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Warlock - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,645 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,645
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 70
Gots: 332 | FT: 17
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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2.25/5  rDev -43.5%

Tasted like I licked a candle. Very artificial spice dominates and sadly there isn't much more this brew offers.

J_Dub, Sunday at 10:57 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

griffey123, Sunday at 09:57 PM
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3.2/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.51/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Boone757, Sunday at 04:34 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

DoubleDare, Sunday at 12:31 PM
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

amvrana, Sunday at 04:55 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

hypnotoad1, Sunday at 02:04 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

TwoForty, Sunday at 01:03 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

s35keith, Sunday at 12:42 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

DuckDodgers, Sunday at 12:02 AM
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4.1/5  rDev +3%

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4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

Colosdog, Saturday at 09:54 PM
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2.56/5  rDev -35.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

inspektor, Saturday at 05:52 PM
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4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

VINCENTT, Saturday at 05:48 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Danielr26, Saturday at 12:52 PM
Photo of Auraan
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured a rich, translucent black body with reddish brown highlights and no real head to speak of. A very nice stout body, but more head would be nice. Scents of pumpkin, rich, buttery pie crust, notes of nutmeg and other pumpkin pie spices and a hint of roast malt, dark chocolate and black coffee faintly in the background. Overall impression is of a pumpkin beer aimed towards the pumpkin pie side of the style, with a slight bit of a stout aroma in the background adding some depth. Rather nice, though the stout character could be a bit more assertive. Flavor begins medium-sweet with notes of pumpkin, buttery pie crust and pumpkin pie spices. This moves into a middle that is medium-dry with notes of buttery pie crust, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices continuing, but mingling nicely with moderate notes of roasted malt, black coffee and cocoa. Finish is medium-dry with notes of roast malt, black coffee and cocoa evident, but with a nice flavor of buttery pie crust, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices providing background flavors. Faint traces of alcohol are present in the middle and finish. Aftertaste is roasted malt and buttery pie crust mingling about equally. Overall impression is of a series of pumpkin pie flavors combined with a nice balance of stout flavors that increase in intensity through the sip. Quite nice and a good change from many other pumpkin beers. Mouthfeel is full bodied, smooth and slick with moderate carbonation. Overall impression is of a good smooth stout that drinks easily. Overall this is the best pumpkin beer I have tried. It combines the basic flavors of Pumking with a very nice stout to create a rich, deep flavor profile that is simply wonderful. This is aided by a wonderfully smooth mouthfeel. The aroma, which is too similar to Pumking, is the only downside of this beer. Otherwise it is an excellent example of what can be done with pumpkin beers.

Auraan, Saturday at 07:58 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

sparx1100, Saturday at 04:32 AM
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3.76/5  rDev -5.5%

dangelop, Saturday at 03:41 AM
Warlock from Southern Tier Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,645 ratings.