1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

Not Rated.
Guinness Foreign Extra StoutGuinness Foreign Extra Stout

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,038 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,038
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 169 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

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.
View: Beers (31) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Guinness Foreign Extra Stout Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,038 | Reviews: 811 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of Jlabs
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of ThrashMaster
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Hoppsbabo
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.

Photo of elliott1184
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of VAcrossr
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of xShoWTeKx
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xk6m6m5x
3.72/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -20%

Photo of bundy462
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of mdlb44
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of AlexM
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of charrel
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of drmcleod10
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of ahommell
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of valianes
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of BradleyR
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of SStein
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of dheldman
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of AlexAudioman
4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of rderedin
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of WestHam973
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of BEasy
4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of soneill065
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.