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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,770 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,770
Reviews: 2,489
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 136
Gots: 387 | 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 barczar:
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barczar

Kentucky

3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep brown, opaque, with a frothy cappuccino head that slowly dissipates, leaving sticky lacing.

Malted milk balls, toasted malt, and coffee form the initial aroma. There's a hint of dark fruit and floral hop character.

Coffee and roast malt dominate the flavor profile, which finishes bitter and charred. Underpinnings of chocolate and raspberry offer respite. Bitterness is dominant and lingering.

Body is fairly thick, with minimal carbonation and moderate alcohol warmth. There's quite an astringent finish.

The astringent and bitterness really kill this for me. Perhaps, with age, it would mellow a bit.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 09:12:14 | More by barczar
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,770 ratings.