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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Narwhal Imperial StoutNarwhal Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,070 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,070
Reviews: 616
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 115
Gots: 445 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-14-2012)
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New York

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Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

03-29-2013 21:05:16 | More by Razorback09
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California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

12-30-2013 08:22:37 | More by vidisad
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

12-10-2012 01:43:20 | More by BarrytheBear
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

11-18-2013 00:55:28 | More by sirsteve42
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

11-23-2012 11:58:57 | More by brez8791
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Minnesota

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11-18-2013 15:57:07 | More by zenwatts
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New York

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California

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South Carolina

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Florida

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New Jersey

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours completely black with a frothy mocha colored head that left rings and patches of sticky lace. Nose is bold espresso coffee, unsweetened chocolate , a hint of prune, licorice and a bit of alcohol. The alcohol smells solvent and detracts from the nose. There is blackened malt character on the nose with a hint of smoke. The drink is syrupy. First thing you notice is that the body of the beer is thin and has a slick mouthfeel. The alcohol is prominent on the palate. The malt is black and roasted to perfection. Dry, bitter and not burnt. The coffee and the chocolate are smooth but neither of those is sweet. I kept waiting for caramel or molasses and it did sweeten on the nose as it warmed so that made the alcohol seem less bitter. I also lost the fruits I observed on the nose and this one could have used some raisin or some dried dark fruits. That kept the taste very bitter also. Finished dry and with some alcohol dryness too.

Thanks jzeilinger for the chance to try this beer. =)

Serving type: bottle

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,070 ratings.