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RATINGS: 2770   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.


Bricks' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (556) - Delaware, USA - JUL 3, 2010
Aroma was pretty neutral. Overall, was typical of an above average stout. Was not impressed.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (452) - 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 (180) - 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 (460) - 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 (437) - 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 (1159) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrunkSanta410 (176) - Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours black, little head. Aroma is bittersweet chocolate, coffee malts. Taste is bitter dark chocolate, hints of black coffee, some spices. Palate is medium thick, flavor lingers for a long time on palate. Overall a bold, but good imperial stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hohops (126) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours black, with a cream head which quickly dissipates, leaving foamy bubbles around the rim. Aroma- liquorice, dark fruit, cherry, quite a lot of hops, smells a lot like a foreign stout. Taste- full and creamy mouthfeel, very thick, a big, big roasty flavour, bitter coffee, cocoa powder, dark fruit hints, long, espresso finish. Quite intense. Gets more roasty and creamy, with some dark chocolate, as it warms. Impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ColovianTrader (190) - - MAR 14, 2014
Interesting and unique for the style. Not as roasted as typical. Flavors of dark berries, bitter dark chocolate, coffee and licorice. As it warms, licorice becomes more pronounced. Hints of molasses and caramelized sugar.


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