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RATINGS: 2003   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Silver Medal Winner, Great American Beer Festival, Stout 1988, 1989. Sierra Nevada Stout is a creamy and full-bodied example of this traditional style ale. Very dark and very rich, the Stout displays a pronounced roasted flavor.

Finishing Hops:Cascade
Bittering Hops:Chinook
Beginning Gravity:16 Plato
Ending Gravity:4.5 Plato
Malts:Two-row Barley Malt, Caramel Malt, Black Malt, Dextrin Malt
Yeast:Top Fermenting Ale Yeast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2004
Very nice, unobtrusive stout. Pours very inky with a substantial head. Almost jet black. Flavors of caramel, roasted malt, and PNW hops. Fairly sweet and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldGrowth (3002) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2004
Bottle: Good nose, coffee with cream, little nutty earthy. Nice brownish black color. Ok head that faded quickly. Sweet and bitter. Roasty. Maybe a whole wheat thing in there. Grapefruit bitter. Creamy, but not thick. Very good overall. Canít believe Iím just getting to this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2004
Creamy off-white head that turns into a soapy layer above an almost dark brown body. Aroma has chocolate, and a dry, roasted fruitiness. Flavor is pretty good. A toasted fruit, with some bitter chocolate, and I can sense slightly woody and citrusy hops in it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Pours a dark chocolate-like brown color with a medium head that dissipates in to a small oily off-white head. Aroma is very roasted malt, citrus with some chocolate and coffee notes. Flavor is identical to the aroma with an excellent bitterness on the swallow. Silky body with a medium finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sloth (2688) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2004
Small light brown head, quickly dissipates leaving behind a small smathering of stringy lace. Opaque, black brew. Nose of black malt, roast with a hint of coffee, licorice and light vinous notes. Med/full body, creamy pallet. Good roast flavors, chocolate and coffee notes, cades coming through also in buried citrus notes. Finish is dry, roasty, fruity, oily, nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
savannah (37) - columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2004 Dark black with minimal light tan head. Light chocolate aroma. Low medium carbonation, very nice level for this beer. Flavor is well rounded and not overpowering. Medium mouth feel. Overall very good beer. Excelent value.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2004
Nice roasty flavor with some hoppy undertones. Dark body, small head. Tastes gritty and roasted but ends with a hop bitterness. Good Stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dropkickm79 (53) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 31, 2004
im a hardcore guinness drinker so nothing can compare but this one came close. this a good, smooth stout and will definitely buy again. plus its moderately priced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2345) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2004
Malty chocolate aroma. Bitter chocolate flavor with a very b itter finish. Really hoppy for the style. Beautyful creamy mouthfeel. Far better closer to room temperature

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DUbrew (49) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2004
This is a good stout. Too much carbonation at times, and the taste is kindof akin to the burnty flavor of guinness extra stout. But the rest is good, with a great finish and complex flavor not found in nitros.

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