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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,794 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,794
Reviews: 2,490
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 139
Gots: 396 | 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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Florida

3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Pours a jet black color with a light brown foamy head. Minimal lacing that dissipates rather quickly.

S: Roasted dark coffee with hints of chocolate.

T: I tasted a decent amount of hops in this one. It has a pretty bitter aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied. Alcohol is well hidden.

O: The hoppiest RIS I have tried so far. A pleasant change from the normal RIS's.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2011 00:43:32 | More by Finatic
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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mrhartounian

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-19-2011 21:22:18 | More by mrhartounian
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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-19-2011 05:11:15 | More by imperialking
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

12-19-2011 04:51:43 | More by duff247
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -2%

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4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

First review here...sort of a preface to my forthcoming Dark Intrigue review. I am olfactararilly challenged, so the nose of beer is lost on me, as noted in my profile.

Poured rather violently from a 12oz bottle into a Dogfish Head signature glass, which happens to be my weapon of choice, in most cases. This pours a midnight black, with a two-tiered head of mocha and khaki. Fairly rapid dissipation with minimal, yet stubborn lacing.

I'd be lying if I gave you any sort of impression of the nose. As you will come to understand, I can't really smell a damn thing.

The flavor is all dark chocolate, black coffee, and piney hops. Perhaps a hint of dark fruit as well, and some licorice as it warms. In many ways both typical and atypical of the style. Sweet, but not cloyingly so. Bitter, yet not overwhelmingly so. Many would rule this a bit hop forward, but the balance works for me.

Overall, honestly, this is my go-to imperial stout. I probably actually like the North Coast Old Rasputin a wee bit more, but SK is cheaper, and it appeals to my inner hophead.

Serving type: bottle

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Maine

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,794 ratings.