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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

3,804 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,804
Reviews: 1,624
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 497
Gots: 1,273 | 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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Buildscharacter

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4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Okay, I have to start by saying that this is the second time that I've had this beer. The first was about a year ago when I wasn't nearly the beer drinker than I am now. I feel that I wasted that bottle... my pallet wasn't refined enough to really know what the hell I was drinking. I appologize to all...
Anyway...now to the beer...

Pours out like hot tar, except it's cold. Very very very black and beautiful. Tan head...a little lighter than I would have thought. There is that roasted barley scent that's just amazing. It really smells like you are sticking your head in a bag of roasted malt.

The first thing that you notice when you sip this beer is the amazingly thickness of it. It's crazy. It's amazing. It's great. There's a little sweetness, but a strong alcohol flavor in the middle of the swig. It reminds me of wiskey in the way it floods your nose. It's not a bad thing. Reminds me of a red wine.

I scored this beer low in drinkability because of the absurd ammount of alcohol in it. You just can't drink many of them. I got this bottle for a steal . $8 at Whole foods in NYC. Excellent. Anyway.. this is an amazing beer that I love and I love drinking it at home. It's not something that you should be downing at a bar.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2005 01:42:25 | More by Buildscharacter
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World Wide Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 3,804 ratings.