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Sierra Nevada Stout - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,665 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,665
Reviews: 1,318
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 185
Gots: 119 | 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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Jason

Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

One of my all time favourite stouts, I could drink this morning, noon or night. Yet it is a perfect lunch time beer to pair up with a hearty corned beef on rye sandwich.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2002 18:05:51 | More by Jason
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

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

Presentation: 12oz short brown twist cap bottle. Thin layer of sediment from bottle conditioning.

Appearance: A smooth black with leather hues around the edges and a creamy tan head with great retention.

Smell: Rich dark and on the dry side hints of fruit esters and grain aromas with a full earthy hop leaf nose, notes of ripe plum and light molasses are also detected.

Taste: A creamy full bodied brew with a roasted barley bitterness, notes of chocolate and a touch of caramel. High hop bitterness to balance that begins light, turns sharp and slightly tingly, eventually imparting its earthy flavour in the aftertaste and complementing the dry bitterness left from the roasted barley. The aftertaste stays with you for a very long time.

Notes: One of our favourite stouts; a well balanced brew showing both malt and hop complexities without one being the more dominant.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2000 00:00:01 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,665 ratings.