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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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bens0n

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours an opaque black with some slight ruby tinges around the edges. There is a good amount of creamy off white head that leaves alot of lacing on the glass.

On the nose I can pick up notes of chocolate, roasted coffee and some dark fruits that trail at the end. Not too boozy smelling.

The roasted coffee is definitely there in the flavor, not much chocolate coming out. There tons of roasted goodness that lingers on your tongue after every sip though which I really like. Its on the bitter side for sure. The alcohol isn't overpowering but its still there to remind you that its an imperial stout.

This beer is on the thick side, and has a little more carbonation kick than I really enjoy. Its a decent imperial stout worthy of checking out, but its nothing amazing.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2011 23:08:22 | More by bens0n
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,708 ratings.