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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
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3,070 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,070
Reviews: 616
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 115
Gots: 445 | FT: 29
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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Ratings: 3,070 | Reviews: 616 | Display Reviews Only:
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stealth

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-16-2014 03:27:24 | More by stealth
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jeffwright

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-15-2014 04:17:35 | More by jeffwright
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kreg02

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-15-2014 03:37:25 | More by kreg02
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-15-2014 03:27:28 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-15-2014 00:52:30 | More by -NESTO-
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diverite

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-14-2014 23:14:28 | More by diverite
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Nordbier

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-14-2014 21:22:50 | More by Nordbier
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-14-2014 20:29:26 | More by ArtZan
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timoteo833

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-14-2014 00:09:31 | More by timoteo833
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astronautjones

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-13-2014 22:23:30 | More by astronautjones
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brefixstout

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-13-2014 19:46:53 | More by brefixstout
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nrweigand43

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

02-13-2014 19:39:29 | More by nrweigand43
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-13-2014 13:10:25 | More by twenteone
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HopGrazer

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-12-2014 17:06:43 | More by HopGrazer
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Bartos

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-12-2014 03:22:34 | More by Bartos
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-12-2014 01:48:45 | More by gonzo000
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dbell23

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-11-2014 23:08:07 | More by dbell23
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fgilbert2

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-11-2014 06:29:03 | More by fgilbert2
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-11-2014 03:45:25 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Jirin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-11-2014 02:16:30 | More by Jirin
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Beejay

Virginia

3.23/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark black with a massive full dark tan head.

S: Sweet dark chocolate, with toffee and notes of dried fruit. A little bit of earthiness in the finish.

T: The first taste is caramel sweet, with a touch of dried fruit. The sweet flavor is followed by dark chocolate and espresso, and the brew finishes out with a hit of bitter earthiness.

M: Fairly thick body, the carbonation is medium, the finish slightly drying and there is a lingering hop bitterness.

O: Overall I like this beer, but the finish is a little harsh for me.. The lingering bitterness doesn't quite round out the finish like I would like it to.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 01:41:46 | More by Beejay
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Hop-Droppen-Roll

Minnesota

4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Imperial stouts are hard to come by in my neck of the woods, so when I saw this late in its season sitting on a shelf, I had to grab 2 four packs.

Pours a gorgeous deep coffee and molasses brown into a black body with a delicious looking 1.5 finger mocha colored head that quickly thins out to a fine film with great looking lacing. My wife is cooking nearby and the smell is still cutting through at the occasional moment, smells great, but not too powerful.

Rich, full bodied malt flavor with a bitter coffee finish. Nuts and coffee? Maybe a little - but this one's pretty much a massive malt monster - I'm loving this!

Thick, creamy mouthfeel, very nice. This is a top notch brew.

I will definitely be picking up a few of these every year and hanging on to a few from each batch!

Edit: Wow. 10.20%? VERY well hidden.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 00:58:53 | More by Hop-Droppen-Roll
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Shoney_35

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-10-2014 22:27:40 | More by Shoney_35
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-MK-

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-10-2014 00:13:22 | More by Goldndomer
Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,070 ratings.