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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: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (508) - - AUG 27, 2015
Pours black opaque colour, with creamy, stable brown head. Aroma with mild alcoholic note, with hints of roasted, coffee, sorgho (wheat) and cherry wine. Flavor: similar like aroma; alcohol is mild medium noticable, like cherry wine or cherry liqouer, with hints of roasted, coffee and sorgho. Malt sweetness is medium, hop bitterness is medium high, body is smooth soft, finish is sticky, long lasting bitter dry. Carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niller (970) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle from Voldby. Pours pitch black with a light brown head. Aroma and taste is dark malts, coffee, licorice notes, chocolate, but also a strange flavor. Exciting. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Slightly bitter finish. Excellent

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaVillum (677) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
325 ml, flaske, 7,5 % ABV, BB: 29/09/15, købt i en afrikansk kælderbutik ved Viktoriagade på Vesterbro, 12. august 2015. Sort halvtyk "olie" eller Foreign Stout, som den står listet som. Større moccafarvet skumkrone på 3-4 cm tykkelse, svinder til gardiner, landskaber samt kan og overflade efter en halv snes minutter. Aroma af solidt ristet malt og sojasauce. Skunky. Senere fremkommer noter af røde bær. Let syrlig smag i indledningen, hvorefter en solid "mørk" ristet bitterhed overtager. Det syrlige er nærmest lidt citrus-agtigt i begyndelsen, men bliver dernæst til mere frugtagtige noter. Overordnet: let syrlig, let sød og middel bitter. Intet salt. Kroppen er middel til rund, og karboneringen på et middel niveau. Cremet konsistens. Eftersmagen er kort og middel bitter. Dette bryg åbner sig langsomt og smager derfor bedre efter at have stået og sat sig. OK stout, som er mere frugtagtig og frisk end forventet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1739) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 25, 2015
Pours a dark brown color, almost black, topped with a decent tan colored head. Aroma of roasted malt asome notes of coffee. Taste starts sweet and malty, roasty presence and some coffee as well. A little soy sauce in there. Not bad, but I prefer the original one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle at Guinn’s house thanks to Casey - a bottle he had saved since 2005, I believe. Pours dark black with a thin mocha head. Aroma is iron, malty, chocolate, burnt malts. Very interesting. Very different from other versions I’ve had. Really interesting. Thankful to have tried this. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2116) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle after bottle at Kenny’s Island. Pours Black with a tan head. Aroma of burnt sugar, roasted malt and cake dough. It’s full flavoured perhaps a little on the sweet side but bursting with character. Chocolate, raisins, stewed prunes and boooze. Nice powdery bitterness on the end. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leebotton (321) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Big and Black with a beautiful, thick, strong choccoccino head. Big molassesy aroma with some liquorice and a subtle sort of ice-creaminess (probably marmite flavoured ice cream!). The flavour is heavily malty, of course as the Nigerians love their non-alcoholic malt drinks which are ’strong’ in a sense anyway, this Guinness is for the bad men, strong in so many ways! The malt is overpowering with liqorice and creamy tobacco flavours but there’s a noticeable hop backbone too but which has been completely overpowered by the malt, which is cool, because this is more of a tasty alcoholic malt drink than it is just a beer and it really does encapsulate (but also corrupts) something very prominent about Nigerian culture.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Stout4stout (29) - neath, WALES - APR 29, 2015
Very interesting stout! I got talking to a Nigerian chap in the Tesco beer isle & he pointed me towards this style of Guinness which I’d never encountered before. Extra Stout has a very big Flavour - it’s definitely not a subtle beer. It’s slightly more viscous than bottled Guinness Original. 7.5% alcohol volume compared to 4.2% volume of Guinness Original. Appearance - think liquid Marmite. The very bitter maltiness dominates with a tantalising hint of licorice, burnt coffee, dark bitter chocolate & molasses. There is also a fruity hint a little like prune juice, (the Sorghum perhaps?) I really didn’t know what to make of it on the first bottle, or the second, I really started warming to it by the 3rd and appreciating all the complex subtastes. By the 4th bottle I was hooked. I would love to try this as a draught! Excellent job Guinness / Nigeria - this will take some beating.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Manslow (384) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Butelka w sąsiednim Kamerunie 2005r. z przemytu.Czarny głęboki kolor, piana gęsta, kremowa.Aromat karmelowo czekoladowy. Smak czekolady i nuty wanilii. Bardzo dobre piwo. głęboki ciemny kolor, gęsta, kremowa szarawy beż głowy, który trwa na wieki; nieco słaby aromat kawy i śliwki, być może niektóre czekolady, a także; Smak czekolady, kawy, śliwki, niektóre nutą imbiru, tytoniu i być może niektóre wanilii; doskonały smak, mniej intensywny i złożony aromat - tak, nadal bardzo dobre

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (2039) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
Malt, corn and alcohol in fragrance. The taste is of dark malt, caramel, citrus and coal. Truly a blend of flavor. Something I think I never bin part of. Maybe even a slight fruitiness and coffee towards the end of the taste. Wonderful bitterness in the aftertaste that fills the mouth forever. A very mixed flavor of this beer makes me hesitant but still curious. A special Guinness I liked the strong. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.


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