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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,983 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,983
Reviews: 806
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 127
Gots: 141 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Jlabs, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

ThrashMaster, Nov 07, 2014
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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.

Hoppsbabo, Nov 04, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

elliott1184, Nov 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

VAcrossr, Nov 04, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

xShoWTeKx, Nov 03, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -8.4%

xk6m6m5x, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

MaximumYuks, Nov 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

atlbravsrno1, Oct 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

bundy462, Oct 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

mdlb44, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

AlexM, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

charrel, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

drmcleod10, Oct 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

ahommell, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

valianes, Oct 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

BradleyR, Oct 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

SStein, Oct 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

dheldman, Oct 27, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

rderedin, Oct 25, 2014
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BEasy, Oct 24, 2014
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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.

soneill065, Oct 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Dougology, Oct 21, 2014
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,983 ratings.