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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel Aged - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel Aged
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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 45
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013)
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Poured on tap at Pizza Paradiso Dupont DC into a small snifter. From notes.

Super dark walnut black body, can't see even up to the collar head. Tan collar with thin bubbles and very opaque.

Classic bourbon barrel nose. Lost of soft vanilla, sweet caramel, and sense of oak depth. There is no heat coming off of this at all.

Palate hits with a wonderful thick caramel richness. Roast charring malts and oak complete the aftertaste. Vanilla washes all over the palate with good depth. Body is a little fizzy strangely, detracts from the flavor a bit, just a bit too much carbonation, but still allows everything to be enjoyable.

A solid RIS that took a barrel real well, this could be the start of something big. Possible future BCBS killer or just an easier one to drink?

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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.