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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,017 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,017
Reviews: 808
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 128
Gots: 147 | 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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4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 7/11, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. BB 2012, but I'll take it :-)

Can't really add to so many reviews, but pours thick n black, head is two fingers easily. Clumpy/spotty lace. Aromas full and intense roasts to the fore, vanilla and coffee. Robust taste, roast driven. Medium weight overall and really - really - smooth. Overall beer presence in glass belies moderate ABV. End of beer experience? Roast City...

If only it were easier to get in Aus.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a pint glass, developed a tan head which lasted well beyond, as would be expected from Guinness, and laced exceptionally. Appearance was black, of Guinness. Aroma was strong of coffee and malt and hop. Perhaps a hint of chocolate. Taste was coffee and dry hop. Mouthfeel was full and a bit carbonated. Aftertaste was super dry.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice dark color with good head. Head was light color.

Smell: Strong hop aroma, and some malt aromas as well.

Taste: Nice malt flavors, as well as a nice balance of strong hops flavor.

Mouth feel: Medium body, and silky smooth.

Overall: Great stout. The best beer that Guinness makes, and one of my favorite stouts.

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 2,017 ratings.