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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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2012
black color, aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, flavors of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, thick creamy texture, easy and enjoyable to drink


3.5
voyageurmike (435) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2017
Bomber from Kroger’s. Close to black and opaque, medium bodied. Roasted malt nose. Taste is bitter chocolate, malt and hops, with hops dominating the finish.

3.4
Niko100 (2913) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2017
Rich black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, & some dark fruit; Flavor of roasted malt, hops, caramel, and some chocolate; Finish is slightly bitter; Overall, pleasantly surprised - pretty decent.

3.3
coachd (834) - Missouri, USA - MAY 14, 2017
A thicker Guinness. Slightly sweeter up front and more roast in the aftertaste. An upgrade over the original; I'm looking for this beer on draft, preferably nitro. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
Westy1130 (94) - New York, USA - MAY 5, 2017
Opaque dark with thick frothy head, that refuses to dissipate. Roasted coffee/malt aroma and taste, with dark chocolaty aftertaste. A lot more flavor than the draught, but also much heavier. A definite classic, that has been my go to beer for many years.

3.3
60minuteman (1713) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle. Dark, malty, cacao and bittersweet chocolate. Slightly bitter taste and leafy.

3.5
Dal9000 (633) - Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2017
At BJs. Soft dry classic bbbbbbvvfgggggffgghhgffhhhggcdghbvcdghjvcfhhbvghjf via Beer Buddy

3.3
MaltCaptain44 (2) - - FEB 6, 2017 does not count
Piana nie najladniejsza, szybko opadajaca. W aromacie dominuje przyjemna gorzka czekokada. Smak palonej kawy z wytrawnym finiszem i chmielową goryczką. Piwo poprawne i bardzo pijalne, choć mogloby oferowac mocniejsze doznania zarowno w aromacie jak i smaku.

3
jgb9348 (6250) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Deep dark brown coloured body with a large, soapy light brown head, about two centimetres tall, that leaves a pretty ugly lace on the side of the glass. Aroma of cream, milk, lactose, light malt, nuts and very little else - mellow in the nose. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive cream, milk and lactose flavours throughout with a lot of nuts, earth and malt, but the lactose and cream are very evident, even on the end. Aftertaste shows a lot of milk, some earthy malt and toffee sweetness coupled with a touch of light cherry and fruit flavours near the end - nice and subtle. Overall, a smooth and very mild stout with a thinnish body and showing only a touch of complexity from fruit, compared with the majority of the taste - which is all about cream and lactose with some small malts. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased by my Uncle Larry on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 2016, sampled at home at his house here in Pungoteague, Virginia on the Eastern Shore in his honor on 15-January-2017 - RIP Uncle Larry.

3.5
dmctaster (90) - Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Black with a yan head. Aroma is hops and roasted barley. Taste is slight chocolate and roasted barley. Slight slice aftertaste.

2.9
KevinReddirt (165) - Midland, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Flagship for stouts in my book. Certainly the first I ever had. Strong in most ways. Opens with a dark black appearance and a dark tan head that slowly leaves. Little carbonation. Unusual scent, sort of sweet, fruity and grainy. Heavy taste. Molasses. Raisins. I have moved on. Like the really strong, high alcohol content of the newer stouts I have recently tried. Actually I think Guinness is best as a black and tan. Now there you go.


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