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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

3,462 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,462
Reviews: 1,290
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 232
Gots: 473 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-21-2013 21:04:31 | More by RMelyon
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

07-21-2013 13:24:14 | More by Kimbo1318
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Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -42%

07-21-2013 12:28:40 | More by MatthewD4
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Michigan

4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served around 50 degrees in a snifter

A: Typical black as night stout. Not much head forms on this one.

S: Big scent of butterscotch candy dominates the nose. The rest is notes of vanilla, roasted malts, and a whiff of alcohol.

T: Butterscotch, caramel, vanilla, roasted and burnt malts, and a fair bit of warming alcohol.

M: Quite smooth with a decently big body. Alcohol is mouth warming.

O: I can't say I understand the hate on this one. Yes, it has lots of sweet, candy-like flavors, but it is meant to mimic a dessert and it does that. In my opinion it actually has a decent amount of balance because of the big roast presence. A unique must-try I think.

Serving type: bottle

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Alabama

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Wisconsin

3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
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Southern Tier Creme Brûlée

10 oz tapper at Benno's in West Allis, WI. Served chilled...

A) Black to dark brown with a fairly thick mocha head, nearly a finger. Decent retention... No lacing noted...

S) A huge amount of vanilla and caramel. Made me think of drinking a Caramel Macchiato at Starbucks. If that is your thing it is hard not to be impressed by the aroma of this beer. Perhaps too sweet for some, but I really enjoyed it.

T) It is near the nose, with the vanilla and caramel referenced above, but the flavor came off as more artificial to me. It's like we went from Starbucks to some type of coffee mate creamer. The warmer this got, the more prevalent the alcohol content became.

M) It's hard for me to say this wasn't full-bodied. It was pretty thick and fairly smooth. As mentioned above a little alcohol burn as it got warmer.

O) Perhaps not the best choice on an extremely hot and humid day. Thanks to fellow beer advocate ncketchum, for the encouragement to give it a shot. A 10 oz pour was certainly enough. It was quite sweet, but overall pretty enjoyable.

Paired with the Super Nachos...
America!!!! Fuck yeah!!!!

Serving type: on-tap

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Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and some lacing

S-big vanilla, caramel, malt, little toffee

T-lots of vanilla, sweet milk, malt, toffee, little chocolate

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth, alcohol well-integrated, maybe a little thinner than I expected

O-interesting imp stout, but too much vanilla for me, may be better aged with a little bourbon to tone down the vanilla

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 02:45:12 | More by MDDMD
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Illinois

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

Pours black in color with a half finger tan head. On the thicker side.

Nose has HUGE vanilla notes along with big carmel notes that give it a really sweet smell. Very faint chocolate malt that is far overshadowed by the vanilla. Smells like dessert in a glass.

Taste has a Rich toffee, roasted malt that is overlayed with big hints of vanilla. Sweetness is much more mellow In the taste which is a good thing considering it smelled like strait dessert. Some bitterness from hops and roasted flavors from the malt mellow out the otherwise huge ruch sweetness that would be present from the vanilla and lactose sugar. Nice balance and the vanilla stays on the palate with a lasting plesent presence.

Mouthfeel is nice and somewhat thick and coats the mouth enough for vanilla to stay on the palate for a long while after the last sip was take

Serving type: bottle

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Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,462 ratings.