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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

2,665 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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mmva321

Missouri

4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: A simple but strikingly dark stout that is almost completely opaque and with just the slight tint of brown to break up the black body. Very little head or lacing however.

S: I really like the balance of the aroma. It is heavy on the roasted malts. Chocolate and coffee notes come on strong and dominate the smell. Rounding it all out though, are slight notes of dark fruits. Not overpowering, but a perfect accent.

T: Near perfect flavor. The great balance of the smell is translated beautifully to the taste, but the flavors are made all the bolder. Roasted malts dominate and are delicious. Dark fruit flavor is something I've never been fond of in beer, mostly because it tends to be such a strong characteristic when used, but I love the subtle hint of it here.

M: A rich and smooth feel that isn't overly carbonated and is only the slightest bit thin for me.

O: A surprising experience. A rich, bold and well balanced beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 05:28:30 | More by mmva321
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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,665 ratings.