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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,808 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,808
Reviews: 2,492
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 140
Gots: 400 | 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 soulfly967:
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soulfly967

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled October 4, 2005.

Poured nearly black, with some ruby highlights around the edges and a fluffy tan head that left some lacing.

Faint hints of chocolate and light coffee, along with roasted malts and some hops.

Taste was of coffee, bittersweet chcolate, a nice roastiness from the dark malts, vanilla and a mild hoppy finish. The hops lingers on the tongue. The alcohol is very well hidden.

The mouthfeel is mildly carbonated, smooth, with a fairly thick body. A very good balance between the hops and malts.

This is a very drinkable beer. The alcohol is so well hidden. I can drink these all night. A solid stout.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2005 03:40:45 | More by soulfly967
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A - Coffee, Sweet, and malty

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I'm going out and get another one right now.

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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
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