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Storm King Stout - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,721 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 4,721
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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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

11-29-2011 21:10:18 | More by InspectorBob
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Pluemer2

Maryland

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-29-2011 21:06:14 | More by Pluemer2
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.5%

11-29-2011 02:02:08 | More by RobertColianni
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kdown

California

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-28-2011 04:20:56 | More by kdown
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drh1382

Washington

4/5  rDev -2%

11-28-2011 04:02:05 | More by drh1382
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obrike

Texas

4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought a sixer at San Antonio Specs yesterday for around 12 bucks.

Really like the look...black as black...lovely tan head and great lacing throughout. My glass looks like it was dipped in light brown soap suds.

Dark chocolate up front scent...roasted malt...and maybe some bitter earthy hops as well. Interesting for a RIS, but good.

Taste follows scent...the hops add an interesting flare to this one. Good, but I'm just not sure about the combination for a RIS.

Wow..it's certainly smooth. Super smooth...like velvet baby. Goes down easy, not much booze detection either...a dangerous combo.

I really like this one...still, not quite on par with Old Rasp or BBCS, but close.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 03:59:56 | More by obrike
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anyhoodle

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-28-2011 03:36:36 | More by anyhoodle
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spkissane

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-28-2011 03:21:16 | More by spkissane
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cornucopia

Puerto Rico

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-28-2011 02:48:54 | More by cornucopia
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rudy611

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

11-28-2011 02:25:30 | More by rudy611
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koo10t

Virginia

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-28-2011 02:18:16 | More by koo10t
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rjacobs6

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 23:24:44 | More by rjacobs6
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generallee

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-27-2011 12:52:36 | More by generallee
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 06:30:02 | More by TheBishopco
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TheDarkKnight

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 04:03:56 | More by TheDarkKnight
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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
Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company
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