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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,803 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,803
Reviews: 798
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 101
Gots: 98 | 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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yeaprolly

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-12-2014 23:51:07 | More by yeaprolly
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Finally trying the (better) version of Guiness, excited to try the Foreign Extra! Purchased at Beers of the World in Henrietta.

Pours the typical inky black, with a foamy, mountainous 2 inch head. Lots of lacing down the glass. The heads last for a while as a creamy film on top of the beer.

Smells like chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and a bit of smoke.

This tastes pretty great, honestly. Creamy, vanilla richness, with a good amount of chocolate and coffee malt flavor. Quite roasty as well. This is miles ahead of the regular Guinness Draught, night and day honestly. There is some roasty bitterness that keeps everything naturally dry.

Rich, creamy, fairly thick body that coats the mouth very well. Awesome. So drinkable. Low carbonation.

This is a revelation, for the longest time I thought Guinness was garbage until this beer. Now I want to try some of the other export versions.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 21:30:47 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,803 ratings.