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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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very good

3,720 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,720
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.04%
Wants: 263
Gots: 572 | 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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Photo of amart79
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - opaque dark brown body with a brown tinted head

S - creamy vanilla and malty goodness. Smells like a cake in a glass

T - just like the smell but in your mouth. Smooth, tiny bitter kick, liquid vanilla creme cake. Very sweet but I like it.

M - light carbonation and creamy smooth medium body.

O - I'm sure for some, it's too sweet. As a big fan of milk stouts, I love the sweetness. Cremey sweet goodness on a nice bodied beer.

amart79, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of trolinc
4.5/5  rDev +16%

trolinc, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of taddehaven
5/5  rDev +28.9%

taddehaven, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of Samstronaut
2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

Samstronaut, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of oshbeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

oshbeer, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of ortie
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

ortie, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of robieobie1
4/5  rDev +3.1%

robieobie1, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of sleuthdog
3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a snifter

A: Pours a dark brown to black. Slight head of mocha color after a vigorous pour. Slight lacing is apparent.

S: Smelling vanilla, toffee, burnt brown suger. Some caramel and butterscotch. This smells like a liquid dessert. No apparent hops at all. Alcohol is non existent. Hidden by the overwhelming sweetness.

T: Taste follows the smell...sweet as ever. There is the vanilla, toffee and burnt brown sugar. No alcohol burn. Just very, very sweet.

M: Light carbonation is evident and mouthfeel is fairly thin but sticky. The sweetness seems to stick to my mouth and I continue to taste this well after swallowing.

O: Glad I tried this one but not sure I'd seek it out again. Just too sweet for my liking. What should be expected from a beer named Creme Brûlée. I suggest having at least one other person to share this with because one glass was enough for me.

sleuthdog, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of oldp0rt
4/5  rDev +3.1%

oldp0rt, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of joemcgrath27
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BIG props to my BA in crime Andrenaline for including this in his latest shipment
A - pitch black, a short mocha head after a fairly aggresive pour, some random lacing
S - intense milky chocolate, caramel, marshmallow, light coffee and a hint of booziness, very tantalizing
T - milk chocolate, vanilla cream, caramel, coffee liquor, and a bit of roastiness, it's insane how much it tastes like rich creme brule
M - big body, creamy but not too heavy, thins out as the booze warms the stomach
O - its a liquid desert, this one could creep up on you in a hurry if you're not careful

joemcgrath27, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of jstewart1130
3/5  rDev -22.7%

jstewart1130, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of shelby415
4/5  rDev +3.1%

shelby415, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of BugTownPub
4/5  rDev +3.1%

BugTownPub, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.8/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black. One finger fine medium brown head with good retention and lacing. Delicious crème brulee aroma wafts out of the bottle as this is poured. Dark, sweet malt, brown sugar, vanilla aroma, smells delicious. Very sweet, butterscotch, brown sugar, sweet malt and a hint of coffee with a very light hop kick at the end. Very creamy and full bodied. This is a bit sweet, but absolutely delicious.

LiquidAmber, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of ThinkAgain
4.5/5  rDev +16%

ThinkAgain, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of steamboatbrewer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

steamboatbrewer, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of watsonmd
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

watsonmd, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of jongullotti
2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

jongullotti, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of Tumble
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Tumble, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of Rutager
3.39/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance. Pours a deep, deep brown with a thin, light tan head.

Smell. Huge butterscotch and sweet vanilla custard. Just a hint of roasty malt and booze.

Taste. Sweet butterscotch, a little toasty malt and a bit of sponge toffee.

Mouthfeel. Medium + body with medium-low carbonation.

Overall. Sweet, but not as much as the smell would make you think. Something seems artificial here. Glad I tried it but not my thing.

Rutager, Feb 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

keanlacrosse, Feb 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

hilgart1, Feb 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

LEdubs, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter.

Appearance: The darkest of the dark, basically black with a tan head which comes off maybe 1/2" off the body.

Smell: Really, this awkwardly smells like dessert, hints of vanilla all over....it's still in my nose after setting the glass down. Only reason it's not a five is because it may not appeal to everyone.

Taste: Vanilla, butterscotch, slight slight chocolate with mixed caramel. I want to rate this higher in all honesty I really do, but I haven't fallen in love with it. It is definitely an acquired taste that you might like quickly, but you get tired of it just as quick.

Mouth: Medium carbonation which comes off borderline light.

Overall: Recommend buying, treat yourself after dinner....F' your dessert, this is the real treat. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of marct
4/5  rDev +3.1%

marct, Feb 22, 2012
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,720 ratings.