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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,893 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,893
Reviews: 804
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 112
Gots: 128 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2001)
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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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2/5  rDev -50.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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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 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

rlovitt, Aug 23, 2014
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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,893 ratings.