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Sea Monster Imperial Stout - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sea Monster Imperial StoutSea Monster Imperial Stout

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1,291 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,291
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 104
Gots: 226 | FT: 9
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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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-24-2011 02:07:08 | More by mdillon86
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan frothy head that stayed around for a while. There's also a lot of lacing left on the glass. The brew smells like coffee, dark fruit, roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate and a bit of vanilla. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like roasted/burnt malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee and some dark fruit. Even though there is some sweetness noticeable, it's mostly roasty and bitter tasting. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's slick and coating with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good overall brew, I'd try this again in the future.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 23:31:21 | More by bluejacket74
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-22-2011 21:59:18 | More by waiting4lunch
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LockeSD

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-22-2011 02:56:39 | More by LockeSD
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-21-2011 17:58:36 | More by Exiled
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-21-2011 17:51:29 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-21-2011 14:30:32 | More by Rollzroyce21
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Rckmo10

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-21-2011 02:38:04 | More by Rckmo10
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-21-2011 02:30:18 | More by PEIhop
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

11-20-2011 19:41:04 | More by DoctorB2B
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Rizalini

Nevada

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-20-2011 16:43:03 | More by Rizalini
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wolfeman007

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-19-2011 02:56:16 | More by wolfeman007
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tbeq00

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-18-2011 01:38:46 | More by tbeq00
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ineva

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-17-2011 23:27:22 | More by ineva
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-16-2011 12:56:21 | More by FreshmanPour77
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BierBliss

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-16-2011 02:34:18 | More by BierBliss
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codynevels

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

11-16-2011 00:57:48 | More by codynevels
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kpacedo

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-16-2011 00:51:45 | More by kpacedo
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danwho

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-15-2011 22:29:51 | More by danwho
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 17:14:39 | More by nmann08
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richbrew

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

11-15-2011 13:50:46 | More by richbrew
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eerbayman

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-15-2011 10:30:52 | More by eerbayman
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patm1986

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-15-2011 06:34:26 | More by patm1986
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hyuga

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-15-2011 05:55:59 | More by hyuga
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-15-2011 04:27:18 | More by Jspriest
Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,291 ratings.