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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,960 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,960
Reviews: 2,501
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 143
Gots: 449 | FT: 15
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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5/5  rDev +22.9%

hyoung41, Dec 05, 2011
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beerman999999, Nov 23, 2011
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glowsun, Jul 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

Big, bold, beautiful...this is one of the most staggering Imperial Stout's I have ever experienced. These guy know what they're doing and they will give the British a run for their money as far as this style is concerned.

esprit, May 24, 2002
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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birchholz, Dec 11, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

A great stoudt, no doubt. Alcohol content is high, but doesn't dominate the taste at all. This one has everything a stoudt lover looks for.

marble, Nov 09, 2001
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

woodycorn44, Jan 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

Pours black with a semi-thick head. Smells of black malt and dark fruit with a noticeable hop aroma. The taste is huge and complex with a larger hop presence than most Imperial Stouts but it is very well balanced. The finish has a nice hint of espresso.

I can't understand some of the low ratings.

Take it from someone who drinks stouts almost exclusively:
This is a spectacular Imperial Stout - One of the best that I have ever had.

stevegamburg, Feb 21, 2007
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

pgofman, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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tzieser, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

Just happened to see this on the shelf at a local beverage supply outlet. I have always enjoyed the Imperial Stouts out there although there are not many. The first thing I noticed upon popping off the cap was the unbelievable aroma coming from the bottle. If I had to smell this blind folded I would have guessed it was some sort of coffee/chocolate (mocha) style ice cream soda. The beer poured thick and black with a very dark head. The first sip of this brew floored me. It did not taste like I had anticipated. My long description would be a Hopped Chocolate malted coffee espresso deluxe with the essence of roasted almonds served in a chestnut wooden mug!! WOW!! The finish is smooth with a hint of bitterness that disappears very quickly from the tip of your tongue to the back of the throat. Carbonation is perfectly balanced because of the initial hoppyness experienced upon contact. I think this beer would even be enjoyed by those who typically don't drink this style. If you ever see this, try it. I could drink this every day if it wasn't so potent at 9.2% abvr. I Love this one and will try out the remaining four bottles during this years Holiday season. I am sure it will age very well.

beercat11, May 05, 2006
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

cornucopia, Nov 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

richardflyr, Dec 12, 2011
Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,960 ratings.