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RATINGS: 1900   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2003
Another fine product from sierra.Malt aroma with large head.Nice roasted hop flavor that finishes a bit dry. Good stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - MAY 15, 2003
Good, solid stout; mostly bitter components, very little in the way of sweetness or choc. malt that I can tell. Hops were surprisingly unapparent. Imbibed illegally in Tampa airport, waiting for a flight. Fun! A session stout; a bit thin and dryish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jstu9 (402) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2003
(bottle) A nicely solid, pretty flavorful stout. I was thinking this was more flavorful than a normal stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2003
Very good stout. Nice frothy head. Good hop presence, appropriate for style. Nice roasted flavor; not overpowering. Overall, a great stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 6, 2003
Rich dark brown color with a mildly hoppy roasted aroma. Smooth robust body with good malt and hop balance. A pretty good stout, but nothing very special.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cobra (1100) - Banned City, - MAY 4, 2003
Another great beer from SN. Highly roasted flavor, with plenty of hops backbone. Decent head, mostly black color to it. Makes a very good session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - APR 28, 2003
Very dark with a sweet, malty nose. Taste is bitter, deriving from both some dark/roasted malts and from hops.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElGaucho (2207) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 13, 2003
Rich, roasted malt aroma; alcohol comes through in the nose despite being only 5.8%. Opaque body with large, rocky, tan head, which is mostly lasting. Excellent lacing. Rich and dry with notes of oak and chalk. A little dry for an imperial stout. Unlike most other SN beers I've had, I couldn't identify the signature SN finish in this one. A little dry for my tastes and not as enjoyable as their porter. Nevertheless, tasty and solid.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vikingbeau (67) - Albertville, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2003
This dark bitch gives little head for a stout. Her smell is excellent..coffee hint. She is dirty in color..not the best offering at Sierra Nevada.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2003
Dark brown in color with a thick foamy tan head that stays thru the whole glass. Smells malth. Taste of full malt with coffee aftertaste.Pretty impressed.


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