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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

2,669 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,669
Reviews: 1,318
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 186
Gots: 124 | 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 beagle75:
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beagle75

Iowa

3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Opaque black color with one finger of mocha-tinted foam head. Heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: Herbaceous hops are earthy and spicy, leading the way for lesser dark chocolate. Grain is not so much buried as it is just disguised--subtle. Qualities are generally clean.

T: Begins dry, with refined roasted malt and hop aromatics that are earthy and floral. Acidity is mild into the middle where the chocolate from the smell emerges along with some restrained dark fruit. The finish is clean, with mild bitterness and a whiff of floral and toasty flavors to linger.

M: Medium to thick viscosity, smooth on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: This is a lighter stout that looks and feels great, but could use a shot of assertiveness when it comes to the sensory qualities of smell and, to a lesser extent, flavor. As with most of Sierra Nevada's darker offerings, the hops are more attention-getting than one might anticipate. On the other hand, the roasted qualities, which ought to be defining, are mellow and supportive instead. While Deschutes Obsidian Stout is a more balanced all-purpose example of the style, this is still not without its charms.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2012 01:29:19 | More by beagle75
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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,669 ratings.