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Brewed by Durham
Style: English Strong Ale
Durham, England

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Clear light to medium yellow colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, floral, dry grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, malty, hoppy, roasted - chocolate malt (the beer is pale) !! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21935) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, vanillaish with some mild toasted notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, mild vanillaish notes as well as some toffee and mild toasted notes.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (17158) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2012
23rd January 2012
On tap at Craft. Slightly hazy gold beer, little white head. Smooth semi dry palate with very mild carbonation. A little pale malt and a trace of citrus. Alcohol dryness is the dominant characteristic. Tasted more alcohol in this than the 15.0% BrewDog Jura earlier in the evening! Didnít want to finish it and I left more than half of it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 cask at cloisters ... amber ... soft fruit ... soft malts ... juicy malts nose ... bitter fruits ... little hint ofchocolate in the back bone ... oily orange peel ... nice but not really a stout ... and a little too bitter cask at cloisters ... amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet fruit little honey ... thick ... barest hint of chocolate ... lots of orange peel ... little oily 3.7

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
Bottle at Pibar, Lausanne
Hazy blond color with generous head. Mild aroma of malt and English yeast. Blond ale, smooth, with a strange ashy feeling; strong yeasty presence and strong hard bitterness.
Not a good idea.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14775) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle, at Cardinal. A lightly unclear, golden colored beer with a finger-thick white head. Pale malts, some fruityness and a touch of yeast in the aroma. Some herbs and grass too. Pale malts and fruityness in the flavor, itís not too sweet, the bitterness is suitable, and thereís also a grassy touch in the flavor. Full body and a nice carbonation level. Lasting finish, a tad much on the malty side perhaps. Anyway, itís a pretty decent one, but not the kind of beer I feel an urge to repeat. 140726

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14701) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Bottle from Bottle Shop at Canterbury. Hazy pale gold thick white head. Light hoppy aroma. I mean its clearly not a stout. Itís quite heavy on the alcohol. Hoppy finish. More like an IPA to be honest. As an IPA itís fine. REasonobly hoppy. A bit like Phoenix White Monk but with more alcohol. Yes itís a bit hot. Durham normally cover up the alcohol a bit more. But this is a good and different beer. Decent

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13636) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Bottled 500ml @Beer Hunters
Slightly hazy golden color, small white head, some lace. Flowery, fruity-yeasty aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Fruity, "flowery" hoppyness, long lingering bitterness. Nice. Ok malt profile. I am pretty sure that beer 200 years ago didnít taste anything like this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (13403) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle at Chrisoís Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours clear gold with a big, virginal white foam head. Doughy malt nose. Boozy flavor, some toasted white bread, bitter leaves, grass. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Light warmth at the end with some grass, alcohol sugars, white bread. Doesnít really come together.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11960) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, coffee, yeast. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, coffee, grass, herbs, yeast. Medium body. OK beer.


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