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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

2,967 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,967
Reviews: 1,358
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 220
Gots: 249 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2000

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Photo of RyanK252
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada pint glass

A: Pours dark mahogany brown, very little light passes through, with a frothy khaki head that settles and laces well.

S: Roasted malt, a little smoke, a little coffee, bit earthy, some fruitiness.

T: A bit smokey, roasted malt, some bittersweet chocolate, touch of coffee, earthy, a little fruitiness on the back end.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Very solid straight forward stout.

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

Photo of Larsonfromdublin
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ngaron
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrewBest
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZebraCakez
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Obtained in a SnowPack variety 12pk, which was simply awesome all around. Bravo, Sierra Nevada.

A: Pours a beautiful deep dark brown color with caramel colored one finger head.

S: Nothing too strong, that of roasted coffee and malt.

T: Coffee and chocolate shine on a slightly smoky background. Everything is in moderation.

F: Sufficiently creamy with decent body. Proper carbonation.

O: A great example of what a more subdued porter can be. Not everything has to be high ABV or aged in barrels, simplicity can be effective as well.

Photo of beaulabauve
3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Daktah
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An awesome beer that highlights everything right with Sierra Nevada. So much flavor and perfect balance. Hard to believe it's a 5.8% ABV beer. For the money, there is not a better American stout.

Photo of mikerieder
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichD
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aoampm
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours very dark brown, much like dark coffee. Gives a nice 1.5 finger of head which dissipates down to a film. Decent whispy lacing.
S - A slight but definitely present hop aroma upfront , slight presence of dark, cooked fruits such as figs dates and raisins. Not much of a malt aroma present.
T - Semi-sweet chocolate, hops and a slightly alcohol tinge. Very pleasant taste and mouthfeel.
O - A good stout.
V - Medium value, not too expensive, not too cheap either.

Photo of Boone757
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fuzzgun91
2.53/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Seems about right for their take on a Stout. Very bitter for a stout. Not for me.

Photo of ArkansasTraveller
3.3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tedvr
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark with a nice creamy medium head. Smells of burnt coffee with a malt background. Tastes of burnt coffee and chocolate with a mild hoppy aftertaste, has some depth. Little creamy mouthfeel with some carbonation. with a nice finish. Overall a very nice stout.

Photo of JMills52
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jaysicles
3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Goodspeed83
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SedateSix
3.13/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One of my first stouts, a little watery.

Photo of McMatt7
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of misternebbie
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,967 ratings.