Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.
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4.13/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from an 11.2 fl oz bottle into a pint glass. 26/06/11.
Appearance: Pours that good old black oil body with a HUGE toffee-colored head. This will not fit in my pint glass - need to back off a bit. Head is thick, soapy and bready. Lot's of thick lacing.
Smell: I noticed that sharp roasted malt smell of Guinness Extra Stout that took me back to my college days as soon as I opened the bottle. That smell was never the same in a Guinness Draft - I'm glad it's here in the Foreign Extra Stout. Slightly sweet alcohol smell.
Taste: A lot more sweet chocolately and toffee-flavored than Guinness Extra Stout. I am trying to taste the "extra hops" that are mentioned on the label, but I only taste the overpowering bitterness of the roasted malts. Can definitely taste the warming from the extra alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Thick, but not as thick or creamy as a Guinness Draft. Little carbonation as expected. This is a macho stout!
Overall: Quite the break from the ordinary. Certainly the beer for you if you're looking to "turbo" your regular Guinness experience...
Serving type: bottle
05-26-2011 20:36:10 | More by JednoPivoProsim
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