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RATINGS: 2076   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2004
It’s been years since I tried this brew, and I don’t recall being that impressed. I have to say, either my palate or the recipe has changed ... and I am guessing my palate. Nice maltiness in the aroma and some rainy plums. Flavor is robust with a touch of roasted acridity at the end. Overall a very solid stout.


4.4
MohaBeer (284) - Lima, PERU - JUL 1, 2017
Color marrón muy oscuro con ribetes rubí, muy buena espuma, adherencia y retención. Malta maltoso tostado moderado, ésteres a regalis, café, chocolate, plátano, fenol a vainilla, lúpulo floral-terroso bajo. En boca malta maltoso tostado moderado-moderado alto, lúpulo floral-terroso moderado-moderado bajo, lúpulo de amargor moderado, ésteres a café, chocolate bitter, plátano, fenol a vainilla, pimienta blanca. Final maltoso tostado intenso con notas a café expresso y amargor sin astringencia, con cuerpo y carbonatación regular.

4
Scrumpy369 (802) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle shared at hopaholic. Deep brown colour small offwhite head. Nose is strong cocoa. Taste is low bitterness low sourness. Lingerig cocoa aftertaste. Nice!

3.6
Bebum (990) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 29, 2017
Dark copper, tall brown head. Coffee nose, intense. Full body, creamy texture, full flavored, soft, well carbonated, low heat mouthfeel, good length, clean finish. Bitter, dry, gentle acidity. Dense coffee flavor, as if mellowed by cream like latte, dark roasted grains, somewhat smoky and ashy. Tasty, big but not massive stout, well balanced, a pleasure to drink if you like it dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Nordcore (1496) - 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
19Oracolo78 (206) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2017
Birra dal colore marrone scuro. Schiuma beige, fine e persistente. Al naso sentori di caffè, malto tostato e crosta di pane nero abbrustolito. Al palato si riprentano le stesse note percepite al naso. Una buona stout.

3.6
Nevalainen (770) - 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
oobawa (1401) - Tennessee, USA - APR 3, 2017
UPDATED: APR 6, 2017 Probably Sierra Nevada’s most underrated beer. Pours a lovely deep dark brown, almost black, and gives up a moderate off-white head with minor lacing. Nose isn’t 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
Thomas_W1 (841) - Rastatt, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2017
Flasche 0,35l: Schwarz, deutliche Trübung, sehr kräftiger stabiler mittelporiger beiger Schaum; frische fruchtige Nase, dunkle Fruchtigkeit, eingelegte Früchte, Malz, Malzzucker, dunkle Süße, leichte Röstaromen; frischer recht trockener Körper, kräftige dunkle Fruchtigkeit, Hopfenaromen, Röstmalz, Getreide, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, kräftige dunkle Bitterkeit; angenehmer fruchtig-bitterer Nachgang mit Röstaromen

3.9
Milter (942) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2017
En god positiv overraskelse. Fin smag af humle. Dejlig frisk øl. Meget mørk og fyldig.

3.4
Myonlyvice (302) - 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.


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