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Sierra Nevada Stout - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada StoutSierra Nevada Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,643 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,643
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 184
Gots: 114 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2000)
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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Deep mahogony brown in color, all but opaque. Massive caramel covered cloudtop head can barely be contained by a pint glass and seems to last forever. Five minutes after pouring it was still one and one-half inches thick with lots of sticky lace.

Aroma: Aroma of dark roasted malts, dark fruits, earthy hops, and a slight note of brown sugar.

Taste: Flavor is wonderfully complex, begins with the dark roasted malt flavors which carry the taste throughout, but there are also bitter cocoa flavors, coffee, and strong, but not overpowering earthy hops.

Mouth feel: Rich and smooth, with a slight tingling on the tip of the tongue.

Finish is dry and a touch bitter with a slight sting of carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: This is a beer whose merits can scarcely be overstated.

Presentation: Packaged in a short twelve ounce bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a standard pint tap glass.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2002 21:13:41 | More by Pegasus
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3.08/5  rDev -24.3%
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Center poured from the bottle into an imperial pint glass. Had to stop mid pour or the head would have spilled out over the counter. Dark brown with a massive light tan head.

Smells pretty good, however the hops are too prominent. Nice taste with the same feeling about the amount of hops present in a stout.

This beer is a little too watery for the style.

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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,643 ratings.