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World Wide Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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World Wide StoutWorld Wide Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,800 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,800
Reviews: 1,624
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 495
Gots: 1,272 | FT: 111
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with a ridiculous amount of barley, World Wide Stout is dark, rich, roasty and complex. This Ageable Ale clocks in at 15-20% ABV and has a depth more in line with a fine port than with a can of cheap, mass-marketed beer.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-02-2002)
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Brianmerrilyn

New York

3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had a bottle of this at George Keely's when I found out about the abv and being a stout lover.

A: Poured into a pint glass to show a viscous slick black with a creamy half quarter finger if that head but had more retention than I would expect for such a high abv.

S: Nose is a collection of dark fruits, chocolate and coffee. The abv shows up quickly and provides a warming effect. The aroma is clearly bold and dense.

T: Don't expect a boozy kick to reach your pallet initially from this bad boy. However, expect to get a malt bomb instead. Following the nose, the fruit suite of dates and prunes, grain train arrives as clearly labeled on the bottle. The brewer at Dogfish does not mess around just in case your not aware of his proclivities to boast and experiment. I enjoyed the chocolate and coffee section which provided a balance from the malt. Almost no hop presence and not needed either. This gets stronger with time and warming, increasingly spicy

M: Thick and creamy with a sharpness from the abv that is very difficult to enjoy. This is a a great beer for making a rue and need something to take your mind off the time necessary, it's that powerful.

D: One for books in the high abv category. Didn't think a stout could go this high but was more complex than just a booze blaster. I look forward to buying a few more, aging and taking out in colder times with a big meal.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2009 04:13:22 | More by Brianmerrilyn
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World Wide Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 3,800 ratings.