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Brewed by Durham
Style: English Strong Ale
Durham, England

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
White Stout is the ultimate beer in our "White Range". While the word "stout" has come to mean a dark beer, the original meaning was strong and true. Before the porter brewers commandeered the word to mean a stout, or strong, porter it referred to any strong beer. We have rehabilitated and improved the genre. White Stout is a very pale, full bodied, strong beer. American columbus hops are used throughout to give massive floral and resinous character. At a strength of 7.2% this is a true stout. Indeed, few modern stouts of any colour are true to the word for strong.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3163) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some floral fruitiness and light grassy hoppyness, faint alcohol. Body is moderate to full and malty and dryish, light floral fruitiness and light bread, light grassy hoppyness and light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and dryish, light bread, some sharp piney - grassy hoppyness, some alcohol. OK well hopped strong ale - too much alcohol in the finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derbeth (383) - Kraków, POLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Aroma: intensive, very fruity (mango), resin, some alcohol. Light amber colour, thick white head. Very bitter. Medium body, lively carbonation. Interesting, but I don’t like the harsh bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9100) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle: Deep golden, hazy, visible carbonation causing a big and stable rocky white head, sweetish and tart aromas of dried fruits, some grains underneath, citric hoppy traces plus alcohol underneath; robust bitter-sweet flavour, full bodied, pretty tart; lingering, but harsh and alcoholic grainy-bitter finish. Still good, but all in all disappointing…

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle from bierzwerg.de. Hazy golden color with medium white head. aroma of grapefruit, grapefruit zest, floral hops, honey. Taste, short malty start, followed by grapefruit, grapefruit zest, hint of honey. Long bitter finish. Good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dohny (282) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 4, 2013
Yellow color with white frothy head. Citrusy aroma. Bitterness is harsh. Light bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (1900) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of Cuso, many thanks. Pours hazy golden color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, floral hops, fruity, grapefruit, hints of honey. Taste is bitter, grapefruit, orange peel. Long bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8589) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2013
(bottle) Hazy, golden colour with a big and blond foamy head. Yeast-spicy and herbal, slightly grassy hoppy aroma with delicately fruity spots, hints of iodine and a strawy malty touch. Bitter flavour, medium to full bodied with a modest carbonation. Delicately bready malty base with drying herbal hops from the beginning, lingering into the bitter and discreetly sweet malty finish with a dangerously muted alcoholic strength. Nice try as a hoppy & pale strong Ale, but the term “Stout” is a bit irritating. 26.IX.13

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (2866) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2013
Fra flaske på Cardnaltreff sep-13: mye såpeskum her! Gylden strågul. Lite humlearoma, men snev av alkohol. Bitterheten balanserer alkoholsødmen og -styrken, men denne ølen mangler egensmak. Nondescript ville kanskje en engelskmann sagt. "Massive floral and resinous caracter" iflg bryggeriets egenmelding. Tørr ettersmak. Kanskje verdt et nytt forsøk.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5761) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2013
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear light golden with a huge foamy white head. Sweet malty aroma. Taste of dried fruits, lots of spicy alcohols, rather unpleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andriesradu (519) - ROMANIA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours golden with a moderate white head. Kind of strange beer, a combination between ipa-ale-lager. Nice fruity aroma, light to moderate. Acidic mouthfeel as from lager. Interesting beer.


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