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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

2,663 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,663
Reviews: 1,318
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 184
Gots: 117 | 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 divineaudio:
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divineaudio

Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

from notes. 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

a - pours dark brown with some faint red highlights. tan colored 2 finger head forms quick and sticks around. nice leggy lacing in the glass.

s - pleasant but not very strong - some roast with notes of coffee, raisin and chocolate.

t - follows nose with lots of roasted malt and hints of dark fruit. also picking up a little bit of carmel. balanced well with plenty of hop bitterness in the finish.

m - medium bodied with more carbonation than i was expecting. pretty smooth though.

d - at 5.8 abv i could have a few of these easily. as such, it is one of my go to beers when i hit the liquor store. a fine stout from sierra nevada.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2010 23:19:37 | More by divineaudio
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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,663 ratings.