression was Valvoline mixed with chocolate. Bitter with somewhat weak flavour underneath. Holds together quite well, and is refreshing. Not bad, but maybe overrated.

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