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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

Style: Stout, Stout, Foreign / Export, Stout, Imperial
Alcohol: 7.5% ABV
Brewery: Guinness
Country/Region: Ireland

Product Description:

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout is the strongest in taste and strength of the three. It is available only as a high alcohol product sold in a bottle and has a strong oaky complex flavour. At the time Guinness began to be exported to overseas markets, beers were generally sold at a gravity of 1078 degrees, which was sufficiently strong in alcohol to help the product survive long sea journeys. Until 1962 all Guinness Foreign Extra Stout sold the world over was brewed and conditioned in large oak vats in Dublin before being shipped to export markets. To this day, the taste and alcohol delivery are maintained at nineteenth-century levels. In all probability the stout drunk by Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa would have tasted the same as the Guinness Foreign Extra Stout sold today in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, where it is an integral part of local culture.

Tasting Notes:

Black in colour with brown frothy head. Very wide and complex aroma, cookie, molasses, toasted wood, coffee and melted liquorice. Warm rich alcohol flavours with upfront coffee. Chalky like texture with a rich aftertaste. Full bodied with a moderate bitterness. Best Guinness I have tried so far! Cheers!

Gary.

Availability
Limited supply - please check availability before ordering

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You can buy Guinness Foreign Extra Stout in the following pack sizes:
Pack Description Price Qty  
Single (1 x 330ml Bottle) $7.50
6-Pack (6 x 330ml Bottles) $37.99
Carton 24 (24 x 330ml Bottles) $129.99
Remember, we can usually fit up to 20 beers into each delivery carton. Want to try the above beer but not sure what else to choose? Why not try our special Summer Pack. If you would like some help making your choice, why not contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff who will be happy to make some suggestions.
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