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RATINGS: 1936   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


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2003
Smokey, roasty aroma. The flavor is woody and full. Semi-sweet finish. This beer would make a nice compliment to a toasty evening in front of a campfire.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
notalush (5070) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2003
Get this extreme hop character out of my stout, right now! If it weren't for that, this would be a mighty fine stout. There is a roasty flavor with a decent malty sweetness, but the hops wash them out so much that you can't enjoy them, and then the hops return again to ruin the finish, making it slighty metallic. I hate it when an otherwise good beer is ruined by one, fatal flaw.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2003
opaque dark brown to black body topped with a thick tan lasting head with good lace. malty aroma with a slightly smokey coffee undertone. Strong coffee, malt flavor with a good hop presence and a slightly hoppy coffeeish finish. Full bodied with a slight warmth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbumble (42) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 30, 2003
Very rich, creamy and smooth. Appearance was great, good amount or head and good color.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
raymow (857) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2003
I'm quickly becoming a Sierra Nevada fan. 1st the Porter and now the Stout! Very good (though the Porter is the better of the two). Great color and nice, thick head. I can't wait to try my next SN!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tom Servo (424) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2003
This is not a bad beer, just a bad stout. Has way too much hoppiness to it, and there really isn't much complexity to the flavor. Disappointing.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2003
The worst thing that SN has ever made, this is not right. All hop aroma, no malt and little roasted malt. Flavor tries to convey it roasted malt but the hops take over. Stouts are not supposed to be hop bombs.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2003
I should have known that SN would dry hop the hell out of this beer. Stouts are not about massive hops!! Drinkable, but really lacking in complexity of a real stout. Get the Celebration Ale or the Barleywine instead.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DallasBryan (111) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2003

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2003


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