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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

3,023 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,023
Reviews: 615
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 111
Gots: 438 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-23-2013 23:37:55 | More by sd123
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

11-07-2013 14:31:06 | More by CTJman
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-14-2014 16:12:36 | More by FLBeerGuy
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-04-2013 02:18:28 | More by Danobold
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jjanega08

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Edition
Bottle Stamped
2279207 : 47

A= Pours a deep black color with a nice half finger of dep brown head on it that holds great retention and lacing on the side of the glass.

S= Smells of liqorice and dark roasted malt. Tons of liqorice. A little hoppy aroma comes through as well.

T= The taste is a nice mix of imperial stout styles. It starts as a nice liqorice taste before being swallowed by a nice bitterness. Dark chocolate and a bit of a hop bittereness. Nice roast and coffee character.

M= Nice mouthfeel

O= This is a solid imperial stout. Not the most amazing thing in the world but worth trying and

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 23:55:27 | More by jjanega08
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bump8628

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

11-13-2012 03:59:17 | More by bump8628
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-08-2012 00:18:46 | More by Mantooth
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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-28-2013 00:51:04 | More by bismarksays
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-06-2013 13:48:01 | More by PhatAtUT
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socon67

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-25-2014 22:09:24 | More by socon67
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-29-2013 16:40:34 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Alabama

4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a deep black with a nice two finger, creamy head. The aroma had a perfect balance of dark chocolate and coffee notes with hints of dark fruit and licorice. The flavor followed with a balanced earthy hops against a background of mocha and notes of vanilla and dates. The mouthfeel was thick and creamy. Rich, deep, and balanced. Nothing super complex, but perfect balance. Excellent standard example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 05:45:52 | More by JayS2629
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South Dakota

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Pennsylvania

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Vermont

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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-comes out thick and black with a nice tan head

S-faint scent of dark roasted grains and cocoa beans. I wish it were a bit stronger.

T-comes in with a wonderful taste of crisp dark roasted grains. It really is so smooth and hits the spot. There's a slight bit of bitterness before the long matching after-taste. It's a great beer. Good hints of mocha.

M-medium dry carbonation with a semi dry finish

O-the flavors aren't unique. They're not strong, but they are flawless. It's really just an easy drinking strong stout that remains true to it routes. The ingredients taste very real and genuine.i love this. It's one I could get by the case.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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Texas

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New Jersey

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

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Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,023 ratings.