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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,846 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,846
Reviews: 798
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 109
Gots: 110 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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LagerCognoscenti

United Kingdom (England)

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%

Totally black with great beige rocky head that dissipates but leaves good lacing. Aroma is of bitter coffee and roasted malt. Tastes of burnt flavours and coffee. Highly bitter for a stout with a long lasting aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, somewhat milky with moderate carbonation.

Overall,an excellent foreign extra stout. Very roasty with tons of burnt flavour and a lasting finish. Satisfying and enjoyable every time. Bigger than a standard stout but without the hugeness of an imperial stout.

My mark out of 100 would be 93.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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New Jersey

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Arizona

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,846 ratings.