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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,769 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,769
Reviews: 2,489
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 136
Gots: 386 | 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 emerge077:
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emerge077

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, the 1000th review...or does BA stop counting after 999? Guess not.

Well, this hefty stout pours black into a chalice, an inch of dark tan foam rises to the rim of the glass. Head is dense, fairly aromatic notes of hops and roastiness.

Taste is burly, rich burnt malts, bitter baker's chocolate, and dry bitter hops linger in the finish. Alcohol is expertly hidden. Mouthfeel is big, not exactly viscous, but getting there. Coats the palate going down.

I've got a couple more lined up, this is a perfect winter sessioner. 3" of snow in Chicago, and I feel like hibernating with some of this...

'99 vintage courtesy of Steve, thanks man!
Really amazed by how this has held up. Very rich and chocolatey, somewhat mellow but remarkably no signs of age. Still massive, bittersweet chocolate fullness, some tobacco, just sublime. Age this beer!

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2007 00:21:28 | More by emerge077
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,769 ratings.