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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout (Malaysia/Hong Kong/China)



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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
The basis is an unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract shipped from Dublin, which is added to local pale malt ingredients and brewed locally. The Malaysian version has in recent years seen an ABV downgrade to 6.8%.

The FES currently (2010) found in Hong Kong is the Malaysian version, as is the FES found in Cambodia.

As of 2011, this is the version now found in the People’s Republic of China, which formerly had a 5% version. That version no longer exists, so Chinese FES ratings should go here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuldgaardRJ (170) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2015
(6) Slightly above average. Maybe it was the warm Malaysian air that had me rate thi beer higher - or the low and poor selection of beer in Malaysia. Maybe having this beer in Chinatown made it so much better.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
colui72 (413) - HONG KONG - AUG 8, 2015
Ages away from the Irish Heinken version this Asian copycat is still drinkable. Black with frothy beige head. Plain aroma and bitter malty taste. Nothing memorable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1900) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av røstet malt, frukt, plommer og kaffe. Smak av røstet malt, frukt, plommer, kaffe og sjokolade. Import.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (2511) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2015

Lukt: Frukter, rosin, kaffe og en anelse sjokolade.
Utseende: Nesten sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende brunt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Frukter, rosin og kaffe.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Supermarked, Kuala Lumpur, Nydt@Hotell.
Medium: Flaske@325ml, ABV@6,8%, Når@05.06.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Manslow (584) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Butelka na lotnisku w Kuala Lumpur 2014r. Kolor czarny, piana trwała trzyma się dobrze.Aromat kawy, karmelu.Smak palonego słodu, lekka kawa, kremowe. Dobrze nagazowane pijalne piwo. Podano mocno schłodzone, drogie jak to na lotnisku.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (1036) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 19, 2015
Aroma: Medium Rich, dark chocolate, dark malt, creamy. No hops. Light cherries Appearance: Black body with red hues. Medium, creamy light-brown head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium bready, dark malt, dark chocolate, medium roasty, light cherries, Medium-dry finish with lingering roastiness. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Great beer! 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 13D. Foreign Extra Stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7582) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 17, 2015
Can thanks to Jeremy. Pours a black color with a medium white head. A big sweet malty earthy metallic nose. The flavor is big sour metallic roast. Very much a Guinness fes. Sharp with chocolate and toast. Lovely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sibarh (153) - Białystok, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Puszka 0,32, alkohol 6.8 %. Kolor - czarny, pod światło rubinowy, klarowny. Piana - beżowa, drobna, wysoka i trwała. Zapach - lekki kawowo-palony. Smak - średnia kawa, lekko palone, średnia słodycz, bez kwasku, średnia goryczka. Bardzo poprawne.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (6008) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Der gewöhnliche Klassiker, auf den ich mich aber dann doch ordentlich gefreut hatte. Das war schön schwer, mildmalzig und mit einem wunderbar würzigen Abschluss, der etwas Geröstetes, aber auch etwas Süßes an sich hatte, das einen ausgewogenen Abschluss kreierte.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (6045) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2015
Country 105 / 244 - thank you Culchiem for this bottle! The beer has got a deep black colour with a steady creamy head and medium body. Aroma of roasted malt and torf with some hints of coffee. Taste of grounded coffee, chocolate, torf, woods, malt and dark bread. Easy drinkable, solid beer.

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