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Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout)Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout)

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87
very good

3,236 Ratings
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Ratings: 3236
Reviews: 1271
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.3%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The brewer suggests a serving temperature of 42 °F for this beer.

(Beer added by: ph2001 on 07-12-2008)
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PerzentRizen

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Acquired from CrazyNelson this beer is a little out there but really delcious. I did enjoy the flavors of this exceptionally unique beer.

Poured into a footed brand glass as an after dinner drink at around 55 degree this beer poured a black/brown with low viscosity (that which is seen in liquor - which was the prevailent look, smell, taste). There was little head retention from the thick 1/2 inch head.

The smell was of deep amarreto and hazzelnut cream with plenty of honey sugar overtones. There is a lot of malty sugar in the smell in this beer.

The taste is much of the same with the flavors. The first taste is sugar, malt, amaretto, heavy cream, and hazzelnut. The flavors are way strong for any everyday beer but perfect for after dinner.

The mouthfeel is thick, chewy, and malty. You wouldn't like this after a workout, or hot weather but you would love this on a cold day or after a big meal.

The drinkability is a tough cookie to crack. I wouldn't like this beer as a drinking beer at any point in my life - no way would this taste good to start any session; but after dinner this really hit the spot. I loved the intense malt, the huge hazzelnut punch, and the massive sugar overload - it's just what I was crazing after the big dinner with friends!

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2009 05:12:43 | More by PerzentRizen
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle was poured into a large snifter.

Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is s pitch black color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Sweet sweet vanilla and cream, butterscotch candy, lactose, caramel, and a little char.

Taste: Tastes like a flan pudding. A little booze, burnt caramel, vanilla, butterscotch, sweetness, and a little chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Creamy silky smooth, full bodied, a little sweet, low to medium carbonation, and like drinking a desert.

Overall: Smells sweet, tastes sweet, and is still sweet. I like it, but the sweetness could be a bit overbearing for most. Still an enjoyable beer though.

Serving type: bottle

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A- pours nearly pitch black with a small light tan head that retains shortly, leaving a thin layer floating on top

S- pure butterscotch, I've never smelled such authentic butterscotch in a beer before. Also notes of coffee, milky lactose, toasted cream, caramel, pure sweetness

T- sweet and malty with notes of lactose, a hint of coffee, brown sugar, charred cream, licorice, the caramel/butterscotch actually comes though on the finish and lingers on the palate long after finishing

M - medium body and carbonation, foamy mouthfeel with a sweet finish

O- it's sweet, but I didn't have any trouble drinking 12oz, loved the aroma, unlike anything I've experienced. Base stout was mostly sweet, the butterscotch aftertaste was what made this one a winner, great beer

Serving type: bottle

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Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,236 ratings.