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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
93
outstanding

3,807 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,807
Reviews: 692
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 194
Gots: 717 | FT: 38
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:
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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-14-2012)
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3.88/5  rDev -6.5%

kwkdmk, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

BMart, Nov 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Wolfhead, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

jdimento, Nov 06, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%

Deadhed88, Nov 06, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +5.1%

Westyn, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Pretty amazing for an american IS

DavidHoughton, Nov 06, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +6%

Eddiehop, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

ChrisinRI, Nov 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

cavemanlawyer1999, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

sirhc3034, Nov 05, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +7.2%

ShadyRigglesbee, Nov 05, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – Pours a dark opaque black with a dark brown head that thins out but never quite disappears. Nice lacing some of which sticks to the glass and some of which glides back in.

Smell – Roasted malts, chocolate, licorice, and molasses, and cola.

Taste – Malts and chocolate. Fairly simple, but good.

Mouthfeel – Thick, creamy, medium carbonation, and very smooth.

Drinkability – An easy drinking stout, that goes down well for 10.2%abv. I prefer stouts with a touch more alcohol, but this is nice.

Falcon91Wolvrn03, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

chickenm, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

InfragilisBrew, Nov 05, 2014
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2.56/5  rDev -38.3%

jaswilson2, Nov 05, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%

mjk91383, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

BrahptimusPrime, Nov 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

KevChiTown, Nov 05, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served on cask at Cask Days 2014 in Toronto

Jet black colour, ring of tan head with a bit of lace. Smell is roasty, lots of chocolate and coffee, well hopped with some earthy notes, light dark fruit in the periphery. Taste starts out with some dark fruit, light roast with some bitter hop mid palate, chocolate and coffee flavours linger into the finish. Light carbonation, medium-full body, good feel. A solid imperial stout, nothing groundbreaking but a nice and flavourful stout that is a pleasure to drink.

peensteen, Nov 04, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -2.4%

FaradayUncaged, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

CavemanRamblin, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

i accident bought this brew - narwhal imperial stout along with other brews IPA & Double IPA. i drank this brew first and i kinda like bitter-coffey kind. it hit my tongue smooth and strong kick on end note. i also ate Heresy chocolate nuts bar during tasting it. great beer for stout category

anthony-martinez, Nov 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

jkd03c, Nov 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

_RL_, Nov 04, 2014
Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,807 ratings.