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World Wide Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,966 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,966
Reviews: 1,630
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 529
Gots: 1,357 | FT: 118
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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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

DaleB50, Dec 18, 2012
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4.48/5  rDev +6.9%

2010 bottle

Appearance: As one would expect, dark with a thin head that quickly disappears.

Smell: Booze, sweet caramel, roasted malts, figs and other dark fruit, brown sugar. Very aromatic.

Taste: Blast of sweet candied fruit up front transitions into some brown sugar in the middle. The end is a bit bitter, with some dark chocolate and malted barley to round things off. This definitely does not drink like an 18%er at this point, after 2+ years. There is some booze that is noticeable at the end, but it's nowhere near indicative of how strong this really is. It drinks more like 10% now.

Mouthfeel: Somewhat thin compared to the huge taste, and also much lighter bodied compared to many other stouts. There is a considerable amount of carbonation that compensates for the average/thin mouthfeel. Definitely nowhere near as full bodied as BCBS, KBS, etc. This does give it(dare I repeat this shit-beer slogan)drinkability, though, despite being high in abv.

Overall: Sweet and a pleasure to drink, despite being high in abv. Can't wait to see what a few more years will do to this beer.

PsilohsaiBiN, Dec 15, 2012
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World Wide Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 3,966 ratings.