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RATINGS: 779   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Sea Monster Imperial Stout is a new version of an old favorite. This hearty stout is black as the abyss and clocks in at a whopping 10% ABV, a real monster. The flavors of roasted coffee and bittersweet chocolate are complamented by a velvety smoothness from the addition of un-malted barley and oats. Colombus and Amarillo hops help to balance out the huge malt character of this flavor bomb. Be careful the alcohol is well hidden and will sneak up on you if you don’t watch out. Like most scary monsters, it can be a little intimidating, but have no fear.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2012 black with a garnet hue, aroma of roasted malt, pine, flavors of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, cream, oats, dark fruits, pine, dry chalky pine finish, med body

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BHeart (72) - - JUN 6, 2012
Overall a good oatmeal stout- gas the characteristic smoothness, with coffee and chocolate flavors, a sweet finish and nicely balanced hops. In my mind, pales in comparison with the victory at sea. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doubelknv3 (1081) - Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Black with creamy tan head. Lite lacing. Roast, coffee, chocolate, mild caramel, mild citrus aroma. Full bodied, slightly syrupy, roast, chocolate, and citrus hop flavors. Balanced, roast & hop bitter combo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1889) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Pouts black with a brown head and aroma of roasted malt. Taste is sweet, of dark chocolate, roasted malt, and liquorice with a smooth finish. Alcohol is well hiddwell hidden throughout, very drinkable, good imperial stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjgmd (1979) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Nice ! Elegant black opaque appearance, handsomely so. Nose chocolate and malt, maybe slight alcohol. Taste spells flavor, alcohol extremely well masked, with strong chocolate and malt. Finish does not disappointment, sweet and moderately lasting. Bravo BP..........a sheer winner. Quaff Score 9 / 10

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5266) - Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2012
22 ounce bottle pours black with aromas or chocolate, peat, and a touch of vanilla. Flavors are the same, very drinkable stout for 10% ABV, great beer overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (2020) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Bottle. Dark black pour, small ring of carbonation, lacing and an aroma of roasted malt, peat and chocolate. Flavor has a nice medium creamy mouth feel, vanilla, lactose and peat and finished a little oily with flavors of coffee and chocolate. Solid beer with nice complexity.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1962) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Black with good, creamy, brown head / Rich nose of roast barley, tobacco, chocolate, coffee, molasses, and licorice / Full body, winey and inky with moderate acidity, some chewiness and sweetness, with excellent balance and mostly dry finish / Flavors of licorice, grass, bittersweet chocolate, dark roast coffee,prune, and cream / Top notch.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DentonShanks (25) - California, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Ballast Point Brewing Company Imperial Stout Sea Monster. Good taste, a little syrupy/sweet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5742) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 27, 2012
22oz bomber graciously shared by Anndiesel. Opaque brown-black, big steady beige head. Thick black chocolate cocoa tones, oily and viscous. A little bit of a burnt coffee and alcohol burn in the finish. The hops are rather dry and strawy. Nails the style, hard to deny that, but could have used some more fruity, fuller hop tones...comes off a little one-d, whereas the malt profile is rich and luscious, the hops are a touch underwhelming. A great example of the style, delicious.


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