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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,788 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,788
Reviews: 797
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 101
Gots: 94 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Foreign Extra Stout is brewed with generous hops and roasted barley for a bittersweet balance and full-flavored, natural bite. Developed for global export from Ireland, the addition of extra hops ensured this Stout would arrive in perfect condition. Today it is enjoyed by millions around the world.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2001)
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LukeK1231

New York

4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a Dogfish Head snifter.

Color: Dark with a nut-brown head.

Aroma: Coffe-like

Taste: The beer had a nice smooth, dark, coffee, nutty, taste.

Finish: The finish was also smooth, I would have rated it higher, but the high alcohol content came through a little in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2011 19:54:59 | More by LukeK1231
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4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
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Totally black with great beige rocky head that dissipates but leaves good lacing. Aroma is of bitter coffee and roasted malt. Tastes of burnt flavours and coffee. Highly bitter for a stout with a long bitter aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, somewhat milky with moderate carbonation.

Overall,an excellent foreign extra stout. Very bitter with tons of burnt flavour and a lasting finish. Satisfying and enjoyable every time. Bigger than a standard stout but without the hugeness of an imperial stout.

My mark out of 100 would be 93.

Serving type: bottle

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,788 ratings.