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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 5188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westkyoto77 (628) - Kyoto, - JUN 28, 2013
To think I used to believe this was a heavy beer. Still like it, but after trying many different stouts, the body feels watery. Looks a treat with its black-as-night body and delicious creamy head. Toasted malts dominate, but it's not over-bitter or over-sweet. The most chuggable dark beer, and goes a treat with pub food, but it's not nearly as exciting as it was when I toured the Dublin factory ten years ago this week. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (2220) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2017
Can a black colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts spicy laurel citrus fruits and bitter hops flavor roasted malts citrus laurel spicy and bitter hops

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
gmgreen (1) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2017 does not count
Very nice and creamy head. Very smooth. Smooth mild malty flavor. I always enjoy a Guinness on tap.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurlyJoe (148) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2017 Classic Guinness pour, lots of head if your not too careful. Eddies of tiny bubbles as the beer settles. Quite a mild aroma of roasted malt. Very clean taste, quite understated. Almost a little watery. Malt otherwise, chocolate and some coffee. Extremely smooth drinking. A classic.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (639) - POLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Barwa prawie czarna. Piana jasno br?zowa, drobno ziarnista przypomina rozpuszczone lody kawowe. Aromaty kawy, kawy z rumem czy likieru. W smaku bardzo podobnie. Goryczka kawowa, palona jest niska i ma?o intensywna. Wysycenie ?rednie w kierunku do niskiego, pasuje. Piwp jest zdecydowanie za "chude", wodniste i to jest na pewno minus.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kiezmar (453) - Krakůw, POLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Can. Nice coffee & roasted malt aroma, but taste is totally empty, almost like water. Only a little bit of coffee. Nitrogen gives some smoothness.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DraftDoctor37 (12) - - FEB 19, 2017
My go to beer, love it all my life. Black, creamy nothing much not to like. Great

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
schnubbie (33) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 16, 2017
Dark black and a solid creamy foam. Dark roasted malt and a medium body. I donít liken it that much but it is a good beer

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kluczbork (188) - Wroclaw, POLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Bottle. Aroma- weak coffee and some maltiness. Black, clear, with a fantastic head- Iíve tried this beer couple of times, but nitrogen always makes an impression. Taste- creamy, with delicate coffee and nothing more- no roastiness, no bitterness. Quite watery in the aftertaste. Good beer for a football match, but as a Stout- quite poor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
tmzl (292) - SLOVENIA - FEB 11, 2017
Looks so fucking sexy. Taste dry roast with creamy body, easy going and smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thejackpacker (214) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Draught at the brewery. One of those classics which deserves the attention. Pours brown and becomes a wonderful dark beer with a beautiful thick off white foam. Surely the worlds most beautiful pint (?!!). Lacks taste of other stouts but then again i like to think of Guinness in a world of its own and itís one of those drinks Iíll always want on some occasions.


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