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Warlock - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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89
very good

1,153 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,153
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 42
Gots: 125 | FT: 9
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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Stranger5582

New York

3.49/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark with a nice head, but the head doesn't last.

Smells of pumpkin pie and other assorted, related spices; really can't smell anything else.

Tastes like a dark, creamy, pumpkin pie. Even when breathing through my mouth before flowing the beer into my mouth, my tongue tastes pumpkin -- nearly overpowering. The other flavors present in the beer do not seem to confluence on my tongue.

The mouth feels a bit strange: a swish gives the thicker flavor and hints of cream, but the pumpkin is overpowering. In addition, sour notes appear for such a sweet beer. Indeed, the mouthfeel is almost overly sweet without a swish.

The aftertaste is where this beer really shines. After consuming it, I have the flavors of stout, cream (whipped) and pumpkin pie all swirling on my tongue as if I had just consumed a pumpkin pie with whipped cream and a stout chaser. It is very pleasant and without the tasks involved with obtaining such items.

Overall, the taste is rich but misses the mark for me. It does taste like pumpkin mixed with a cream stout, but it's not fantastic. I don't think I could make a night of this beer. I could make a night of the Créme Brûlée Stout, however, but not this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 02:09:11 | More by Stranger5582
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Warlock from Southern Tier Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,153 ratings.