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Sea Monster Imperial Stout - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,339
Reviews: 437
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 108
Gots: 250 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Sea Monster Imperial Stout explores the darkest reaches of the traditional oatmeal stout. This bold, rich brew first lures you in with roasted coffee notes, then grabs hold with hints of bittersweet chocolate and currant. Backed with a perfect hop balance, you’ll soon discover this is one monster of mythic proportions.

(Beer added by: OlieIPA on 11-28-2008)
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.96/5  rDev -1.5%

2013 bottle, poured into a pint glass

A- pours a nearly opaque jet black color with a small creamy khaki colored head that reduces to a thin film, leaving no lace behind

S- roasted malt aroma gives notes of burnt toast & earthy/herbal coffee, sweet aromas of toffee/dark chocolate kick in mid-palate, dark berries/black currants with a hint of vinous character 3.75

T- sweet up front, with flavors of heavy cream and caramel, also picking up a fruity currant sweetness. Roasty notes kick in with flavors of charcoal, coffee and burnt bread. The finish gives more notes of sweet berry/currant with notes of red wine 4

M- medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation leads to a super creamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish that hides the alcohol very well 4.25

O- nice mix of dark fruit and roasty notes that is incredibly drinkable for 10%, perhaps the age has mellowed it out a bit 4

08-24-2014 23:52:29 | More by Treyliff
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New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,339 ratings.