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RATINGS: 1878   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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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Derek881 (996) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Poured this beer into a trumpet glass from the bottle to drink. It had a rich black color with a dark brown hue, and a big dark tan foamy/creamy head with average retention, good lacing, and excellent cling. The beer had a sweet malty chocolate aroma with notes of coffee, caramel, and nut, and also a toasty earthy hops component, and a slight smokey effect. Its taste was a sweet chocolate/caramel malt flavor with some toasty hops giving a slight smokey bitterness. It had an average-density body with a slight syrup effect, and was slightly dry, though a touch creamy with average carbonation and life.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minihame2 (177) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 5, 2014
Black body, small tan head. Nice malty aroma with some sweet notes. Soft mouthfeel, nice amount of carbonation. Nice bitter finish. Very enjoyable stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (1958) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Dark and smoky, but not as thick and chewy as a Guinness. Small creamy head on an almost black body. Small bite at the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2014
Bona cervesa, es bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (2704) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle Pours almost black . Ok darker head Smell is roasted malts , oat . Taste is rather sweet , but also perfect amount of bitterness . Creamy texture and nice intense taste Perfect carbo . Very nice beer , but the fact this aint even 6 abv is just shocking !

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3578) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2014
355ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, beige to tan head. Roasty dark malty aroma, a touch of ashes, herbal hoppy overtones, a touch of dark berries. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, bitter hoppy, hints of bitter dark chocolate, cold ashes, cautious hints of coffee; smooth, soft, creamy, slightly sticky palate, lasting roasty malty finish with subtle sweetness. Not really (least of all "very") rich, not bearing fruit, not developing, no capaciousness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (3013) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
Embouteillée le 8 janvier 2014. Mon verre contient un liquide bien brun et retient une mousse beige foncée. La dentelle est sublime. Le nez n’est pas explosif mais il est bon. Ça sent les grains maltés rôtis, le pain grillé et la terre brûlée. Une belle simplicité volontaire. Au goût, le rôti est un peu métallique avec une torréfaction assez poignante. Des traces de chocolat pur peuvent être imaginées en fin de gorgée. En bouche, le liquide a un corps de moyenne densité avec des bulles assez actives et une texture huileuse. En arrière-goût, les grains, les houblons terreux et les feuilles fabriquent une amertume pleine de ténacité. Bon stout professionnellement exécuté qui ressemble beaucoup à un porter.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hub66 (95) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Belle couleur noire; arômes et goût torréfiés; finale moyennement amère; une très bonne stout

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleigator (172) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 11, 2014
Brown black, coffeish color with a decent beige head. Aromas contain bitter chocolate, burned, toasty malts and coffee beans - this defines more or less the archetype of a stout nose for me, nothing stands out to much, aromas are working well together. Taste begins with sweeter bready malts, along with a subtle coffee bitterness. Fantastic smooth, nearly creamy mouthfeel. The most interessting part is, that both taste directions, sweet malts and bitter coffee are in perfect balance from the beginning till the end, resulting in a creamy, slightly bitter finish. Gentle, fresh crushed coffee beans lead to pleasantly bitter, toasty aftertaste. This beer wins by its outstanding balance, on the other hand, its not too far away from their porter either.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bobberger40 (7) - largo, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
Poured very dark, lasting tan head. Aroma was hoppy. Flavor was chocolate, cocoa, slightly espresso, just the right carbonation. Great mouth feel and taste, very impressive.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (1975) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
Flaska från Bier-deluxe. Fina rostade aromer med kaffe, choklad, mörkt bröd och lite alkoholvärme. Lätt syrlig, lätt sötma, relativt kärv med lite kåda i smaken. Annars relativt stiltypisk utan några humleexcesser, fina rostade smaker, medelstor lite kärv beska. Trevlig.


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