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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,716 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,716
Reviews: 2,488
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 134
Gots: 374 | 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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Reviews by MicroBeerMan1980:
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark black and rich. Head is tan with mild retention and decent lacing around the glass.

S: Tons of malt, milk chocolate and notable roasted malts. Oak, vanilla and carobs chips.

T: There are a lot of wonderful black/chocolate roasted malts in this beer. The hops are very well balanced with the malt. There is a slight bite on the palate, but I think a lot of this comes from the dark malts. I'm thinking I should pair this with a 2003 Fonseca Reserva Especial.

M: It's round and slightly palate heavy. However, it's not chalky or over bearing. It's like the first time you turn on the heat for the winter.

D: I'm impressed this beer is on the hand pump in June. I could drink it any time. Yum.

Serving type: cask

07-01-2011 03:07:56 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,716 ratings.