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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,803 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,803
Reviews: 798
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 101
Gots: 98 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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jspruit

Denmark

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is now available more and more around in Ireland-at a relatively affordable price too so that is nice. Poured a jet black from a 330mL bottle with a large creamy tan thick head.

Smells of coffee and molasses and syrup-your tastbebuds already feel a bit heavy when your nose is working.

Tastes of a great stout-more fullness than your average draft stout. Coffee and malty and a bit sweet at the end too-maybe even a bit nutty and chocolaty too. This is definitely a full stout, and I feel like I can detect a bit of the alcohol so I know that it is strong.

I would like to drink more than one of these in a session, but I dont think that I really could handle too many. It is a great beer to enjoy though and I am glad that they are more available to me everyday now!

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2007 21:42:50 | More by jspruit
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-17-2014 14:57:26 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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beermaned

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-10-2012 15:14:03 | More by beermaned
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-04-2012 01:47:14 | More by Marty91
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-20-2011 19:03:56 | More by DoctorB2B
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mmilyko

Nevada

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-15-2012 02:46:59 | More by mmilyko
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arkansastroy

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-29-2011 00:28:24 | More by arkansastroy
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Heathenaxe


4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-10-2012 19:07:23 | More by Heathenaxe
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dan027

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-31-2013 02:26:24 | More by dan027
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ant880

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-11-2013 16:42:21 | More by ant880
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Proclarush

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-29-2012 22:08:40 | More by Proclarush
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-02-2014 01:10:34 | More by MattXT
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-31-2014 02:49:12 | More by ricecracker420
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-23-2013 16:48:30 | More by kingmaker
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doctorb

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-05-2012 22:21:42 | More by doctorb
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-19-2014 18:49:29 | More by PappyVans
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Pug

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-17-2014 16:10:38 | More by Pug
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-19-2013 23:49:20 | More by visualmartyr
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Drew966

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Guiness Foreign Extra Stout pours a very dark brown/ not quite black color with a thick milk chocolate colored head from a brown 330 ml bottle. Dark malts are present in the aroma. Lots of dark malt in the flavor, even a hint of caramel. Definitely stronger than the original in both flavor and alcohol. Sweeter too. This bottle came from the Caribbean. Definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 21:29:53 | More by Drew966
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-20-2011 02:49:58 | More by xnicknj
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-16-2013 23:49:41 | More by Jspriest
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-29-2013 21:56:05 | More by BillRoth
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Greasy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-15-2013 22:38:49 | More by Greasy
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thierrynantes

France

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (33cl), tasted in 2001.
Appearance : brown-black color.
Smell : malt and hops.
Taste and Mouthfeel : hopped, smoky malt flavour. intense bitterness. Aftertaste is again severely bitter and malty.
Drinkability : very strong beer in the style foreign extra stout

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2008 19:08:08 | More by thierrynantes
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Kremlock

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-20-2012 02:39:53 | More by Kremlock
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,803 ratings.