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Sea Monster Imperial Stout - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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90
outstanding

1,382 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,382
Reviews: 440
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 115
Gots: 258 | 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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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Awesome beer. If more people knew about this, and actually consumed it, it would definitely be a top 50 brew. Unbelievably smooth and well balanced, incredibly drinkable for 10% ABV.

DaveHopSculp, Saturday at 05:38 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

Nose: fruit – prune, raisins, some roast and a hint of chocolate at the attack.
Pours deep, deep brilliant brown, under a 1/2" tan head
A big roast coffee palate up with an initial sweetness front backed by bittersweet chocolate highlighted by creamy smoothness. In the finish there is some hop bitterness hiding behind the roast and bittersweet chocolate. Lingering roast and bittersweet chocolate.
Very creamy, chewy, fine carbonation. Warming.

pat61, Sep 19, 2014
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Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,382 ratings.