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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

3,504 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,504
Reviews: 1,293
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 238
Gots: 491 | FT: 27
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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Fetching

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

07-04-2013 04:30:42 | More by Fetching
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obrike

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
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-04-2013 02:43:53 | More by charlesjwinkler
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rcjennings

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-03-2013 20:04:40 | More by rcjennings
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clay23

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-03-2013 19:50:51 | More by clay23
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-03-2013 08:27:20 | More by beernads
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pottergator

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-03-2013 03:55:49 | More by pottergator
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Rogorama

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-02-2013 23:58:37 | More by Rogorama
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littleplus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-02-2013 23:06:52 | More by littleplus
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Leonidas7009

Missouri

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-02-2013 03:29:29 | More by Leonidas7009
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16%

07-02-2013 01:18:43 | More by Gagnonsux
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-02-2013 00:33:32 | More by bcm75
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mrchrisray

New York

4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

my label is different and the alcohol percent is 9.5 but it all sounds the same...22oz bottle poured into snifter, as the label says to do.

black, if held up to a light you can't see through it. small head that is gone quickly but leaves some lacing.

it smells super sweet, for a beer. i now see why it says it could be your dessert not just a pairing w/ dessert. butterscotch and caramel for sure, with hints of vanilla. not as much vanilla as i would expect since it specially mentions being brewed with vanilla on the bottle.

taste great and not as sweet as it smells which is a good thing to me. i can taste more vanilla than i can smell.

it is surprisingly light in the mouth and very smooth, i think i'm picking up some burnt coffee beans...

good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 00:15:32 | More by mrchrisray
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-02-2013 00:02:55 | More by King_KongDCO93
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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-01-2013 22:14:28 | More by Achoo_Bacca
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Adrian-Mociran

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

07-01-2013 14:22:34 | More by Adrian-Mociran
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wiltznucs

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

06-30-2013 23:56:41 | More by wiltznucs
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nabit

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-30-2013 22:54:36 | More by nabit
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RaggaD

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a stout glass

A: Pours a dark black with a finger or so of creamy head that fades quickly leaving little lacing behind

S: Big aroma on this one!! Huge vanilla notes, butterscotch, caramel. Aptly names brew

T: Not as sweet as it smells which was a blessing because I wouldn't have been able to drink it. Real nice actually. The caramel and vanilla hit me right off the bat but seem to fade a little as I
get into it.

M: Very creamy and pleasant. For being 9.6% I was surprised to not really notice the alcohol at all.

O: Enjoyed it, not an everyday beer for sure and not my favorite milk stout but definitely another solid beer from Southern Tier.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 14:10:41 | More by RaggaD
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Jacob007

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-30-2013 13:31:20 | More by Jacob007
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STKPICR0720

Alabama

4.58/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a very sweet, smooth and well balanced brew. I have been waiting on this beer to get here to Alabama. This brew should be paired with a good dessert or just alone after a great meal. This brew is most definitely a panty dropper. Chicks must really love this brew as well. If you can get your hands on this brew you need to stag a few bottles. Most definitely worth it.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 13:17:14 | More by STKPICR0720
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-30-2013 01:57:39 | More by firstlighthiker
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bccocx

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-29-2013 18:33:52 | More by bccocx
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lic217

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-29-2013 04:26:13 | More by lic217
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rdooley

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.7%

06-29-2013 02:31:15 | More by rdooley
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,504 ratings.