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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,708 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,708
Reviews: 2,487
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 134
Gots: 371 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-10-2001)
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EvilKeith

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4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 ounce brown bottle. Bottle on November 18, 2005. At the time of this review this bottle was roughly two weeks short of being one year old.

As Storm King poured in to my tumbler it was the color of vanilla extract. In the glass it could easily have passed for black. Suspended yeast granules could be seen in the glass. The head began as a finger of sandstone colored creamy foam. The lace was patchy, but sticky.
The smell brought to mind dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee beans, caramel, charred wood, green grassy hops and peppery alcohol.
The taste was roasted and toasty, sweet caramel, unsweetened cocoa, and espresso. I found it to have a surprisingly hoppy presence and moderate hop bitterness. At the end of the swallow alcohol warms with a pleasantly dry finish.
This was very nicely done, complex contrasting flavors playing off of one another and everything balancing nicely. Not too sweet, not too bitter and the roasted characteristics are reminiscent of a Porter, but do not feel out of place here.
The body was medium-heavy and the carbonation was moderately active. The mouthfeel was creamy and inviting.
Now I have to decide if I should continue cellaring the rest or find it fresh. Decisions, decisions…

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2006 02:02:51 | More by EvilKeith
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,708 ratings.