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World Wide Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,838 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,838
Reviews: 1,624
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 504
Gots: 1,289 | FT: 116
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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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours dark not opaque black in a white wine glass with basically no head. The aroma is firm and complex, extremely malty with plenty of molasses, toffee and prunes. We also notice the alcohol in there, but would of course never say 23%, making us believe this could be around 12% is an art by itself. The taste is also relatively complex, but way too sweet, almost harsh candy. The mouthfeel is full and a definition of syrupy: toffee, cinammon, vanilla, chocolate and coffee and an alcoholic malt finish. Definitely more on the barley wine side, but the sweetness is too overpowered for me to really appreciate this beer although I recognize it is a must-live beer experience that I won't forget so soon.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2003 15:57:47 | More by Rastacouere
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World Wide Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 3,838 ratings.