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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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2007
pitch black with tan head. flavor is of roasted and caramal malts with a slight hop character at the end. not much alcohol character. a very flavorful stout very nice


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2048) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 15, 2014
On tap at CBB a big dark cocoa & clay aroma. It has solid citrus hops and roasty black malt goodness. Honestly when I tasted it I thought it was a Black IPA so for me it was good but a bit of a disappointment after all the hype Iíd hear about this beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CacheManyHose (179) - HONG KONG - SEP 14, 2014
From Ales & Lagers in KL. Pitch black with fine tan head and huge sticky legs. Smells deeply richly bitter, leathery tobacco, roasted malt, slight spice, dark fruit. Taste is bitter, coffee, bit of umami. Thin-medium body with some slickness but a little too frothy. Big beer. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HKdIPA (236) - HONG KONG - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle from Ales & Lagers in KL at home. Rich black pour with creamy head. Mixture of aromas - bit of fruity piney hops with coffee and roasted malt. Really good. Taste is very bitter to start - floral hoppy coffee bitterness. Not as thick as I thought - but that's good. Very bitter finish - espresso comes through - with lasting booziness. The bitter and slightly fruity hoppiness adds a lot - great Imperial Stout, would definitely get again.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer0clock (138) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Dark, white head, lacing, slight carbonation, coats your tongue like dark chocolate, bitter, long finish, slight marmite, bottle at bottle shop.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sevenlee (1320) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours totally black with a brown head. Aroma is malt, roasty, chocolate, coffee and some smokiness. Taste is medium sweet leading to a roasty finish. Damn good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rolimcarmo (11) - - SEP 7, 2014
Black opaque, thick and beige head. Coffee, chocolate, molasses aroma. Licorice, coffee, smooth malt taste. Medium full body, warm, astringent finish. Very good imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (244) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Way solid beer...very easy drinking....almost scary how fast it went down....wow awesome display!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
majorbase2 (13) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours a deep, dark brown with a huge chocolatey brown foam head. Good lacing. Aroma is immediately noticeable -- huge roasted chocolate and coffee malts with licorice. Taste leads with dark fruits, and a bit of booze. One of the hoppier Stouts Iíve had. Chocolate and coffee malts arenít quite as strong as in the aroma. Not the strongest Stout youíll find, but a pleasant taste and easy to drink. This is an easy drinking Stout. Strongly recommended.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jamesthebrit (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2014 Grassy. Hoppy.. Like ipa hoppy... Nose has tobacco. Tobacco on the finish. But hops overpower. Not a good stout. Different... And I donít like it. This beer is like drinking fresh grass clippings, which is definitely not good for a stout. I actually thought I had been served the wrong beer because I took a sip and said: this is a black IPA. But nope... itís a stout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (959) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. "Enjoy by April 10, 2007". Pours an extremely dark brown with a big, frothy, tan cap. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, citrus, tropical fruit, caramelized apple. Taste is an extremely balanced bitter sweetness. Very creamy mouthfeel. Chewy.


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