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Class V Stout - Kern River Brewing Company

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Class V StoutClass V Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

393 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 393
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 85
Gots: 62 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
River rapids are rated by a numeral system. Class V is the most difficult level rapid that can be negotiated.

This non-traditional beer is an Oatmeal Stout, Milk Stout and an Imperial Stout all in one. With a complex flavor profile ranging from coffee to chocolate, the sweetness is complemented with Chinook and Cascade hops to produce an extraordinary finish. But at 8.5% ABV, don't let the smooth taste fool you; this beer is like the Kern at high water - "Not for the Timid".

(Beer added by: mcallister on 03-01-2007)
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Jimmys

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3.95/5  rDev -3.2%

pours very dark brown. head is frothy and coffee hued.

rich roasty aromas. a decent amount of bitter chocolate. mild vanilla notes that sometimes work their way into stouts.

tastes slick. a dry roast is the dominate flavor of this stout. a little bit of char in there too. acrid roast into the finish. cigar flavor too.

thick coating mouthfeel on a decent sized stout.

not too shabby. good stout. easy drinking for the ABV.

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Class V Stout from Kern River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.