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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

4,182 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,182
Reviews: 760
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 229
Gots: 950 | FT: 35
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:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-14-2012

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4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is jet black, brown head. Smell is strong malt, sweet, chocolate, slight roasted vanilla. Taste is heavy and full, licorice, anise, chocolate, medium sweet malt, slight alcohol, coffee. Warming. Bitter finish. Mouthfeel is viscous, full, coating, oily. Medium carbonation. Tasty.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a 2013 bottle with about 9 months on it.

The beer pours black with a light brown creamy head.

The aroma has dense roasted malt, sweet chocolate, mocha coffee, a touch of dark fruit of cherries and dried plums.

The beer has a medium plus luscious mouthfeel. However, there is still an aggressive kick of alcohol, as with the beer fresh. Lots of deeply roasted coffee and malt, bitter chocolate, with a spike of alcoholic dark fruit on the finish.

The beer is certainly helped with age, but it still very alcoholic, which detracts from the palate.

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 4,182 ratings.