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RATINGS: 2062   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Before Sierra Nevada was a reality, our founders brewed beer at home and dreamed of building a brewery one day. Back then, they brewed the beers they wanted to drink—bold and full of flavor. Stouts had always been a favorite, so when we needed a big and rich beer to test out the brewing system at our fledgling brewery, stout was the obvious choice. Thirty years later, not much has changed. We’re still brewing the beers we want to drink and our classic Stout is the same as it’s ever been—big, rich, bold, black as night and filled with the wild-eyed passion of which dreams are made.
Yeast: Ale yeast
Bittering Hops: Bravo
Finishing Hops: Cascade, Yakima Golding
Malts: Two-row Pale, Munich, Caramel, Carafa, Black, Chocolate & Roasted Barley

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3.6
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Pours a dark chocolate-like brown color with a medium head that dissipates in to a small oily off-white head. Aroma is very roasted malt, citrus with some chocolate and coffee notes. Flavor is identical to the aroma with an excellent bitterness on the swallow. Silky body with a medium finish.

4
sloth (2944) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2004
Small light brown head, quickly dissipates leaving behind a small smathering of stringy lace. Opaque, black brew. Nose of black malt, roast with a hint of coffee, licorice and light vinous notes. Med/full body, creamy pallet. Good roast flavors, chocolate and coffee notes, cades coming through also in buried citrus notes. Finish is dry, roasty, fruity, oily, nice.

4.5
savannah (37) - columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2004 Dark black with minimal light tan head. Light chocolate aroma. Low medium carbonation, very nice level for this beer. Flavor is well rounded and not overpowering. Medium mouth feel. Overall very good beer. Excelent value.

3.6
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2004
Nice roasty flavor with some hoppy undertones. Dark body, small head. Tastes gritty and roasted but ends with a hop bitterness. Good Stuff.

4
dropkickm79 (53) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 31, 2004
im a hardcore guinness drinker so nothing can compare but this one came close. this a good, smooth stout and will definitely buy again. plus its moderately priced.

3.5
rudolf (2360) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2004
Malty chocolate aroma. Bitter chocolate flavor with a very b itter finish. Really hoppy for the style. Beautyful creamy mouthfeel. Far better closer to room temperature

3.9
DUbrew (49) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2004
This is a good stout. Too much carbonation at times, and the taste is kindof akin to the burnty flavor of guinness extra stout. But the rest is good, with a great finish and complex flavor not found in nitros.

3.3
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2005 Bottle @ Akkurat, Stockholm
Nice cuddly stout. Somewhat burned and dark fruits get their fair place. Average.

3.7
TJackHole (83) - Alabama, USA - MAY 16, 2004
Thick head to much carbonation. Good bitter flavor but, not as smooth as Guinness.

3.6
fly (1487) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2004
Very nice, thick, dark (duh) stout that was only recently revisited after many years ... and still appreciated. Enough malt to sink your teeth into and hops to play the melody.


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