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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: 4784   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rcasta (874) - - MAY 20, 2008
esta es una de mis preferidas, una cerveza oscura intensa que desde que se sirve en el vaso se empieza a apreciar con aroma, color y calidad - guttes bierre!


3.6
tomandoaltura (243) - - NOV 20, 2017
Apariencia : marrón oscuro (aprox. 25 SRM) de buena translucidez. Cabeza color beige de tinte gris con muy buena retención y encaje. Nariz : Granos tostados y ligero dulzor de melaza, almendras y lúpulos florales casi imperceptibles Boca : ingreso vivaz, sabor a cereales y galletas. Cierta acidez con final tostado y amargor moderado (25 IBU aprox.). Cuerpo ligero-medio. Buena carbonatación

4.2
KLToasty (3) - - NOV 20, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2017 Warning. You will turn into a majestic wilder beast after drinking this delicious beer! You can’t go wrong with a pint of Guinness!

4.2
sirzekel (71) - Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2017
I remember the first time I had it. It was awful, but I was only 20 yo. Now it's one of my favorites, a go to when in a pinch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
defabant (20) - ITALY - NOV 19, 2017
Bevuta alla spina. Molto leggera, sapore di caffè, malto tostato e un po' di cacao. Carbonazione molto leggera, quasi assente. Fra le migliori birre da supermercato.

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thexman (9) - ITALY - NOV 19, 2017 does not count
NB: Le mie valutazioni si basano sullo stile della birra. La presentazione di queta birra è bellissima. Color nero, schiuma color marroncinio chiaro con bollicine finissime. La schiuma è spettacolare. Per quanto riguarda il sapore si sente fortemente l'affumicatura e il cacao ma anche il cappuccino. L'affumicatura e il cacao sono predominanti. La consistenza di questa birra è particolare: è più densa di una birra media. La carbonazione è bassa ma per me troppo bassa. Dopo qualche minuto la frizzantezza è quasi azzerata e questo rovina un bel il gusto della birra. La birra è buona, dissetante, leggera e gustosa.

3.6
WBlankenship21 (8) - - NOV 18, 2017 does not count
A stouts stout. The original, the one, the only. Irish to its core. Please, drink this beer with the correct pour. It might change your life if you do. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
Pijiuke (85) - - NOV 18, 2017
A watered down version of its brother Foreign Extra Stout. Not as flavorful and not as creamy. Drinkable, but I prefer the other one.

1.6
Turboninja (849) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2017
[email protected]'Hara's, Tampere, Finland. Clear, slightly bitter nuances of artificial roasted malts, some ash. Light/medium body and no carbonation. 1 4 3 2 6

2
dzenkalpic (86) - TURKEY - NOV 14, 2017
Hafif yanık kokusu. Oldukça boş tad. Çok az alkol ve çok az malt tadı. Çok sulu.

4.5
k_2 (5) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2017 does not count
Its Guinness, if you haven't tried it, try it. Don't complain while I enjoy one while you drink your foamy water. A great classic that is unique.


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