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RATINGS: 1354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Narwhal Imperial Stout is the latest beer in Sierra Nevada’s High Altitude Series. This malt-forward monster is bold – with notes of baker’s cocoa, molasses, and dark roasted coffee. This massive imperial stout is incredibly complex, rich, and intense and will develop in the bottle for years to come.

Style: Imperial Stout
Hops: Magnum, Challenger
Malts: Two Row Pale, Chocolate, Honey, Carafa, Roasted Barley

Availability: 12 oz bottles, Draft
Arrival: October, 2012

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (1261) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Black as pitch; medium-sized , brown head. Aroma of chocolate, smoke, roasted malt . Same notes in taste with roasted bitterness at the end . Delicious, evening sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (296) - - DEC 26, 2015
On tap, have enjoyed many times but have never rated. Pours a pitch black with a milk chocolate head. Aromas of coffee, bitter chocolate, almost a scent of coal. Flavors similar to the aromas with the addition of a pitted fruit similar to plum. This is a very bitter stout and nicely hopped.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
konungen (310) - - DEC 23, 2015
Black color with a brown head. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, coffe, vanilla, roasted malts. Taste offers the same and the ABV is totally hidden. Well balanced and very enjoyable. Great beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Furseth (2045) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle: Black colour, big Brown head. Aroma is dominated of caramelly. chocolate, coffee, vanilla, some alcy is there to. Flavor : big smoth creamy mouthfeeling of cofee, caramelly. dark chocolate, spicy, Big body, long chcoate, dry bitter fruity,coffee, finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (705) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Drank from a pint glass, poured from a twelve ounce bottle. Pours black, with nice brown head that dissapates quickly. Has some roasted/hoppy aromas. Has a bit of a dry taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hallstein (393) - Skogn, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2015
From untappd backlog: Incredibly nice imperial stout, right off the bat. Tons of dusty oak, chocolate, caramel and dark fruits. Flavor is delicious, vanilla, dark roasty malt, coffee and chocolate. Decadent and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Powderfin (5) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2015 does not count
A very solid Imperial with heavy chocolate, caramel and coffee roast. Does not taste at all boozey at 10.2. It’s a top 10 Imperial for me. A great beer with all the complexity you can go after and the right amount of kick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erikh04 (148) - - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle with Brian. Great beer for a cold winter evening. Dark with a opaque head. Coffee undertones. Not overly boozy. Will get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JimmyBoy74 (493) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2015 355 cl systembolaget. En mycket god dryck som antagligen kommer att drickas igen och igen!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smaynard6000 (878) - Apopka, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2015
bottle. Pours a black color with small beige head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, and roasted chocolate malt. Roasty chocolate malt flavor, somewhat sweet. Lingering coffee on the palate. Full bodied and tasty.

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