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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,788 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,788
Reviews: 797
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 101
Gots: 94 | 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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11.2oz bottle. Can't decipher bottling date exactly- L0232GF002 suggests 8/20/2010. Poured into an unlabeled snifter 5/14/2014.

A- Dark, opaque nearly black body. One finger offwhite head with good retention. Eventually drops down into a medium sized collar. Small spots of lacing along the glass. For the most part, appears like a big stout.

S- Dark chocolates. Tons of dark fruits- plums, fig, even hints of chocolate-covered cherries.

F- Roast malt, dark chocolate character, dark fruits- figs, plums, subtle tart cherry that comes nowhere near medicinal, some earth. Very cleanly executed, complex and interesting. Certainly above average.

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O- This is a very good stout that is full in flavour and mouthfeel. I am really enjoying the subtle but still hard to miss chocolate covered cherries here. Very glad this is quite easy to find on the shelves around here, even if the price is a little bit more than I'd expect.

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
91 out of 100 based on 1,788 ratings.