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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

3,147 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,147
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 136
Gots: 473 | FT: 32
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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Ratings: 3,147 | Reviews: 621 | Display Reviews Only:
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unclejazz

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-19-2014 17:25:20 | More by unclejazz
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KrittyKratz

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-19-2014 14:59:53 | More by KrittyKratz
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-19-2014 05:34:18 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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jrdaniel859

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-18-2014 16:01:06 | More by jrdaniel859
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2014 18:45:27 | More by MattSharpless
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surlytwinsfan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2014 18:39:21 | More by surlytwinsfan
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bookerandy

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2014 10:48:14 | More by bookerandy
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-17-2014 02:35:37 | More by DrMindbender
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fuzzbalz

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-16-2014 23:14:50 | More by fuzzbalz
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-16-2014 20:17:16 | More by pat_usher
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-16-2014 13:51:26 | More by Iamjeff6
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Voja

California

5/5  rDev +20.8%

07-16-2014 05:23:42 | More by Voja
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bishopdc0

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-16-2014 02:39:10 | More by bishopdc0
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jjohnston88

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

07-16-2014 01:14:25 | More by jjohnston88
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Pwbres

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-16-2014 01:11:48 | More by Pwbres
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cnoechel

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-15-2014 09:02:20 | More by cnoechel
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Vukusich

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-15-2014 03:58:34 | More by Vukusich
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bret717

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-15-2014 03:07:25 | More by bret717
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KnowYourCraft

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-14-2014 23:10:07 | More by KnowYourCraft
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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-14-2014 22:55:37 | More by _morandi_
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-14-2014 18:38:57 | More by jbriggs7
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.68/5  rDev -11.1%

Appearance:
Pitch black body wears a finger-thick medium-brown head. Respectable retention and a fair amount of carbonation.

Aroma:
Potent vanilla and oak aroma. Heavy, roasted dark malt and cocoa notes. Hints of coffee and cherry shine through.

Taste:
Considerable amount of hoppiness for the style, but I like it. Heavy roasted coffee and a bit too much vanilla. Quite boozy.

Mouthfeel:
Thick - a slow sipper. Moderate carbonation for the style. Semi-sweet finish.

Overall:
Not a bad Imperial Stout by any stretch of the imagination, but there are better, more enjoyable options available. Worth picking up though. Try Clown Shoes Vampire Slayer if you want to know just how good an Imperial can be.

07-13-2014 22:50:45 | More by alphagnome
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

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moehlert

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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KG12


3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

07-11-2014 20:34:13 | More by KG12
Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,147 ratings.