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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout | Guinness Ltd.

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4.06/5
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2,355 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,584
Reviews:
866
Ratings:
2,355
pDev:
11.82%
Bros Score:
4.33
 
 
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This is the gold standard of stouts. (Not to be confused with the other Guinness Extra Stout--this is the real deal.) To be sipped and savored, it's simply delicious. Best enjoyed by itself or maybe with some salted nuts, because you won't want anything to get in the way of the awesome taste.

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 2,355 ratings
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