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

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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,538 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,538
Reviews: 1,294
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.04%
Wants: 239
Gots: 508 | FT: 29
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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Alkey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-16-2013 23:02:26 | More by Alkey
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petermethot

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-16-2013 11:07:07 | More by petermethot
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Liondiscs

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

08-16-2013 09:42:35 | More by Liondiscs
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16%

08-16-2013 04:58:29 | More by Apathetiq
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heytomcat

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -61.3%

08-16-2013 02:13:12 | More by heytomcat
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njnj2000

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-16-2013 01:59:35 | More by njnj2000
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RKing44

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-16-2013 01:13:59 | More by RKing44
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-16-2013 01:05:25 | More by RyanAU
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Rish907

California

3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was surprised how boozy this one was.. had it a bit cold at first and didnt taste the sweetness at all.. let it warm up for a while, then it changed and became a better beer. Not quite creme brulee and not dessert like. The smell was really sweet however, like Creme Brulee. Has a sort of harsh and bitter finish that lingers on your palate which I didn't expect. Not the best, not the worst. Give it a B/B-. If I want dessert beer, I will stick with Chocolate Rain!!

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 06:16:40 | More by Rish907
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

08-14-2013 23:34:46 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-14-2013 22:15:20 | More by BAsbill
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-14-2013 21:24:09 | More by Hopheadhiker
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snargles

Texas

1.88/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

yikes! very robust beer, packed with flavor, although unfortunately all the flavor tastes very artificial. Vanilla, and butterscotch, butterscotch, butterscotch, also quite bitter at the end. smells like it tastes. I tried to make a butterscotch beer once and just dumped a lot of extract in it, of course I had no idea what I was doing and it was lousy. This beer is VERY similar to that abomination I brewed. can't say much other than it's strictly a love/hate brew. If you want a novelty beer that tastes like really cheap & bitter candy, you'll love it

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 05:23:41 | More by snargles
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-14-2013 04:10:14 | More by ahbithwabm
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talahrama

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-14-2013 04:07:48 | More by talahrama
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twizzard

New York

3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wow, where to start. After reading some pretty harsh reviews I had to give this a try. When I opened the bottle the vanilla sweetness filled the room....Mouth feel was fine...not too syrupy. Definitely a dessert beer. I'll easily finish the bottle but then agin I have a serious sweet tooth....You really should try it once.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 01:24:16 | More by twizzard
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Nferretti89

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-14-2013 00:25:28 | More by Nferretti89
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jealmanzar

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-13-2013 21:03:49 | More by jealmanzar
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Evarigan

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-13-2013 03:31:59 | More by Evarigan
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Kevin73

Washington

2.85/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

If I had to describe Southern Tier's Creme Brulee in one word it would be, awkward. Definitely not to be consumed with a meal, it's far too sweet. I can easily smell its overpowering vanilla scent sitting several feet away from my glass. The flavor is slightly less objectionable. The taste is somewhat more subdued than the smell as it blends with the sharp chocolate/mocha flavors of the roasted malts in the stout. Medium bodied, a bit chewy (good things), but a bit too carbonated for this style I felt. Mouth feel would probably improve on nitro. Overall, not my 'mug of beer'. Southern Tier went for something insane but got something ludicrous instead. It's just a little over the top for my taste.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 03:21:34 | More by Kevin73
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cw577enfield

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-13-2013 02:49:20 | More by cw577enfield
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-12-2013 02:26:52 | More by vikinghorn
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16%

08-12-2013 00:47:21 | More by dlcoblen
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-12-2013 00:47:05 | More by maDUECEgunner
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,538 ratings.