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RATINGS: 2055   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mustang3 (254) - Whitby, CANADA - SEP 10, 2004
Part of the haul my parents came back from premier gourmet with. This beer is opaque black with a foamy tan head. The aroma is mostly of roasted malt. The flavour is like roasted coffee beans with traces of coacoa as the beer warmed. Iím not a huge fan of roasted stouts, I like the bitter espresso chocolate better, but this was good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2004
Maybe Stouts arenít SNís strong suite. This guy doesnít live up to the potenial that their IPA does. Still it is a good solid stout, just not great. Nose is very pleasant, lots of roast and coffee elements. Attack is a bit weak and comes off a bit watery/thin to me. A mild stout by west coast standards IMO. Finish well as expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbjames (244) - Utah, USA - SEP 7, 2004
This is a pretty good stout but nothing too special in my mind. Lots of raostiness with good dark flavors. Overall a decent beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sethdude (706) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Pours a rich black color with a tan head resting on top. Aroma is very roasty with notes of coffee and chocolate, with mild hop spice. Flavor is very smooth, sweet, roasted, and grassy. Very nice stuff, for sure!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2004
When Morrison sang, " Well, I woke up this morning and I had myself a beer..." this is was the dead fuck was crooning about. Smooth, dark, and rich... this brew can replace any steak íní eggs breakfast and set you up for whatever you have to face that day. Good shit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2004
Jet black in color with minimal light tan/white head. Aroma smells a little hoppy and roasty but nothing overpowering. On first sip not what I had expected. Its good, but not as much of a full bodied flavor as I had hoped for. Rather, more a refreshing roasted chocolate flavor with some hop finish to it. Overall, a pretty good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcc83 (137) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 27, 2004
Poured a red-tinged black with a moderate tan head. Aroma was toasty and bready, with a noteable hoppyness. The flavor was full and strong, dominated by a strong roasted ness and a nice hop bitterness in the finish. Very smoky and roasty. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ungstrup (34215) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2004
A pitch black beer with a chocolate brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of roasted bread and chocolate. The flavor is lovely: sweet malty with loads of roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2004
Poured rich black with tan head...smelled coffee and hoppy...tasted quite dry and hoppy...not impressed...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2004
A good strong stout with heavy dark roasted grain flavor. Has most of the characteristics of an Imperial. Nicely balanced with hops. Iíll return to this one!

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