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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout (Nigeria)

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Brewed by Guinness Nigeria
Style: Foreign Stout
Lagos, Nigeria

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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: unpasteurised.
Ingredients: Malt (containing barley); Sorghum; Maize; Hops.
The basis is an unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract shipped from Dublin, which is added to local ingredients and brewed locally.


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Leshlush99 (2) - - JUL 27, 2016 does not count
Sickly sweet beer and I believe an acquired taste. Had in a hotel in Abuja and it fit the ambiance but when in Nigeria I prefer star beer. Though if you must get serenaded by a lounge singer, this beer will do the trick ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3756) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2016
Thanks Maarten for bringing me. Black with light brown thick, lacing lasting foam head. Nice coffee aroma and taste, decent bitterness. Great beer. (Velp 201607)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YantarCoast (915) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUL 3, 2016
325ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours black with a large and creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, liquorice, coffee. Taste is sorghum, malt, cold coffee, moderate bitterness. Interesting-tasting foreign stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (875) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, dried fruit, liquorice, chocolate and cardboard.

Appearance:
Opaque dark brown/black beer with a slight/medium beige/brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts slightly/medium sweet with malts, caramel, dried fruit, liquorice and chocolate; ends slightly dry with cardboard.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense and balanced, but lacks depth and complexity. The sorghum make it really weird, but unique.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (890) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. Black, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13077) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2016
Bottled, 325ml from Grimsbury Londis, Banbury, Oxon. Black with cream head. There is a malty, fruity sweetness to this, quite plummy, some fructose notes. There is an alcohol note to it along with a slight boiled vegetable hint. It’s fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (2186) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 9, 2016
One man down tasting. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of roast, plums, light grain, light choko, sweet, wooden like notes, raisins, dark fruits. Taste is rather sweet, fruity and generic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2814) - Odense SV, DENMARK - APR 9, 2016
Bottle at one man down tasting. Black body with a small head. Plums, roasted malt, sweetness from ripe plums, raisins. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1857) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2016
660ml fles van lokale toko. Volle vrij zoete stout. Beetje weeïg. En negeer dat stomme referendum lekker!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1934) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2016
Svar öl med ett bestående brunt skum. Lättare toner av rostad malt med inslag av mörk choklad. Även inslag av mörka frukter.


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