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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,716 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,716
Reviews: 2,488
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 134
Gots: 374 | 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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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a pint glass

A: It is an obligatory black color with a light brown foam head. I had to push hard for it to manifest but once it started, the bubbles were pretty full. It’s definitely thicker than standard stouts.

S: The aroma carries strong hints of caramel sugar, some licorice and coffee as well as lingering nuttiness, all in great balance.

T/M: It’s softly carbonated with a potent sweet malt flavor. Roasted and chocolate bitterness help balance the residual sweetness. Best of all, the 9.1% alcohol is well disguised. It’s not quite as thick as the pour looked, but it still coats the mouth well. A well balanced, full flavored stout.

TheBeerAlmanac.com

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 00:25:26 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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EmmetD

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 00:08:33 | More by EmmetD
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McLaughlin5350

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-26-2011 23:03:58 | More by McLaughlin5350
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2011 Vintage

The Good - Mouthfeel is top notch with high carbonation and great body. The appearance of this beer is also wonderful. Nice cappuccino colored head which started at about 2 fingers and gave some good lacing. Body is pitch black.

The Average - Smell is burnt roasted malts and slight caramel. Also smells light even though the mouthfeel doesn't match up to this. Taste is of dark chocolate and is bitter.

The Judgment - A decent 6-pack for the price, but would rather spend a couple bucks more for a good 4-pack. Just too many better beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 22:10:02 | More by RuckusDu
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homerbunker

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-26-2011 16:11:55 | More by homerbunker
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gtermi

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer pours a very dark brown, almost black and has a thin light brown head.

S: The beer gets a good amount of roasted malt, a good amount of sweetness, some coffee and chocolate. Also a little bit of alcohol.

T: The roasted malt dominates the taste. It has some coffee tastes and a little bit of alcohol.

M: The beer is pretty smooth with a tiny bit of crispness. It also has a great amount of carbonation.

O: This is one of the best Russian Imperial Stouts out there. It is very tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 05:41:22 | More by gtermi
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11millsown113

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-26-2011 02:03:21 | More by 11millsown113
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jIsh

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2%

11-26-2011 00:08:12 | More by jIsh
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brown2cu

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.5%

11-25-2011 20:54:44 | More by brown2cu
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-25-2011 17:25:03 | More by nmann08
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thedoer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-25-2011 13:40:53 | More by thedoer
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

11-24-2011 04:13:59 | More by nh2032
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doof116

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

11-24-2011 03:55:50 | More by doof116
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-24-2011 03:32:27 | More by iguana1010
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Greywulfken

New York

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Heard about this beer somehow, and finally got around to trying one out.

A: pour is opaque black, thick tan head that fades fast

S: roasts and malts, cocoa

T: demands comparison to North Coast's Old Rasputin, as it has some similarities, but this is a far more bitter beer; less sweet, but still as hearty and tasty. Sharp, earthy, mocha.

M: clean for a stout - soft coat with bitter afternotes; espresso aftertaste

O: really good. Toward the bitter end of the Russian Imperial stout spectrum, and very satisfying.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 01:26:04 | More by Greywulfken
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

11-23-2011 23:08:20 | More by mdillon86
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groetman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

11-23-2011 20:17:34 | More by groetman
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.5%

11-23-2011 19:53:26 | More by brendaniel
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -2%

11-23-2011 14:17:57 | More by Rollzroyce21
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ChuckS

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-23-2011 11:55:22 | More by ChuckS
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pgofman

New York

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-23-2011 04:35:14 | More by pgofman
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beerman999999

New York

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-23-2011 02:46:45 | More by beerman999999
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

11-23-2011 00:29:48 | More by Exiled
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LockeSD

New York

2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

11-22-2011 03:08:46 | More by LockeSD
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jackrodgers77

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-22-2011 01:20:59 | More by jackrodgers77
Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,716 ratings.