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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

3,025 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,025
Reviews: 615
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 111
Gots: 441 | FT: 28
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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New York

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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rjp217

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

2013 edition bottle poured...

A - Solid black with a 1 finger brown head that dissipates rather quickly. Nice sticky lace retention

S - Milk chocolate, nuts, campfire

T - All kinds of chocolate, some smoke, oak, hops, caramel, boozy

M - Exceptionally soft and pillowy, medium body, low carbonation

O - An excellent, fairly easy to find RIS. It's big and boozy with a lot of complexity. I really like this one though it's just a step below that next level.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 23:52:26 | More by rjp217
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-13-2014 01:08:37 | More by SharkNado
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-12-2014 23:36:03 | More by nebula1999
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jakewise

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-12-2014 04:05:11 | More by jakewise
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-09-2014 09:39:55 | More by Yeti1979
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SamAdams327

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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ranger7

Texas

3.74/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bomber into a pint glass.
Review from notes: January 28th, 2014.

A: Nice. Black and cloudy, can't see through. Tan head which sticks to the glass.

S: Chocolate and malt. More malt than chocolate, almost bitter.

T: Bitter front and end with smooth middle, can't pinpoint the bitterness.

M: Some carbonation, but smooth overall.

O: Good. This is a nice example of a Russian Imperial Stout with plenty of ABV bite. A bit too roasty for my tastes, but still good.

Serving type: bottle

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Rideguy64

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -27.5%

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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-05-2014 13:07:55 | More by ChrisKuhns
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Sweden

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,025 ratings.