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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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very good

529 Ratings
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of zeff80
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured out an opaque, jet-black color with a one-finger, tan head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of mocha, roasted malt and molasses.

T - Great tasting - chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. A touch of piney bitterness added balance.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a really good stout. I wish they could make this a year round offering.

zeff80, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of blackcompg
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12oz bottle from their sampler...

Appearance - A slightly rough pour gave me 3 fingers of rich mocha foam, body is an opaque near black, with dark brown-mahogany edges, the beer keeps a half finger cap through the rest of the session with well defined mocha rings after each sip - nice.

Smell - Black cherries, molasses, roasted malt, roast coffee, dark chocolate.

Taste - This is nice - starts semi sweet roasted malts, dark fruits and molasses, a touch of amaretto and light alcohol, longer into the finish there is rich roasted coffee, dark chocolate and finally roasted coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel - This oatmeal stout is silky smooth and creamy, higher side of medium and coats the mouth, carb is lower side of medium, foaming and smooth. Really nice mouthfeel, and wonderful to sip and contemplate. The richness really accentuates and enables the enjoyment of all the complex flavors here.

Overall - Really an excellent oatmeal stout imho, I really like this - would definitely purchase in 6pax if released that way. The floral ipa was excellent, but I think this is the strongest offering in the sampler. Definitely give this one a try.

blackcompg, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of Kendo
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Body is black with a small brown head that settles fast. No lacing.

S: Good big-stout nose: some roasted coffee and chocolate malt, but with some sort of dark fruit (maybe black cherries) as well.

T: I'm drinking this one kinda warm (the beer sat on the counter for awhile while I got side-tracked with other things) to start, and I suspect I would've noted different tastes had I drank it 25 minutes ago. Right now I get a good amount of chocolatey malt (milk chocolate, not dark or bitter), some dark fruit and a hint of char. Finishes with a touch of bitterness that I attribute more to hops than roast - maybe a touch of pine needles is there - and then the alcohol heat is noted pretty strongly on the way down the gully and into the belly.

M: Good creaminess from the oatmeal. Definitely full-bodied in heft. A slight oiliness coats the palate with sweet chocolate.

O: This is good stuff. I thought it was going to be a lighter, traditional (i.e., non-double) Oatmeal Stout. It's obviously not that. If the alcohol was just a little more muted I would've bumped this score up. As it is though, if SN sold this in reasonably-priced sixers, I'd buy it nearly as quickly as I'd buy Old Rasputin or Storm King (at higher prices) or Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout. IMO, it's nearly in their class.

Kendo, Oct 20, 2012
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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 529 ratings.