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RATINGS: 2773   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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With a huge, Pacific Northwest hop aroma & character upfront, Storm King subsides into massive, roast malt complexity. More flavor than mere words can adequately describe. Rich and substantial, it will warm your heart.


hfmejias' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hfmejias (618) - Dover, Delaware, USA - FEB 7, 2013
12 Oz. Bottle. Poured black with a generous tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and malts. Taste is pretty much just as the aroma a very well balanced bittersweet mix of malts hops and coffee, very smooth, loved the bitter dry finish... Really Liked this one.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScipioA (213) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 21, 2014
Looks great in the purple, black with a huge cappuccino foam head that lasts almost as long as the drink. Delicious charred chocolate aromas waft up. Flavor adds sweet malt presence, but with some unpleasant alcohol aftertaste. Smooth and thick mouthfeel characteristic of the style with a dry and almost chalky finish. Approachable and easily found imperial stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salmoniform (269) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Dark hue with tan head. Aroma is charred malt, caramel, esters, figs, resin, chocolate, leather. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and good carbonation. Taste is dry initially with astringent bitterness in the following, overall this is a nice imperial.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westkyoto77 (443) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 19, 2014
Draught at The Craic. What a legendary beer. Black as pitch, deceptively thin tan head. Aromas of dark choc carried on hops hit you from a good distance. Rich mouthfeel. Hops don't get in the way of chocolate, espresso and malt. Fantastic flavours. A winner.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (453) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 11, 2014
Bue à la pression. Amertume présente dès l’attaque. Plutôt corpulente, on note des arômes de café, d’alcool.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (196) - Iowa, USA - APR 7, 2014
Bottle. Dark black with tan head. Nose is coffee and hops. Taste is fairly dry. I like Expedition better.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (465) - Collinsville, USA - APR 1, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours black with a tan head. Taste chocolate, roasted malt. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jflopsu (440) - New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2014
Pours a dark black with thick light brown head. Has a strong coffee, roasted malt and chocolate aroma. A very creamy beer with a bitter coffee, cocoa, dark fruit, and light malt taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1078) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2014
(bottle) very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of funk, stewed fruit, bread; balanced flavour with a long medium bitter finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kwik-lime (1177) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at The Antelope in Surbiton. Strong hop profile, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, quite a sweet finish with alcohol evident. Really full-bodied making it an incredibly satisfying mouthful. Might have been wise to take more time savouring this though rather than drinking it quickly and moving onto whiskies.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (194) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2014
malty hop aroma. black in color with a good head. heavy roasty front with a heavy hop finish


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