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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,941 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,941
Reviews: 804
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 117
Gots: 132 | 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 -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought a 4-pk bottle of this at Woodman's in Janesville, WI in Spring 2011.

Pours a very dark brown with a decent light brown head. Obvious stout smell here as well as roasted malts. Really hits the taste buds with a great mixture of bitterness and texture. Has a slighty salty taste that is blended with malts and other bold flavors. Definetly a beer to enjoy slowly.

Lemke10, Apr 15, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a black brown, with small tan head. Smells fruity, bit of roastiness too. The taste is bitter and roasty, with the taste of dark fruits, figs dates that sort of thing. Mouthfeel is pretty smooth although a bit on the thin side, however this is a beer that everyone should try, especially in the caribbean.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bouttle poured into a guinness tulip pint glass.

Pours nearly pitch black with a thick steady tan head.

Smell is sweet, rich, boozy, fruity sweet, and rich roasty.

Taste is a good balance between the sweetness (maybe cherry) and the dry roastiness.

Mouthfeel is good and very drinable. I was so excited to see this. This is what people should think of guinness.

aubuc1, Feb 08, 2011
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,941 ratings.