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Warlock - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,430 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,430
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 60
Gots: 259 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins Warlock is brewed to enchant your palate on its own and also to counterpoint our Imperial Ale, Pumking. Make your own black magic by carefully pouring this Imperial Stout into a goblet.

Dark and mysterious, the Blackwater Series is serious about high gravity. Reanimate your senses with Warlock’s huge roasted malt character, moderate carbonation and spicy pumpkin pie aroma.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-19-2013)
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ChimRichels

Wisconsin

4.31/5  rDev +8.3%

A - Black body that has brown edges when held to the light. A rather scant beige head fades to a thin ring relatively quickly

S - Pumpkin is very forward and definitely commands presence in the nose. It's pretty much all I can dig out of the aroma at all. Very autumn-like and warming a la pumpkin pie.

T - Very interesting. Reminds me a LOT of Pumpking in the pumpkin notes, but melded with a rich stout. Reminds me of something like a pumpkin and chocolate flavored cheesecake. Very delicious. A touch of bitterness on the finish.

M - Super smooth and decadent, although I think a beer like this would benefit from lower carbonation.

O - A delicious beer that is very rich. One bomber is plenty, anything beyond that is going to get cloying but that is to be expected with a beer like this. If you like Pumpking and you like stouts, you will love this beer.

10-05-2013 23:48:56 | More by ChimRichels
More User Reviews:
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Ngntjp

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

I hate to leave a review so short and negative, but this particular beer tastes, to me, what guinea pigs smell like. Pumpkin beers are a hard sell for me, but the flavor in this reminds me more of the rat I saw behind the store I work at tonight than of anything pumpkin. Maybe I'm missing something in this one. But, you'd be hard pressed to get me to drink it again unfortunately. Sorry southern tier, I love stouts, the bigger the flavors the better, but this one, just does not at all do it for me. Hard poured into the sink.

08-29-2014 03:24:28 | More by Ngntjp
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oberon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Pours into a goblet a deep cola color with a half finger light beige head that left a broken ring of lace as it settled quickly.Wow the most aromatic pumpkin infused beer I have come across,roasted pumpkin,cardamom,and raw leafy hops stand out most,add vanilla and graham crackers and you have a big complex nose.Flavor of roasted pumpkin and vanilla/spices with some roast,like a pumpkin latte,the raw hops are still playing a big role.What a cool beer,it's a brash pumpkin stout with a real hop profile with alot of malty richness.Top notch.

09-21-2013 22:52:17 | More by oberon
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-18-2013 23:59:51 | More by aszatk01
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

03-20-2014 15:51:07 | More by tectactoe
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-30-2013 23:18:24 | More by OhioBobcat
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npala86

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.6%

02-19-2014 18:29:18 | More by npala86
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Anstuart5


3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

08-18-2014 23:29:03 | More by Anstuart5
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sabitu

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-19-2013 01:10:46 | More by sabitu
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jonny1138

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-21-2014 21:31:32 | More by jonny1138
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lordofthewiens

Maine

4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

In a goblet, this beer was a very dark brown, near black color. There was a minuscule to non-existant tan head.

Sweet chocolate aroma. Some pumpkin. Very subtle spice.

Taste followed form. Milk chocolate and pumpkin. A little allspice.

This was a smooth, not overly spiced beer. I thought the combination of stout and pumpkin went very well, with enough spice, but not too much spice.

10-07-2013 00:01:01 | More by lordofthewiens
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-11-2014 05:22:41 | More by DaftPatrick
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Kappakoosh

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-18-2014 02:18:14 | More by Kappakoosh
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csmartin6

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-22-2013 22:07:28 | More by csmartin6
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warnerry

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

10-15-2013 21:49:15 | More by warnerry
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Afroman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-04-2014 01:29:04 | More by Afroman
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Shagator

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 03:45:39 | More by Shagator
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generallee

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-08-2013 03:03:47 | More by generallee
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-31-2014 04:03:48 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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AndrewPugliese

Connecticut

4.73/5  rDev +18.8%

This was a really interesting beer. An imperial stout brewed with pumpkin puree!!! They recommend you serve it in a goblet, and I was happy to oblige. The beer starts out tasting like a very nice imperial stout and then breaks off into a nice natural pumpkin flavor with a nice kick at the end!

Was happy I found this at my local store, worth the 10$- Looking forward to buying it next year or finding it on tap again!

10-03-2013 00:11:09 | More by AndrewPugliese
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-17-2014 22:40:30 | More by JakerLou
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megamass

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-02-2014 03:15:32 | More by megamass
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mctizzz

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

10-28-2013 23:16:37 | More by mctizzz
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: high carbonation, 3/4 inch head, clear, dark brown in color

Smell: pumpkin spice and graham cracker

Taste: dark chocolate, charred/roasted malt, cream, sugar, and pumpkin spice

Mouthfeel: Sweet with bitter char in the background, medium-heavy body, medium-high carbonation

Overall: Really tasty compliment beer to Pumpking. I do think I like Pumpking better, but this one is a nice combo of char and great pumpkin flavor. Southern Tier does pumpkin well.

10-15-2013 14:52:15 | More by tigg924
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

10-16-2013 05:01:40 | More by reitzbrewing
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Warlock from Southern Tier Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,430 ratings.