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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,774 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,774
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 tar:
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tar

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4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark black--even when held to light, with a one centimeter thick, frothy, light brown head. The head diminishes to nothing more than a ring around the glass (which leaves behind some lacing on the glass) and a discontinuos skim of bubbles over the top of the beer. A strong smell of coffee and chocolate issues forth from the glass even when held at some distance. An inviting hint of hops also comes forth in the aroma. Tastes quite strongly and very nicely of coffee and espresso like flavors. Chocolate flavors and the bitterness of hops also come through nicely, particularly in the finish. Smooth and full-bodied, this very tasting beer is highly drinkable despite the rather high alcohol content. Overall an excellent beer and one which I will definitely be looking forward to having again.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2004 19:54:01 | More by tar
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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,774 ratings.