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47
style
Brewed by Guinness Nigeria
Style: Foreign Stout
Lagos, Nigeria

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   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.

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1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, - SEP 13, 2012
Rough beer. As usual with guinness there is not enough malts or hops, but they have this time been able to come up with the strangest stinging aroma which has something to do with herbal aroma. I can not think not think jagermeister. I am not convinced. A good stout should not taste like this.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (1388) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Bottle. Opaque Black in colour. Large rocky beige head. Good lacing. Fairly high level of carbonation. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, coffee, liquorice, milk chocolate, caramel. Spicy. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Sweet-bitter roasty almost burnt coffee liquorice malty with some underlying sweetness. Bitter dry salty roasty finish. (2016-02-21)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gorkogrlo (345) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown, almost black color with small brown head. Aroma of alcohol, chocolate, coffee and dark rum. In flavor there are notes of chocolate, tobacco, maybe some orange also. Medium-full body. Sweet. Overall: nice one. Alcohol is well hidden. Maybe just a bit too sweet for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (1851) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - NOV 1, 2016
600 ml bottle from a supermarket in London, bb 21 06 17.
Almost black body, with a massive, dense, creamy, lacing, beige head.
Aroma of toast, caramel, vanilla, dark chocolate, coffee, some dark fruits, slight spices.
Tastes of toast, coffee, cocoa powder, some vanilla, some liquorice, slight dark fruits.

Finishes roasty-bitter, quite dry, a bit sweet, medium alcohol warming, toasty, with coffee and some liquorice.

Nice one. Shares similarities with the regular Foreign Extra Stout, but it isnt on par at all. Still enjoyable, fully aromatic and smooth to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (1773) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle from a convenience store in Ipswich. Pours almost black with a lasting tan colour head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and caramel. Heavy sweetness, mellow roasted bitterness. Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation. Finish is more bitter, with a slight roughness. But overall not bad and more enjoyable than other Guinness Ive tried.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
kraddel (6862) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2016
Pours black, small white head. Smell is sweet, dark, coffee. Taste is metallic, sweet, plastic. Rotting Wood. Over-aged hay, rotting Grass. Bit bitter. Waw, pretty damn bad.

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 (4068) - 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 (1063) - 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 (1227) - 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 (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. Black, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.


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