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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

3,458 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,458
Reviews: 1,290
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 232
Gots: 471 | 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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ceraphin

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-01-2011 01:06:36 | More by ceraphin
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +28.9%

11-30-2011 21:33:19 | More by bluntedboywonder
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-30-2011 19:28:57 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Gurrett

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-30-2011 18:55:05 | More by Gurrett
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-30-2011 14:46:28 | More by Kaydogg
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-30-2011 14:11:56 | More by PaBeerLover
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robboyd

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased a couple bottles of this beer with the intent on using one to bake with and the other to share with my girl. We're sharing one now and I have to say it's rather enjoyable although I can't see myself drinking a whole bottle so I'm glad I'm sharing this one.

It smells as advertised, extremely sweet. Lots of caramel and vanilla. Vanilla extract strong. Some maltiness but the sweet notes overpower everything. I also get some booze and a little chocolate as well.

The taste bakes the nose up. Vanilla, caramel, sugar, and more sugar. Some roastiness on the back end and a little bit of malt as well. I also get some bitter chocolate and a bit more booze on the palate than on the nose. The mouthfeel is heavy, really heavy. It's almost too heavy but it suits the style so I forgive the weight of it.

It's a really interesting beer and one I'm glad to have tried. As I said earlier, I don't think I could drink a whole bomber on my own but this is certainly a beer I'll drink once or twice a year. Once or twice will be it though. I can't wait to eat the brownies my girlfriend is going to make with the other bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 03:26:55 | More by robboyd
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Trancelogix

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.7%

11-29-2011 22:00:51 | More by Trancelogix
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codon2004

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-29-2011 20:10:33 | More by codon2004
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Creme Brulee, 22oz bomber. 2011 bottling split into two wine glasses with the wife.

A: Pours a very dark opaque black, viscous and creamy, with a small ring of mocha colored head and good alcohol legs on the glass.

S: Holy caramel Batman. Lots of sugary sweetness upfront and throughout; caramel, toffee, vanilla, brown sugar, burnt & toasted caramel/sugar, sweet cream.

T: Dark roasted malts show up a little more here but this beer is still all Creme Brulee all the time...toasted sugar, vanilla, and cream. Hints of coffee and hop bitterness arrive on the finish.

There is the slightest of alcohol presence on both the nose and tongue, it actually cuts through the sweetness a little and is a welcome addition to the flavor profile.

MF: Pretty moderate-full body with some sticky viscosity. Carbonation isn't bad either, it definitely helps the beer not seem as syrupy.

O: Good but f-ing sweet. I think splitting this bomber 4 ways is probably best. A sipper and a darn unique beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 14:57:01 | More by Scotchboy
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HungarianCount

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 06:25:39 | More by HungarianCount
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

11-27-2011 21:55:24 | More by JAHMUR
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jnikkel

Indiana

5/5  rDev +28.9%

11-27-2011 14:51:40 | More by jnikkel
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jamesgaither

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-27-2011 13:36:04 | More by jamesgaither
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is chocolate brown, almost black with a finger of tan head that has some retention. There is definitely toffee flavors in the nose. The initial taste is very sweet... almost like creme brulee (call me Captain Obvious); it is followed by some dry roasted hop bitterness that becomes more potent as the beer warms.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2011 08:21:04 | More by 57md
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dav

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-27-2011 06:09:09 | More by dav
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle courtesy of mgbickel, thanks Mike! Pours black with a fast fading tan head. Spotty lacing.

Nose is straight up melted caramel...with a few tablespoons of sugar thrown in just in case it wasnt quite sweet enough! Smells awesome, just like a creme brulee...wow!

Taste is as expected, caramel over the top. Vanilla, sugar and burnt brown sugar rounds things out nicely. It is sweet, but not quite as sweet as I was expecting. I love their Blackwater series and this one is right up there with most of the others. Finish is burnt and a little bitter...lingers a long time. ABV is totally hidden, it is dessert-licious for sure, but I could drink this anytime; including breakfast! Very nice, delicious beverage here.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 23:32:26 | More by twiggamortis420
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-26-2011 18:49:49 | More by Kopfschuss
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homerbunker

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +28.9%

11-26-2011 16:25:02 | More by homerbunker
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Ryan1423

Alaska

3/5  rDev -22.7%

11-26-2011 06:28:34 | More by Ryan1423
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Puterguru

Florida

5/5  rDev +28.9%

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n00blar

Maryland

2/5  rDev -48.5%

11-25-2011 18:29:53 | More by n00blar
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-25-2011 13:09:56 | More by nh2032
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gkangas

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.9%

11-25-2011 04:47:55 | More by gkangas
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pjones36

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-24-2011 23:39:04 | More by pjones36
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,458 ratings.