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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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blakesell

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the 22oz bottle into my newly obtained Dogfish Goblet.

Appearance- Beer pours thick and black with a mere finger of creamy off white head with specks of tan intermingled. Lacing clings to the sides of the glass and there appears to be a bit of the good old legs present on the sides as well.

Smell- Wow, simply put, wow, caramelized sugars, pure creme brulee, I don't even catch beer on the initial sniff, or even on the follow up sniff. Just pure desert, I kind of regret that I'm drinking this and not pouring it over ice cream. So sweet with caramel and brown sugar, It may not be up to snuff on style guidelines for a double stout, but for what they claim this to be, it hits the ball out of the park.

Taste- More of that sweet delicious creme brulee, how in the world does Southern tier do it? Burnt roasted malts, no hops to be found, a bit alcoholic and could stand to be scaled down a notch on gravity, but outside of that, a perfect desert beer rivaling even the almighty Young's Double Chocolate, and yet different from it at the same time. Creme brulee, plain and simple, first Chocolat, now this. Amazing Southern Tier.

Mouthfeel- Creamy, rich, sweet, candylike, warming, medium in carbonation, and full bodied.

Drinkability- Amazingly drinkable, but I won't be drinking this in too much of a hurry. This is one to be savored and enjoyed for as long as the resistance to gulp it down holds out. What I wouldn't give to be a fly on the wall during a Southern Tier brew session.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2009 23:29:30 | More by blakesell
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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
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