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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

170 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-01-2012)
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

stumac, Jul 05, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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!

chinchill, Jul 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Dem3pigs, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

MikalMick, Jun 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Kaleh001, Jun 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

bschinelli, Jun 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I am not going to go overboard with a description.This stout is just OK in my opinion.Most likely will not purchase again.I have had better(Ten Fidy,Stone,Boulevard,Rasputin)and I have had worse(no name to mention)If you do not mind trying new things and have the income to not care then by all means give it a go.Maybe the 2 IPAs I enjoyed before this one ruined the experience for me....but I doubt it.

Rob23, Jun 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

OMsweetOM, Jun 06, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -9.5%

Birmz, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black and a nice tannish head. Exactly as I’d expect from an Imperial Stout.

Smell: A good amount of coffee in the nose.

Taste: I got a lot of coffee in the first taste and then some chocolate sweetness came though. Subtle balance.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied that wish was more full bodied.

Drinkability: Smooth and tasty.

jjh19, May 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.