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Satin Solitude Imperial Stout - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Satin Solitude Imperial StoutSatin Solitude Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

718 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 718
Reviews: 374
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 53
Gots: 57 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-19-2002)
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Ratings: 718 | Reviews: 374 | Display Reviews Only:
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Rborre321

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-06-2014 20:31:39 | More by Rborre321
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-27-2014 17:55:42 | More by GABrew
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 17:02:35 | More by robear
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-23-2014 02:44:02 | More by neckbracesub
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treznor

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-17-2014 02:12:08 | More by treznor
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Alex_Weinard

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-16-2014 04:11:40 | More by Alex_Weinard
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alostplot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-16-2014 00:42:01 | More by alostplot
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-15-2014 02:44:35 | More by Mike
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ackeeper

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-12-2014 19:03:25 | More by ackeeper
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-10-2014 19:52:35 | More by aubzachsyd
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-09-2014 00:30:22 | More by salthemonster
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iabeerbaron

Iowa

3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

REVIEW

STYLE: Imperial Stout

ABV: 7.5%

PURCHASED AT: Johncy’s, North Liberty, IA

POUR: Deep black pour with a medium tan head.

AROMA: Coffee sticks out in this Imperial stout.

TASTE: Coffee, chocolate, and hint of caramel sweetness.

Ratebeer.com rating: 96

Beeradvocate rating: 86

Overall: B

My recommendation: A nice imperial stout to have as an option.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 18:52:51 | More by iabeerbaron
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fenlop54

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-06-2014 17:44:11 | More by fenlop54
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-05-2014 08:36:21 | More by zestar
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is dark as night, with an off white almost beige frothy head.

Smells of licorice, malts, and booze.

Taste is a little bland, overly boozy for the ABV and not enough sweet to match.

Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy, very boozy.

Overall this is a mediocre showing from CW, rather spend my money on their BA stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 13:59:35 | More by larryarms847
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Berg77

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-02-2014 15:44:05 | More by Berg77
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-01-2014 22:22:11 | More by MikeWard
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dazedandconfused

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-28-2014 03:07:57 | More by dazedandconfused
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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into Snifter.

Outstanding dark, rich, black in appearance with two finger, mocha colored, head. Retained!

Smells of dark roasted malts and to the point of almost burnt - but in a good way. Hints of cocoa and caramel/molasses and earthy hops.

Roasted maltiness most pronounced, and the hint of chocolate cocoa. Mouthfeel a little on the thin side, but still very good. I've had thicker, creamier, sweeter stouts, but I really liked the bold roastiness of the darkened malts here. Kind of like a dark, bold, coffee without the sweetness of added cream, sugar and other flavors.

I would definitively buy this again and am looking forward to finding on tap.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 22:09:53 | More by BeerDazed
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elkabong

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-22-2014 21:40:31 | More by elkabong
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-13-2014 23:37:46 | More by SkinniePost
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weonfire

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-11-2014 03:44:22 | More by weonfire
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beerguy23

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-09-2014 01:56:24 | More by beerguy23
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, Julian dated 03514. Poured into an O'so snifter today, 4/6/2014.

App- dark black (illuminates very dark brown) body, one finger offwhite head with fair retention, lots of sticky rings of lacing. Looks very much the part of the stout.

Smell- Rich cocoa, milk chocolate, some roast malt, black coffee, a bit of earth. Very balanced nose. Smells great.

Flavour- Milk chocolate, roast malt, black coffee bitterness. A bit of dark chocolate bitterness, quite a bit of earthiness and a slight bit of umami on the back-end. A bit disjointed compared to the nose but still very smooth and fairly well integrated. A fine flavour profile.

Mouthfeel- This has historically been considered a thin bodied beer, and it is fairly thin bodied but not watery at all. The flavour profile packs enough of a punch to fill in the palate. Feel is somewhat creamy and feels fairly decently carbonated. Earthy bitter finish.

Overall- Solid imperial stout that's a steal at the $7.99/6-pack that I've seen it go for on local shelves. Sure, it's not overwhelmingly roasty or complex or even viscous, but this is still a good beer that's worth buying on its own merits. It's clearly an imperial stout to my palate, although the mouthfeel does suffer from it being a bit thin.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 02:08:07 | More by Stevedore
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d5001986

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-05-2014 02:02:31 | More by d5001986
Satin Solitude Imperial Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 718 ratings.