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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klajmajk (95) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2014
Pours dark black with brown amber head. In aroma roasted malts and chocolate with some pleasant fruity tones. Medium bodied very drinkable. Great stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (380) - CROATIA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle 330 ml in Beertija, Zagreb. Pours black with beige head. Roasted malts aroma with some hops. Roasted malty coffee flavor with pleasant hoppy bitter finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (133) - ITALY - MAR 22, 2014
Black, thick beige head. Smells of dark toasted malt and a bit of dough. Very rich taste, with toasted malt again some nuttiness and just a bit of dark, sweet fruits. Very good finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (718) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle, aroma is roast and chocolate, taste is rich roast chocolate with a dry bitter finish, real nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (230) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Not my favorite stout but still really smooth to drink. Tasting better as i am going to see Ratdog!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (881) - Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours black with deep ruby mahogany edges and a large tan head. Smells roasty with hints of chocolate and coffee. Taste is bitter from both roasted malt and hops, subtle hints of coffee and a pinch of bittersweet cocoa. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Sierra Nevada Stout finishes with a lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoshAWaddell (33) - Allen Park, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Unique. Dark brown pour with very thick cream color head. A dark fruit taste hits you first, then a toasty caramel taste to finish. Very cool. One thing I would change is the thickness. Its a little thin for a stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (88) - Georgia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Almost black body w/ khaki head. Deep roasted malt & coffee aromas. Coffee, bittersweet chocolate & huge malt flavors. Smooth & balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, angenehm cremig, schokoladig, erdig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (126) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Appearance is jet black, not much head at all produced, just a few off-white bubbles around the side. Aroma- chocolatey, milky, creamy, roasty hints, dark malts. Taste- roasty, toasty malts, hints of burnt toast, some coffee, milky chocolate, smooth, fairly full mouthfeel, lingering bitterness. Hint of liquorice in the finish, and a bit more chocolate comes through as it warms. Very nice.

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