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RATINGS: 2078   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
god (18) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 19, 2003
Sierra Nevada "Stout". Catchy name, eh? Ever had a beer with no head? The reason why is apparently because Sierra Nevada stole all the head from other breweries and put it in this beer. It reminds me very strongly of a stirred-up rootbeer float. Thick, light-brown and long lasting. I really appreciate a thick chewy texture in a stout and this one does well in that regard. Somehow seems to get thinner as it warms up. Mild bitter aftertaste. It reminds you that you've been drinking it, but doesn't interfear with your meal. For the price it's a great value. Simple flavor but with some character flaws, or in other words, personality. A good introduction to stouts for beginners or easy stand-by for seasoned drinkers. It has all the right stout clues with nothing too over-the-top. Smells like leather. Reddish color if you can see through the glass.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (633) - 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 (899) - 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 (4037) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (996) - Rsselsheim, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2017
355ml Flasche. Klar und schwarz mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Feine Rstaromen. Spritzig. Etwas suerlich. Ordentlicher Krper.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2742) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2017
Keg Half Pint at White Horse American Beer Festival 2009, Parsons Green, London in July 2009 - Also Bottle - Pitch black. Bitter roast malty throughout. Malty; roast/burnt malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee. Hoppy; earthy hops. Some fruit (berries). Viscous, oily. Sweetish with sour fruit and burnt malt edge. Burnt dry lingering finish. (2009-07)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonGregorio (167) - POLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Bottle. Unclear brown colour, large tan/beige head, good lacing. Aroma is roasty, coffee, caramel. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter, roasty, coffee, caramel, bitter chocolate, nuts. Medium- body, soft carbonation, rather thin texture. Solid light stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pallleon (243) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 27, 2017
Stout ltre nagyon knnyed sr. Amg a legtbb stoutot kpes vagyok 30-40 percig iszogatni, addig ez a sr sokkal gyorsabban elfogyott. Nincs benne semmi klnleges, semmi extra, az alkoholtartalma is mrskelt. Pont ez az ami tetszett benne. Szerintem, ha elővennnk a nagy srknyvet, akkor ennek a receptje lenne a hagyomnyos stout cmsz alatt.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alteregoo (1202) - POLAND - JAN 24, 2017
Piana obfita, drobna, całkiem ładna. Barwa prawie czarna, nieprzejrzysta, z brązowymi refleksami. Aromat średnio intensywny - mleczna czekolada, karmel, świerk, dojrzałe cytrusy. W smaku płsłodkie, intensywnie kakaowe, czekoladowe, w tle kawa po turecku, pomarańcze. Goryczka średnia, tytoniowo chmielowo palona. Wysycenie średnie do niskiego, odrobinę za wysokie.
Solidny Stout, nieco mało intensywny w zapachu, w smaku jest już za to bardzo przyzwoicie.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Michael27 (1442) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2017
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Hndlerlieferung). Untertitelt: "West Coast Style". Fast undurchdringliches Braunschwarz mit stabiler beiger Massivschaumkrone. In der Nase leichte Schoko-Rstaromen. Im Mund dringen winzige Futzelchen der Aromahopfensorten durch.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Villyzzz (307) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours black with medium sized beige head. Aroma is cocoa and roasted malts. Taste has roasted coffee and cocoa. Maybe a bit thin bodied.


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