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Sloth - Belgian-Style Imperial Stout - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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Sloth - Belgian-Style Imperial StoutSloth - Belgian-Style Imperial Stout

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96
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51 Reviews
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Reviews: 51
Hads: 82
Avg: 4.42
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 364
Gots: 7 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States | website

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout | 10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beersabound on 11-03-2007

SLOTH Belgian-style Imperial Stout is deliberately dark as hell. The pour is slow and sluggish. Its head is menacing, becoming torn and tattered Belgian lace on the sides of the glass as you cautiously consume this brew—sip by insidious sip.

The aroma is sweet from heavy malt and big alcohol with notes of vanilla, coconut and whiskey from the oak. The depth & breadth of roasted malt flavors loiters on the palate while the robust finish lingers, well, forever.

20 IBU
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3.73/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

20 IBUs. Sloth is impenetrable to light. The dark brown head with tan tones lazily rests; seemingly not wanting to go anywhere. Wafts of candi sugar, alcohol, roasted malt and dark cherries slowly rise from the glass. The long lasting flavors of alcohol, dark fruit, molasses and chocolate coat my tongue and seem quite comfortable there. Like fleece PJs on a leather couch, the low carbonation and full body relax and sink into my tongue for a good spell. As it unhurriedly rolls in my mouth's confines neither it nor I seem motivated for it to leave. The aftertaste is eternal. This is a sipper for a cold night without much to do.

A noble effort and big beer with some unique flavors. It's a little sweet and rough around the edges right now but I am interested to see how it ages. Wasn't sure what to style to put it in. But I like RIS was more fitting than American Double stout.

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Sloth - Belgian-Style Imperial Stout from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.