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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

145 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-01-2012)
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On tap at the brewpub.

Appearance: dark brown-black color; opaque with a very durable tan head that leaves attractive lacing.

Aroma: appealing mix of coffee and baked dark bread.

Flavor: mildly sweet despite a strong coffee presence. High quality coffee component.

Feel: medium-full body with soft, light carbonation. A bit syrupy.

O: a very tasty coffee stout. Improved with warming. Reommended!

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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.