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World Wide Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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4,203 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,203
Reviews: 1,648
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 567
Gots: 1,459 | FT: 131
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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What a treat to find this on draft $6.25 8 oz pour Grey Lodge Pub lower NE Philly so let's have two. Highest compliment this can be mentioned in the same sentence as my beloved Bourbon County. Beautiful, looks, smells and tastes like the world class beer it is. Thick, rich chocolate fudge cake, very sweet molasses and dark fruits even a nice hop presence for balance. Alcohol is well hidden but you know this is an alcoholic beast. So smooth and very complex; so strongly flavored you would think this was barrel aged. Outstanding, this could easily score all 5's.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a snifter
Vintage 2012

A: Pours black with some browning on the edges when held to light. 1/2 a fingers width of light mocha head builds then recedes fairly quickly. Leaves only faint patches of lacing.

S: Dark fruits, boozey, vinous. Lots of prune, cheap red wine. Subtle hints of bakers chocolate and roasted malt. There is an almost sour dark fruit characteristic, which gives it a somewhat off aroma. The aroma as a whole is very strong though.

T: Dark fruits, roasted malt, booze, bourbon, oak. Really much better than the nose. I also get dark chocolate, and an herbaceous characters. Very well done.

M/D: Definitely full bodied, but not as thick as I anticipated. Booze characters are present, but its not hot going down. Actually, for an 18% ABV beer the drinkability is pretty damn good.

O: Overall, this one is not for the faint of heart. Big and boozey, a slow sipper for sure. Definitely something I will have again. Not as good as the other 18% or > ABV stouts Ive had, but then again those are BT and Chocolate Rain so thats a lot to live up to! In its own right, definitely a worthy drink.

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World Wide Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 4,203 ratings.