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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,896 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,896
Reviews: 804
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 112
Gots: 129 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

Tafyob41, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

trxxpaxxs, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

HoppyBastard2, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

my memory appears to be not entirely correct on this stout but drinkable enough

EmperorBevis, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

DoktorEd, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

epyon396, Sep 06, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +1.2%

chunkybutt17, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Cybr, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

VirusQc, Sep 04, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -25.3%

Lion088, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Bobhoya, Sep 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

jriggins6, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

kevwcamp, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

SoccerStash, Aug 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

markr426, Aug 30, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.7%

11.2 ounce brown bottle. Best before date 19:15 whatever that means.

A: Pours black with crimson edges under a lofty 2-finger thick mocha head which fades to a thin cap and leaves semi-rings and spots of lace.

N: Sweetly roasted malts, chocolate cake batter, faint vanilla, sherry-like note, wood, earthy.

T: Follows nose with minor heat noticed, bittersweet chocolate, faint char.

M: Full body and full carbonation. Rich, smooth, creamy chocolate and roasty finish.

O: Not the usual Guinness stout, this is way better.

wethorseblanket, Aug 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

ElviraS, Aug 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

beerMeporfa, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

SuperHop18, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

ncstateplaya, Aug 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Much much different than the Guinness Extra we all know and love. Smoother with a nice bite this is a superb stout

DiverJon, Aug 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

rlovitt, Aug 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

nmeden, Aug 23, 2014
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,896 ratings.