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


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RATINGS: 1773   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alcoholica (128) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2003 Better than the original, because of the bitterness. Dark, dark and darker it pours. I love to watch the bubbles cut through the beer
Earlier Rating: 11/14/2003 Total Score: 3.8
Good beer, a classic. Dark, Dark, Dark, in color obviously the reason for the little widget to cut through. Tan huge frothy head. Roadted malty flavor, hoopy. Good stout. It does taste a little better on draught.

higgsbison (261) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2017
I kind of liked it but it wasn't one I would tend to drink but I'm not sure why. A pretty well-balanced beer leaning towards the hoppy side. Very mild carbonation. It has a long, slightly bitter finish. very late in the finish I get a slightly metallic taste that lingers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

szampapal (42) - POLAND - SEP 13, 2017
Ciemne, niejprzejrzyste. Bardzo ładny lacing. Lekko kwaskowe, delikatna goryczka w posmaku. Zapach palonych ziaren kawy, trochę pietruszki? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

skcbrewz (1) - - SEP 8, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2017 Nice smooth after work hanging with friends kind of beer. Smooth, creamy and easy drinking.

e6stock (2) - Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2017 does not count
Go to daily beer. Always like it. Easy to get at grocery stores in Metro D.C. Far superior to the draft beer, which is rather flat and not very complex. Extra stout Foreign is better too. Whole Foods has it.

JohananaV2 (278) - Hurst, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2017
Just a no nonsense stouter version of the basic Guinness. I wouldn't go crazy trying to find it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

voyageurmike (500) - 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.

Niko100 (2978) - Chicago, New York, 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.

coachd (899) - 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

Westy1130 (108) - 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.

60minuteman (1765) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle. Dark, malty, cacao and bittersweet chocolate. Slightly bitter taste and leafy.

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