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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,844 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,844
Reviews: 798
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 109
Gots: 109 | 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.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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JFazekas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Presentation: 330mL bottle.

Appearance: Chocolaty body with plenty of head and lots of lacing.

Smell: Very sweet. Almost a bit like a milk chocolate bar, not something I desire from my beer.

Taste: exceptionally smooth for a 7.5% beer. Very reminiscent of an extra stout but with an added bonus. Taste is also a bit sweet but it doesn't take too much away from the beer; the alcohol and slight hop bittering take the edge off nicely.

Overall: After having this hyped up a bit I was slightly disappointed. It is the best beer I've had on my visit to the UK thus far. Added points for excellent mouthfeel and drinkability.

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,844 ratings.