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Snowed In Stout - Beer Camp #45 (Best Of Beer Camp: Oatmeal Stout) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Snowed In Stout - Beer Camp #45 (Best Of Beer Camp: Oatmeal Stout)Snowed In Stout - Beer Camp #45 (Best Of Beer Camp: Oatmeal Stout)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

525 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 525
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sholland119 on 11-28-2011)
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours like 30 weight motor oil, jet black, with a light-brown one-finger head of detergent like suds. Thin lacing which slides back into the glass almost immediately.

S - Milk chocolate, espresso beans, licorice, and some dark fruit. Smells good.

T - Taste pretty much follows the nose, with coffee, chocolate, and plum, but they don't mesh well. Very boozy, with all of it's 9% in your face. Overall, the flavors are very brash, burnt, acidic, and biting. A minty heat in the finish.

M - Not nearly as full as expected, more of a medium body. Oily and slick. More carbonation than seemingly needed for the style. Definitely disappoints here.

O - I think this one could have benefited from more aging. Just kind of a big, boozy, mess. Not smooth or well blended at all. Flavors are brassy when they should be rich, and the mouthfeel was off putting. A misfire for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 04:56:02 | More by TempeBeerMan
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A: Black with a slight light brown head.

S: Oatmeal, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate in the nose.

T: Nice pleasant bitterness, medium and dark roast coffees, roasted malt and dark chocolate.

M: Medium-full bodied, and creamy smooth.

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A - This is a dark beer. No light peaks through this one. It had about an inch of brown head.

S - The smell is of dark chocolate and delicious roasted malt.

T - I get some of that dark chocolate and roasted malt. I get a little anise, as well.

M - Pretty full

O - At first I thought it was pretty good. Then I got that anise flavor. I am not a fan of anise. I am guessing that developed as it aged. I have noticed that character with other older stouts. I would have probably liked it better 355 days ago when I got it.

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Snowed In Stout - Beer Camp #45 (Best Of Beer Camp: Oatmeal Stout) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.