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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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2146) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 2, 2009
One of my all time favorite beers. Great aroma, prefect hopping, complex malt flavor that last...the "everlasting gobstopper of beer"...except that I always seem to find the end a bit soon. Its also great on the hand-pump at the brewery, would love to try a bourbon barrel aged version!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (2759) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle - Pours black with a thin tan head. Really roasty nose, ashy, a bit of piney hop presence, Same taste--lots of charcoal, dry dark roast, pine hops, bitter finish and a bit warming. Slick and fairly thick in the mouth.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie hates it is they hoppest imperial stout ever. V. Cc. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (1241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Strong roasted coffee start with a bitter hoppy finish. Slightly smokey flavor. Smelks chocolately. Pours black in color with a tan head. Had at home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maltman53 (345) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Itís got lots of coffee and mostly roasted notes on the nose as well as the palate. Itís almost like a barley wine w/ a roasted finish. Overall, a bit stout thatís roasted and bitter, not sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABT_S54 (168) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
33cl bottle served in a snifter. Pours black with a white frothy head which clings to the inside of the glass nicely. Aroma is quite subdued and the taste is bitter with a watery mouthfeel for the style and the ABV. Very disappointed considering the high reviews it has received. Feels like it would have benefitted from aging and the other bottle I have will be aged to see if this improves the rather two dimensional taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2020) - Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle: Ruby-tinted, dark brown pour. Tan head fades quickly to a very thin collar. Super rich aroma of fudge cake, chocolate drizzle, roasted malts, charred woodsiness, burnt caramel, faint molasses & licorice, & a good balance of sweetness to counteract the ashy, charred aspect. Decadent, almost. Equally robust flavor, heavier on the roast, char, mild ash, & bitter side of the bean with a little bit of dark cacao & dried out coffee grounds that last for a while. Just the smallest hint of burnt caramel malt sweetness hangs around as a counterpoint. Pretty nice mouth feel, large enough to be satisfying. Nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
high_on_hops (632) - Burlingame, California, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Pours a solid black with a tan head and lacing. It has a rich aroma of hoppy resin and dark malt and chocolate. It has dark malt, chocolate, and some resin throughout the flavor, leading to a semisweet finish over a heavy body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Artichoke (71) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2014
No head, chocolate nose. Bold hoppy front with a chocolate, roasted malt and lingering bitter hop finish. Too much hop for me, but a great clean stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle, brown pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, taste is very chocolate, maybe some espresso, rich and delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1490) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle anchorage Sheff. Black good tan head. Aroma is coffee choc roasted malts taste same good sweetness good malty backbone good piney bitter finish. Medium body. Decent.

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