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Sierra Nevada Mersey Cream Stout

Sierra Nevada Mersey Cream Stout
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
This cream stout is the definition of a "session" beer - low in alcohol, light in body and big in flavor. This ebony colored ale has a heady mix of sweet malt and roasted coffee flavors. The addition of lactose sugar gives this beer a hint of cream flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10127) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"this turned out to be just what they’re calling it. a nice, dark, flavorful, mellow session ale. roasted grain and coffee with a hint of cocoa in the aroma. smooth body. light for a dark beer. flavor much the same as the aroma, which was easily drinkable and fairly flavorful. fairly clean stout with little lingering aftertaste. 2012-liked it even more this time around - stood out even amongst great beers three times it’s strength."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Tap at North Bar Leeds. Black pour, with a frothy head, well carbonated, Aroma of chocolate malts & some fruity hops. Fully flavoured. Thin mouthfeel and pleasant to drink,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17 (3629) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 4, 2012
4 ounce sample on tap at Rubicon. Light chocolate and roasted nose with some light sweetness present, too. Pretty aromatic. Modestly transparent mahogany body with a medium off-white head. A little light and transparent for my liking. Starts with some light burnt and astringent malt character. More roast and chocolate follow later. Somewhat ashy and metallic. Flavorful, but a touch astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9138) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 29, 2012
On tap at Rubicon, Sacramento. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head and a coffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied treacle flavor with a coffee finish. Pretty tasty for a low ABV beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14091) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Tap at the Rubicon. Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of smooth burnt malt. Medium body. Flavor is "creamy", smooth, bitter burnt malt with chocolate notes. Very tasty and easy to quaff.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deerhound (10) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2012 Had 2 pints today Rigbys bar Liverpool England.Very nice chocolate flavour.Very expensive approx 6 dollers a pint, prefer Guiness foreign extra would be better value if was more alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2012
Tap @ the brewery. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, nuts, caramel and hops. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dodgrblu (731) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
On tap @ Sierra as part of sampler. rather smokey for a cream stout; hints of porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
J_man (924) - Tustin, California, USA - MAR 18, 2010
On tap at the Sierra Nevada taproom. This beer reminded me very much of a schwarzbier style lager. Black as night, but light as a feather. The description on the beer menu is very accurate. Good roasty flavor with hints of chocolate. A nice, light, easy drinking stout that would be refreshing on a hot day (or any day). Definitely not what you want if you’re looking for a traditional, heavy, thick stout.

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