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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,307 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 5,307
Reviews: 2,540
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 168
Gots: 566 | FT: 17
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-10-2001

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Photo of Schimms
4.52/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours dark. If I cleaned the glass, thick tan head.

S: Picking up what the bottle claims: espresso.

T: Espresso with hint of licorice?

F: Nice with light carbonation.

Photo of NoProblem
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mobrado
3.4/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I wanted to like this more than I did. As others are saying, intense roast, very hoppy, aggressive carbonation. The nose was very unappealing with a strange barnyard top note.

Photo of Axlrose
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Outstanding IS! Great value for the price too!

Photo of mn_nuge
3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This stout has more of the heavy roast and acrid elements than I prefer in the style. There was heavy carbonation with this bottle perhaps accentuating the roast, burnt notes.

Photo of Texan78660
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorites. Tons of subtle fruit, coffee, nut favors. I even get a hint of banana, but I like it. Finished with an interesting hop flavor. For me it has a complex and diverse taste.

Photo of amvrana
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilkMan126
3.27/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robotiks
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trizzone52
3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Full and hoppy. Hops come out above the roasty flavors.

Photo of Cycle69
4.53/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Young_John
3.25/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reminded me more of a black IPA than an imperial stout. Being that RIS is my favorite profile, I didn't favor this hoppy deviation. If someone poured me one and told me I was about to drink a black IPA, I might regard it as a very favorable IPA.

Photo of Mtoogs
3.47/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Harvest06
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bikeboy1
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lodisgrisen
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tadoor
3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bootdown21
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bossman20
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of danlib21
3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of martianMan
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CatapultDowntown
3.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jodybrutal
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,307 ratings.