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Sea Monster Imperial Stout - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,361 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,361
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 111
Gots: 257 | FT: 12
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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Photo of Motleydrunk56
2.8/5  rDev -30.3%

Sea Monster is a Imperial Stout and is my second beer i have tried from Ballast Brewing with Sculpin being the first.Poured it into my 20 oz Firestone glass and its very Jet black in color.I gotta tell you this was not one of my Favorite stouts.At 10.0 ABV it is very respectible but the taste just did not get it for me.When you compare this to Stones Imperial Russion Stout it`s not even close.It is truely a very odd flavor.The reason I tried this was because of the rating on Beer Advocate.Just goes to show everyone has different taste buds.Keep on Rockin from the Motley Drunk.

Motleydrunk56, Aug 07, 2014
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Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,361 ratings.