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Posted: 11/2/2009 2:12:41 PM EST
Guiness Extra Stout is my favorite beer hands down. So when I finally saw a 6 pack of the Guiness 250th Anniversary Stout on the shelf of my local grocer, I couldn't deny myself the opportunity to try it. I'll be cracking em open a little later. Has anyone had this beer before?
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:16:21 PM EST
Haven't seen it yet. Do they have a widget, or are the of the horrible flat variety?
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:17:49 PM EST
Tag...this is relevant to my interests.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:29:55 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/2/2009 2:36:14 PM EST by savage_winchester]
I'm a major Guinness enthusiast, I tried it, I prefer the original draught, but the difference in taste was minimal.

Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:40:17 PM EST
I liked it.

More like a traditional stout than the creamy Irish stout that is Guiness.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:41:47 PM EST
It's good, not nearly as bitter as extra stout, but nice and malty.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:42:37 PM EST
Especially good on tap.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 2:54:42 PM EST
i think it seems a bit thin. it tastes as if it was brewed for people that don't care for the taste of guinness.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 3:03:32 PM EST
It's okay, but it's no Spaten Optimator.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 3:04:13 PM EST
It is excellent.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 3:47:14 PM EST
I figured that they just changed the can.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 4:16:15 PM EST
I was disappoined. I prefer the draught.
Link Posted: 11/2/2009 4:56:35 PM EST
Like I originally said, I'm a big fan of the Extra Stout. It wasn't quite as rich, but it had a very nice flavor. But taste is just like beauty - It's in the eye of the beholder. I actually really like the 25th Anniversary Stout, but I wouldn't choose it over the Extra Stout on a regular basis... Especially at $12 / 6 pack.
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