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RATINGS: 2085   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Silver Medal Winner, Great American Beer Festival, Stout 1988, 1989. Sierra Nevada Stout is a creamy and full-bodied example of this traditional style ale. Very dark and very rich, the Stout displays a pronounced roasted flavor.

Finishing Hops:Cascade
Bittering Hops:Chinook
Beginning Gravity:16 Plato
Ending Gravity:4.5 Plato
Malts:Two-row Barley Malt, Caramel Malt, Black Malt, Dextrin Malt
Yeast:Top Fermenting Ale Yeast

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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StevieT (1966) - - SEP 30, 2013
A very fine beer, smooth with mild flavours of coffee and burnt caramel. I could drink quite a lot of these.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (1446) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. black with a medium light brown head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, brown sugar and dark fruit. Light bitter taste with a nice chocolate and some caramel ending, nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
19Oracolo78 (182) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2017
Birra dal colore marrone scuro. Schiuma beige, fine e persistente. Al naso sentori di caff, malto tostato e crosta di pane nero abbrustolito. Al palato si riprentano le stesse note percepite al naso. Una buona stout.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nevalainen (730) - FINLAND - APR 28, 2017
The color is black with beige creamy head, looking nice. Aroma is little roasty, coffee notes and touch of toffee. Taste is well balanced with bitterish start and dry sweet finish, flauvour of coffee. Very nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
oobawa (1208) - Tennessee, USA - APR 3, 2017
UPDATED: APR 6, 2017 Probably Sierra Nevadas most underrated beer. Pours a lovely deep dark brown, almost black, and gives up a moderate off-white head with minor lacing. Nose isnt great, offering modest mocha notes backed by pine. The taste rocks, however, dry and bitter, roasted unsweetened chocolate against an espresso background, offset by the slightest hint of caramel. Stays restrained, never going overboard on the cocoa or coffee, instead gaining a piney hop bitterness on the back end, leading to a bitter, dark roast java fade. Creamy texture only adds to the repeat drinkability. Classic session stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thomas_W1 (762) - Rastatt, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2017
Flasche 0,35l: Schwarz, deutliche Trbung, sehr krftiger stabiler mittelporiger beiger Schaum; frische fruchtige Nase, dunkle Fruchtigkeit, eingelegte Frchte, Malz, Malzzucker, dunkle Se, leichte Rstaromen; frischer recht trockener Krper, krftige dunkle Fruchtigkeit, Hopfenaromen, Rstmalz, Getreide, cremig, krftige Kohlensure, krftige dunkle Bitterkeit; angenehmer fruchtig-bitterer Nachgang mit Rstaromen

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (876) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2017
En god positiv overraskelse. Fin smag af humle. Dejlig frisk l. Meget mrk og fyldig.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Myonlyvice (282) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2017
Dark brown with a red hue. Creamy, beige head and some lacing. Aroma is dominated by chocolate and malt. Taste is dark chocolate, burned malt and a citrus like sourness, that I believe come from cascade hops? Anyway it reminds me of a mix between a stout and an IPA. Mouthfeel is on the thin side for me.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (745) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2017
light roasty aroma with faint hint of chocolate. black in color with nice brown head. taste is of roasted barley, faint notes of coffee.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drmet (938) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2017
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a medium to big,frothy,sand-coloured head S: -chocolate,earthy,herbal,spicy,faint smoke,slight citrus (Cascade Hops perhaps?) T: -spicy,herbal,pumpernickel,brow sugar,grainy,astringent,licorice -medium to high,lingering bitterniss for the style F: -low to medium carbonation -medium body O: Not the Type of Stout i usually enjoy. Its decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (4338) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle from Hopt. Aroma is roasted malt, mild coffee, some caramel, pleasant hoppy notes, cocoa, mild milk chocolate, bit fruity from the hops. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Body is medium, slightly creamy. Ultra-smooth and drinkable, surprisingly hoppy, a great classic US Stout.


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