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Brewed by Labatt Breweries (AB InBev)
Style: Dry Stout
London, Canada

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RATINGS: 1845   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Labatt’s brew a pale ale base to which is added the unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract. Guinness Extra Stout is brewed in Canada by Labatt under license from Arthur Guinness Son & Company. Editor’s Note: It looks like Moosehead is also brewing Guinness. Bottles in the US are from there of late, but Canadian bottles are still showing Labatt. 04/23/06

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3.7
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2002
Very Smooth. Slightly bitter. Dark and creamy. A bit thin but still a good beer.

4.5
hoebag99 (4) - USA - AUG 23, 2002 does not count
Not as good as the stuff out of the tap in London. Has a slightly better taste considering the bottle over the can.

4.5
Panzuriel (2238) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2002
A different animal than draft Guinness, but still very awe inspiring in it’s own right. A few pint bottles of this and get the party started!

3.6
Philosopher99 (24) - arnold, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2002
At first, I expected something alot like the regular stout, but it’s not. Still, I loved its gentle smell and look. The taste is very good, fairly drinkable, but overall, doesn’t have any really distinguishing characteristic.

3.4
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 12, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2005 Good drinking beer. A great bitterness. Smoky tones and astringent bite for a finish.

2.4
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Dark Black Color with Med Thick Head. The Aroma is hoppy with some smokeyness. the flavor has a smokey flavor with hints of chocolate. To me not all that great. I expected something much better.

4.2
stormking (23) - Cuddy, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2002
I have to credit this beer with turning me into a beer lover. It’s a toss up between this and the draft as to which I like better, but this is a little thicker, and more robust than the draft. A little bitter, with a nice nutty flavor. Definitely some chocolate and coffee flavors. Great color. My can’t go wrong standard

3.5
amosmoses99 (17) - CANADA - AUG 4, 2002
It’s a beautiful beer. The pour is awesome to watch, the taste is a bit bitter but hey it is stout. The flavour is superior to most other stouts. The only one that was better was a stout I had in northern England one night...I worked late that night and sadly i can’t remember the name...tragic.

3.7
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2002
About the same as Guinness draught but has a deeper roasted flavour and a bit more bitterness to it.

3.9
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2002
I prefer Guinness from the bottle instead of the can because I don’t enjoy the mouthfeel of a nitrogen beer. For those of you out there who have only tasted Guinness on tap or in the can, try this beer ... it’s almost like trying something new. Very chewy with tons of caramel. Characteristic Guinness bitterness and astringency. Mouth puckering sour ... with plenty of coffee and chocolate flavor. A wonderful beer for dark winter nights.


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