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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,822 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,822
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 193
Gots: 724 | FT: 37
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Body is a dark brown nearly black hue. Pours with a 1-2 finger foamy tan head. It fades to a thin collar and no lacing is left behind in the glass.

S- Pretty typical for an IRS. Chocolate, anise, a little bit of alcohol.

T- A lot like the nose but with roasted malt bitterness at the finish.

M- Medium to high carbonation, thick, heavy body.

O- Overall this is a pretty good imperial stout. Pretty typical for an imperial stout. Chocolate, anise, booze, roasted malt bitterness.

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Enjoyed from a growler in a snifter, this fantastic imperial stout pours a thick, rich, black as sin with a thick light brown head that holds on for some time till finally turning int o a thin layer with fantastic lacing. Nose of dark chocolate, deeply roasted grains, toffee, and strong alcoholic UMPH! Flavors are bakers chocolate and dark sweet malts to the front and sides mingling with dark fruits of plum and dark cherries on the back. Rich coating mouth feel and coating finish. A stout lovers dream. Excellent.

Cheers

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,822 ratings.