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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Foreign Extra StoutGuinness Foreign Extra Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,087 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,087
Reviews: 821
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 148
Gots: 189 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2001

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.
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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 2,087 ratings.