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Wreck Alley Imperial Stout - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

157 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | 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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Ratings: 157 | Reviews: 37 | Display Reviews Only:
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Birmz

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-29-2014 19:28:36 | More by Birmz
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-24-2014 00:21:20 | More by tastymug
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FitnessForBeer

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-16-2014 06:22:06 | More by FitnessForBeer
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jjh19

California

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%

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.

05-05-2014 18:53:20 | More by jjh19
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hit728

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-30-2014 13:08:17 | More by hit728
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deNerval

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-18-2014 02:36:08 | More by deNerval
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cfitterer

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-17-2014 17:52:56 | More by cfitterer
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kmanjohnson

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-30-2014 02:32:22 | More by kmanjohnson
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BryanCDM

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-30-2014 02:30:35 | More by BryanCDM
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Rubalaca

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-28-2014 00:47:37 | More by Rubalaca
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vma

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-24-2014 06:41:13 | More by vma
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JSuperman

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-13-2014 02:51:41 | More by JSuperman
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thkrb99

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-12-2014 18:20:32 | More by thkrb99
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.74/5  rDev +22.5%

Whoa, killer brew. Just shy of perfect, and those imperfections are just niggles. Little bit boozy, but hey, it's an imp stout... Looks, smells, tastes, fabulous. Complex, yet just a great classic beer of its style. Faultless finish. Can't wait to return to the brewpub in San Diego.

03-12-2014 01:07:27 | More by drpimento
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ThePaleRider

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-10-2014 05:02:13 | More by ThePaleRider
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thebeeler

Arizona

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-01-2014 15:47:58 | More by thebeeler
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Furlinator

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Pours opaque black with a thin khaki head that quickly disappears completely and leaves very faint spots of lace.

Smell is a delicious balance of sweet chocolate, bitter black coffee and dark malt.

Taste is black coffee, dark chocolate and roasted malt.

Texture is on the heavy side of medium bodied with low carbonation.

A solid imperial stout with strong coffee and cocoa flavors.

02-27-2014 03:44:23 | More by Furlinator
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DarkUnity

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-25-2014 04:58:00 | More by DarkUnity
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SouthSider14

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-24-2014 20:05:22 | More by SouthSider14
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TheDrunkenDeer

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-19-2014 03:44:15 | More by TheDrunkenDeer
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sia478

Washington

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

02-13-2014 23:37:49 | More by sia478
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-12-2014 18:55:06 | More by TriageStat
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-12-2014 03:02:53 | More by vfgccp
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Raziel313

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-30-2014 10:54:20 | More by Raziel313
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-30-2014 04:11:45 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
Wreck Alley Imperial Stout from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.