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

Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel Aged
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.92%


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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Monk's in Philly for New Year's day.

A: Well, it's a barrel-aged stout. It's dark and there's no head. It looks very inviting, but it's also what you would expect.

S: Bourbon. Sweet bourbon and malt. Definitely going to drink this, no doubt about it.

T: In order: bourbon, licorice, vanilla. There's nothing wrong with the regular Narwhal, but it doesn't have these flavors to this degree. The licorice is a nice touch. While it's pretty tough to get spoiled on bourbon-aged stouts (though not a bad proposition), if you ever did, the licorice would set this one apart.

M: Thick and smooth. Again, if this weren't the case, you'd be pretty surprised.

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Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.