Brewed by Guinness Nigeria
Style: Foreign Stout
Lagos, Nigeria


on tap

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9803) - Ottobrunn, - OCT 15, 2012
(bottle, 32.5cl, 7.5% abv) Black colour with a beige medium-sized foamy head. Roasty, almost burned malty, leathery and leafy aroma with hints of alcohol, dark chocolate and subtle berry-fruity notes. Roasty bitter and delicately sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a discreet carbonation. Roasty malt-character with dark chocolate, leather and burnt rubber; roasty bitter finish with rough burnt flavours. Not perfectly harmonic but likeable Stout. 15.X.12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (787) - - APR 9, 2017
Bottle. Pours black and headless. Scent is ethanol on dense old ale, almost Belgian in style. Taste is consistent and quite on the plain side, with notes of cherry wood and sour berries. Slightly slimy. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1964) - DENMARK - APR 8, 2017
Aroma: Roasted malt and fruity sweetness with smokey notes. Flavour: Roasted malt with sugary and fruity sweetness. Aftertaste is smokey and malty. Colour: black with a light tan head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piw (1075) - Rsselsheim, GERMANY - FEB 10, 2017
330ml Flasche. Klar und schwarz mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Feine Kaffee- Schokoaromen. Intensiver Geschmack. Spritzig. Lecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karstenborg (1029) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2017
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is malt, hops and coffee. Taste is licorice, citrus and toasted bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (3034) - 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)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gorkogrlo (351) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (2106) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (2541) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
kraddel (7704) - Antwerp, 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.

   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

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