runes wrote:i enjoy guinness. I'm not such a huge fan of the extra stout.
GregClow wrote:That's probably because the "Extra Stout" that we get in Canada is contract brewed by Labatt, who use a crappy base beer (rumoured to be 50) and add a concentrated extract provided by Guinness. (OK, that's a simplified description of what is probably a more involved process, but that's the gist of it.)
tuqueboy wrote:greg, i'm pretty sure the draft guiness is imported. i know the cans with the widgets is definitely imported. the only stuff ``brewed'' by labatt's is the bottled variety.
I'll try a Guinness draft about once a year (if there isn't anything else), just to remind myself why I don't like it. That sourness has grown on me... but otherwise, it's not that flavourful.
I like the St. Ambrois Oatmeal on nitro pour (better than the bottle).
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