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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 4,342
Reviews: 797
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 239
Gots: 1,070 | FT: 44
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-14-2012

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Black with no head and minimal lacing.

The nose is of cocoa and coffee and sweet malt.

The taste is much more pronounced. It reminds me of a dark chocolate covered coffee bean! A toasted essence to the malt. The back end of the taste profile brings to mind dark fruits, bittersweet craisin.

The mouthfeel is smooth and a little warm. Low carbonation. Very easy drinking for such a big beer in taste and ABV. Overall an excellent Russian Imperial.

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Good imperial stout. Smooth. Alcohol is exceptionally well-hidden. Chocolaty, roasty, and rich.

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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