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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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2,038 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,038
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 169 | FT: 1
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Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2001

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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4.3/5  rDev +5.9%

A: Black body. Big, dense beige head. Great lacing.
S: Buttery chocolate.
T: It's a richer version of Guinness with quite a bit extra. Fairly sweet, very buttery, and plenty of chocolate. It's slightly rummy, slightly muddy, and has some bonfire smokiness. In the aftertaste I get some citrus on top of all that chocolate. As it approaches room temperature there's a pronounced fishy flavour, weirdly. It also gets more buttery.
M: Lively mouthfeel but smooth. Not sticky at all.
O: Great. I needs me some oysters.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

The extra hops intensify the charcoal taste that is common in all stouts a little too much. I would much rather stick to the extra stout(original) any day.

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 2,038 ratings.