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RATINGS: 1969   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


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, - SEP 20, 2012
355ml bottle. Jet black in the glass with a large, creamy, lasting tan head. Great looking beer. Light malt, roastiness, chocolate, coffee are all here, nothing too strong in any though. Likewise a light hoppy backbone. Taste is a light sweetness with a light bitterness to go with it. Mouthfeel is medium, a little oily and quite flat. The finish is nice, long, moderately bitter slightly astringent and roasty. Prefer them heavier and dryer.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tampierre (982) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 1, 2015
Bottled, Cesky Brod, CZ, Malt,roasted,caramel, some coffee and hoppy aroma, Very dark brown color, bigger lacing head, Sweeter taste, light bitter and dry finish, Medium body, Soft carbon, Great stout.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (657) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Appearance: pours with a very large dark tan head, the beer is a clear dark brown color that looks black unless it’s held up to the light, some really nice ruby tones in there as well, good head retention Aroma: coffee, Taste: coffee, medium sweetness from the malt comes thru as chocolate and coffee, not especially bitter on the finish but the hops are definitely there Palate: heavy mouthfeel, frothy, fluffy, soft carbonation, coffee sweet and bitter aftertaste Overall: a good stout that leans more towards the coffee flavor, not very sweet or bitter, well balanced, could use more aroma, alcohol hidden very well, not a big beer as far as above goes, stands out with it’s mouthfeel which is very fluffy

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle: Deep, dark brown edges with a black center. Light-tan head on top that leaves surprisingly good lacing all the way down. Nose is sweet, creamy, milky chocolate with undertones of roasted malt, burnt grains, & licorice. Roasted flavor leaves a mild bitterness up front with a counterpoint from the sweet chocolate malt sugars. Cocoa, mild ash, licorice, a small touch of earthy hops in the finish. Maybe even a touch of coffee. Creamy body, but slightly thin. Overall, a nice stout.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lobs_ols (349) - LATVIA - MAY 20, 2015
Black, strong beige head. Roasty dark toffee with chocolate on the nose. Full-bodied, bitter yet overall sweet with roasty coffee, caramel and cocoa. Finishes a bit dry and bitter. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (1132) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Brown with orange hilites little beige rimming head; aroma is lightish with notes of leather and toffee; Flava is mild tangy mild roastiness; feels thick to medium; finishes mildly dry sweet tangy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1221) - SPAIN - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle 35,5cl / Botella 35,5cl. @ Slainte. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiedrzensky (229) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours is dark with medium tan head. Aroma of malts, hazelnut, chocolate, pine. Taste is medium sweet, chocolate, hazelnut like. Dry, medium body, great one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (389) - - MAY 8, 2015
Dark brown almost black colour with light brown tiny head. Aroma of roasted barley malts, little carames. Taste is firstly sweet with caramel notes, finish is sligtly dry and bitter. Very drinkable stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
16erBlech (210) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 25, 2015
0,33l bottle at Cafe Aumann/Wien18. Its cool to see that more and more pubs and restaurants in Vienna offer craft beer. This stout is a fine example of its style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (5082) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 5, 2015
*Old rating. Best before 29/07/10. Tolles schokoladiges, leicht röstigmalziges Bier. Weich, röstig, fein herb, toll!


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