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Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

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Dogfish Head Brewery World Wide Stout

IMPERIAL STOUT

Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

American brewers are known for pushing the envelope, and Dogfish Head is one of GAYOT's most creative craft breweries on the home front. At 18.5 per cent ABV, World Wide Stout is one of the planet's strongest beers — packing almost as much heat as a liqueur like Kahlua or a fortified wine like Port. The beer is an inky black color, and the mildly boozy nose projects aromas of freshly-brewed espresso and melted bittersweet chocolate. On the palate, malty sweetness is present but not cloying, balanced by the prickle of mild carbonation. Roasted barley flavor dominates, with a coffee-like twang, while hop bitterness sneaks in to clean up, giving the beer a surprisingly dry finish. Somehow, this "extreme" beer manages to stay true to stout sensibilities at a strength that would throw most beers for an alcoholic loop. Try some with dark chocolate for an amazing dessert experience.

Price: $10 (12 oz.)



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(Updated: 06/07/13 SG)

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