Guinness

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dynamiteninja
beers 1895 º places 50 º 04:33 Sat 1/29/2011

Why is Guinness Draught so highly rated on this site?

 
cgarvieuk
beers 26099 º places 405 º 04:37 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
Why is Guinness Draught so highly rated on this site?



For many people its a gateway beer into more interesting things
The first step away from crap lager

 
chriso
beers 7536 º places 720 º 09:29 Sat 1/29/2011

Perhaps because some poor misguided souls have scored it 4.0 or higher.

 
dynamiteninja
beers 1895 º places 50 º 10:21 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by chriso
Perhaps because some poor misguided souls have scored it 4.0 or higher.


<ahem>

 
dynamiteninja
beers 1895 º places 50 º 10:33 Sat 1/29/2011

It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right. Whereas from a week in Dublin I saw three or four Guinness quality control team vans. Wherever you go there, a Guinness is far superior. Asides from their novelty and scarcity factor, I’d favour Guinness over the Porterhouse and Maguire stouts, with the possible exception of Porterhouse Oyster Stout.

 
InvalidStout
11:14 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right.


It comes in a sealed dustbin. What is there to keep right or wrong?

 
traPISSED
beers 106 º 11:27 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right. Whereas from a week in Dublin I saw three or four Guinness quality control team vans. Wherever you go there, a Guinness is far superior. Asides from their novelty and scarcity factor, I’d favour Guinness over the Porterhouse and Maguire stouts, with the possible exception of Porterhouse Oyster Stout.


Try to get your hands on the new Clanconnel Stout, its supurb plus the Whitewater Belfast Black is also very good!

 
cgarvieuk
beers 26099 º places 405 º 11:39 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right. Whereas from a week in Dublin I saw three or four Guinness quality control team vans. Wherever you go there, a Guinness is far superior. Asides from their novelty and scarcity factor, I’d favour Guinness over the Porterhouse and Maguire stouts, with the possible exception of Porterhouse Oyster Stout.


One of the most shocking pints of Guinness i ever had was at the Guinness museum. Guinness them selves cant even look after it.

 
Gazza
beers 727 º places 167 º 12:24 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right.

WTF???
You can’t "keep" Guinness, it’s pasteurised and dead so won’t improve or, unless you put the keg in an oven, go bad. The only way you can fuck it up serving-wise is to keep the same keg on for months, never clean the lines (although you don’t need to that often with keg, it’s a bit of a myth) or over/under carbonate it.
So, for a laugh, tell us how a "properly kept" Guinness would be?

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
Wherever you go there, a Guinness is far superior.

No it isn’t. It tastes exactly the same as it does over here as it’s the same beer.

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
Asides from their novelty and scarcity factor, I’d favour Guinness over the Porterhouse and Maguire stouts, with the possible exception of Porterhouse Oyster Stout.

Now I’m convinced you are simply a troll.

No-one with any tastebuds could possibly, ever, think that tasteless crap is in any way comparable to Wrasslers or Maguires plain.

I’m out.

 
MagicDave6
beers 1 º places 1 º 13:32 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by Gazza
Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right.

WTF???
You can’t "keep" Guinness, it’s pasteurised and dead so won’t improve or, unless you put the keg in an oven, go bad. The only way you can fuck it up serving-wise is to keep the same keg on for months, never clean the lines (although you don’t need to that often with keg, it’s a bit of a myth) or over/under carbonate it.
So, for a laugh, tell us how a "properly kept" Guinness would be?

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
Wherever you go there, a Guinness is far superior.

No it isn’t. It tastes exactly the same as it does over here as it’s the same beer.

Originally posted by dynamiteninja
Asides from their novelty and scarcity factor, I’d favour Guinness over the Porterhouse and Maguire stouts, with the possible exception of Porterhouse Oyster Stout.

Now I’m convinced you are simply a troll.

No-one with any tastebuds could possibly, ever, think that tasteless crap is in any way comparable to Wrasslers or Maguires plain.

I’m out.



Gazza is 100% correct here. Guinness is 100% a shit product, note its not a beer, just a means to get drunk like an alocopop, Your beig led into this Diagio driven market of Guinness tastes better in Ireland or whereever they sell 70 off 22’s pf the stuff a week. Fuck off its absolutly shite beer, fuckin terrible stuff and I actually in terms of flavour profile prefer stella over it.

 
cgarvieuk
beers 26099 º places 405 º 13:38 Sat 1/29/2011

Originally posted by Gazza
Originally posted by dynamiteninja
It’s shockingly variable in the UK. There are few places I trust to keep it right.

WTF???
You can’t "keep" Guinness, it’s pasteurised and dead so won’t improve or, unless you put the keg in an oven, go bad. The only way you can fuck it up serving-wise is to keep the same keg on for months, never clean the lines (although you don’t need to that often with keg, it’s a bit of a myth) or over/under carbonate it.
So, for a laugh, tell us how a "properly kept" Guinness would be?



I dont know what the difference is, as your right there really nothing that should change it. But man i found it really variable from pub to pub, way back when it was my drink of choice.