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RATINGS: 2086   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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ambroze (22) - Old Hickory, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2004
To me this smells similar to their porter, but roastier. Opaque with a nice creamy head. Enveloping roastiness with a lingering finish. Good hop presence, and well balanced. Sierra Nevada seems to make really balanced beers that aren’t boring. Good stuff.

4.9
beergod434 (19) - bossier, Louisiana, USA - OCT 19, 2008
wow a true stout i was very suprised becouse there pale ale was not good at all but this stout with its hevanly aroma pretty color of dark blackish brown and a taste of a high claas stout with a hops after tone it is a beer that every stout lover can well injoy with a low price

4.8
monty0018 (3) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 13, 2010 does not count
Might be the new favorite! I was a pale ale guy but this dark beer is sweet coffee beer bliss! 4BI

4.8
mrmikey (3) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2010 does not count
One of the best beers I have tried. Appearance is dark with a dark creamy head. Goes down smooth with only a slight after taste. decently heavy mouth feel and smooth. Great served in a chilled beer mug. Highly recommended for any stout lover.

4.8
Grzesiek79 (4276) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 25, 2012
coffee, herbs, basement aromas, leather, dough, cooked vegetables, smoke, skunky, woody, cough drop, butterscotch, brown, sparkling, frothy, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, heavily sour, umami, full body, creamy, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish,

4.8
lucabirraclub (1) - - FEB 18, 2014 does not count
Very fine stout, with a nice thin tan head. Oily and fruity texture, the cascadian character matched with dextrinic malt is fantastic. In my opinion little out of style but very interesting.

4.8
MetalNHopHead (1899) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 22, 2014
With an ABV of 5.8% Sierra Nevada’s Stout is quite light by today’s standards. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have a full-bodied flavor, though. In terms of appearance, Stout is extremely sexy with a black body and a velvety light brown head. The aroma is all coffee roast and bittersweet cocoa. When the liquid hits your tongue, you’ll find that it’s as sensational as it is tasty. I realize that statement requires some explanation. The flavors of coffee roast and cocoa (which are perfectly balance by the way) travel smoothly to the back of the mouth. When the ale hits the palate, however, a burst of hops appears in a flash to cleanse the rich, creamy flavors. The transition from coffee/raw-chocolate bitterness to earthy hop bitterness is brilliant. Stout truly is miraculously balanced. Thanks to a low ABV and a modest hop profile, it’s downright refreshing - that’s certainly not something you can say about every American Stout.

4.8
josanguapo (1624) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2015
From elcervecero. In Ikea’s english pint glass. After dinner. Makes me enjoy a style that Guinness made me hate. Nicely hopped

4.7
stouty (6) - USA - JUN 29, 2005 does not count
excellent stout nice black color chocolate taste,however not for lovers of crud light or michelob ultra

4.7
ads135 (4587) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Deeelish. Dryer than the porter with a more pronounced roastiness. Just as dark in appearance with what feels like a crisper, less creamy mouthfeel. Heavy body.


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