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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,767 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,767
Reviews: 2,489
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 136
Gots: 385 | 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 damndirtyape:
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damndirtyape

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (best by Dec 14 2016) poured into a snifter.

Appearance: Pitch black, thin tan head, plenty of persistent lacing in strands mostly.

Smell: Tiny bit boozy, grapes + fruity esters upon swirling. Some citrus hops in there as well.

Taste: Strong roasted malts, espresso, strong bitter finish at the end with some pine and citrus. Alcohol notes towards the end of the sip as well, but muted. Very much on the bitter side of flavor, but countered with just enough malt to prevent it from being too much.

Mouthfeel: Thick, a little bit creamy. Nice carbonation.

Overall / Drinkability: While I think this would be best during the winter, it's not a bad beer to have at the end of the day to slowly savor. One is enough though. The alcohol is well hidden but you know its there, just noticeable to tap you on the shoulder and remind you its a strong beer, but not so strong that it knocks you on your ass later. Sip and savor is what this one is - and it gets better as it warms up when the flavors become even more robust. So overall good but I find one is enough.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 23:27:38 | More by damndirtyape
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,767 ratings.