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RATINGS: 2838   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
run20six2 (119) - USA - APR 9, 2005
Overall it has a pretty bitter aftertaste, but not a noticeable alcohol taste. A decent beer that has some good flavor.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ibrubeer (138) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Draft @ Bocktown, PIT. Nice roasty aroma, maybe a little too hoppy. Jet black color, with nice tight bubbles in a thin beige head. Flavor is more like a black IPA, than IS. Full bodied. Overall a good beer, but not really for an IS.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
goodmedicine (3) - Newport Beach, California, USA - NOV 19, 2014 does not count
like other commenters suggested, this read more like an imperial black ipa to me. extremely dark and oily with a light beige head. first taste of coffee and caramel followed by a heavy hop bitterness that reminds be of a good double ipa. malty throughout. don’t drink stouts much but this is yummy!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
voncrease (34) - - NOV 12, 2014
From bottle at Tilley’s Bar Newcastle upon Tyne. Flavoursome, rich, dark stout, smooth texture, bitter after taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (947) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2014
355ml. Bottle.
Pours black with light brown head.
Aroma piny hop, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, wood, caramel, toffee.
Taste hoppy coffee bitter, caramel chocolate complex sweets.
Mouthfeel oily, bit dry.
Amazing stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (311) - - NOV 5, 2014
Caramel smell, coffee taste, dark as a moonless night looks, oil slick mouthfeel. Like liquid burnt toffee flowing down the throat. Rated by BrewTom

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (197) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle, black body, walnut colored head, good lacing. Aroma of whiskey, raisin, molasses, dark malt. Taste is bitter malt/citrus rind, hops sprucy resin. Palate is smooth, not super rich, carbonation subdued. This is more of an imperial black IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (411) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Wow, is it stout , a black IPA , or something completely new? Biscuit malts mingle with old hops on the aroma. A luxurious mouthfeel, and the warmth of its abv give a supreme winter beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (2802) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (1335) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maltman53 (368) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 4, 2014
It’s got lots of coffee and mostly roasted notes on the nose as well as the palate. It’s almost like a barley wine w/ a roasted finish. Overall, a bit stout that’s roasted and bitter, not sweet.


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