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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

164 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 7
Gots: 21 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

In the snifter, no light penetrates this black beer. A huge light mocha head dissipated slowly, and is retained well by the constant bubbling.

Smells of chocolate, coffee, roasted malts. Very traditional.

Taste is almost exactly as the smell, however, I get a strange earthy peat taste that isn't as appealing.

Texture is velvety, with upper medium body feel, very smooth. There is a light carbonation sting on the finish, but it's not detracting.

Something about this flavor doesn't do it for me, all the aspects of the beer are fine, just that one thing(the most important thing) isn't to my liking. It's not bad, but a bit off putting.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Jul 04, 2012
Wreck Alley Imperial Stout from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.