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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,988 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,988
Reviews: 808
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 127
Gots: 142 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a- bottle poured into a tulip, viscous, thick pour, one finger fades slowly leaving lots of lace, very dark coloring.

s- strong, lots of roasted malts, cocoa, sweet and dark, interesting.

t- dry, bitter coffee, heavy dark chocolate cocoa, burnt biscuit, bone dry, lingering bitterness, interesting - never had a beer quite like this.

m- full for sure.

d- drinkable, very flavorful, not an everyday beer for me, but it's a nice change up from all of the ipas that i drink all the time.

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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.

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,988 ratings.