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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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87
very good

3,527 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,527
Reviews: 1,293
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.04%
Wants: 239
Gots: 506 | FT: 28
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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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Deep black in color, with a large, sense, and persistent tan head. Thick, scattered lacing adorns the glass walls

Aroma: Profound aroma of vanilla, caramel, butterscotch and coffee, the aroma is so palpable, one can almost taste it.

Taste: Opens with a massive wave of vanilla and caramel, followed by a surge of espresso. Later in the taste, bitter cocoa comes to the fore. Throughout the taste, the vanilla is omnipresent, at first dominating, and then as a pronounced undercurrent. There is a modest hop presence, or perhaps it isn't modest, but is overwhelmed by the vanilla, caramel, and coffee. Nonetheless, its serves as a counterpoint to the sweetness of this beer. Finishes with a lingering herbal bitterness and a sweet vanilla and caramel flavor.
The high alcohol content (9.6% ABV) is superbly concealed.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, and quite full.

Drinkability/notes: Absolutely excellent, a stupendous and over-the-top dessert beer.

Presentation: Packaged in a twenty-two ounce brown glass bomber with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Sourcing: Purchased at Spec's in Austin, Texas in June of 2013, for $9.99 plus tax for a twenty-two ounce bomber.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 21:59:52 | More by Pegasus
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North Carolina

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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1.75/5  rDev -54.9%

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4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

bottle into tulip

appearance: pitch black with 1 finger off white head, minor lacing

smell: butterscotch, vanilla, espresso bean, milk chocolate, lots of sweet sugary smell, maple syrup

taste: very very sweet, lots of butterscotch, milk, caramel and vanilla as nose would suggest, with heavy milk chocolate body. Very smooth, not bitter, the malt backbone is very sweet.

mouthfeel: not too carbonated, thick bodied

overall: Very sweet, good for what it is, couldn't drink this everyday but still damn good. Probably the best "dessert" beer i've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is one bizzare beer. I haven't been this surprised by a beer since I had Saint Arnold Pumkinator last Fall.

Pours a robust black with a very full head...i had to slow pour the last half of the pint glass to not overflow. A big tan head that stuck around for a bit...leaving sugary streaks of lace on my glass.

WTF? The scent! Jesus...this is like a vanilla/butterscotch/chocolate/caramel super-cake! Is this really beer? Who cares! it smells awesome. My teeth are rotting before I've even sipped it....but I kinda like it.

Uber sweet. This is easlily the sweetest beer I have ever had. There is a bit of roasted malts and coffee at the beginning, but this quickly gives way to an insanley sweet caramel, butterscotch taste. There is bittersweet chocolate left on the tongue if you let it sit for a while. Very dry too. Not a lot of carbonation on this one...alcohol is certainly hidden.

Wow... This is a fascinating beer. It's easy to see why it's so polarizing. Not your typical Imp Stout for sure. I really enjoyed it and appreciated the uber-sweetness that other folks seem to be dinging...I mean, c'mon...it's called Creme Brulee for God's sake...it's gonna be sweet! I will be getting this again...even if just to share with folks just to see the look on their faces when they try it.

Excellent job Southern Tier!

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 03:02:34 | More by obrike
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,527 ratings.