Tasting Notes

Fruit and caramel flavors begin, smoky notes and a lively bitterness follow. Where additional hops and a more grounded alcohol percentage were once used to safeguard the beer, permitting it to endure and thrive during long ocean voyages, presently they yield its striking taste and extraordinary flavor profile.

"Guinness® Foreign Extra Stout is a beer conceived of a thirst for experience"

Guinness® Foreign Extra Stout is a beer conceived of a thirst for experience, following its inceptions back to a recipe for our West India Porter, first set out by Arthur Guinness II in 1801. In the mid 1800s, while other bottling works were substance to remain nearby to home, we struck out into unchartered regions, conquering the risks of ocean travel to send out our celebrated black beer over the globe. Prepared with more hops to safeguard the beer in the boats' holds during voyages of four-to-five weeks in tropical climes, the recipe yielded an incredible beverage with a mind boggling, fruity bittersweet flavor.

While our proudest innovation to date showed up to be grasped by rest of the world, back in the brewery the group stayed zeroed in on the excursion ahead. What was then known as West India Porter turned into the Foreign Extra Stout appreciated today. In any case, as the body developed, its spirit continued as before. It's the place custom meets development. What's more, we're glad to ship that across mainlands.

  • Alcohol By Volume (ABV)
  • SRM Color Scale
    40 - 40
  • International Bitterness Units (IBUs)
    30 - 60
Food Pairings
  • Cheese
    Blue Cheese, Dubliner Cheddar
  • Entrée
    Pork Tenderloin, Lobster, Oysters
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