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Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout - Heavy Seas Beer

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83
good

341 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 27
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
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Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 02-20-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-15-2014 04:09:27 | More by JMBSH
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jgran737

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark. Black. Beautiful mocha head.

S: Two smells: chocolate and bourbon.

T: A lot of chocolate up front that lingers for quite a bit. You have to really search for the vanilla and bourbon, but it's there.

M: Oily and thick just how it should be.

O: Pleasantly surprised by this. Not something I'd go out and search for, but it was tasty. I'm glad I picked this up.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 01:44:31 | More by jgran737
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +22%

02-11-2014 02:48:06 | More by Lanstrum
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GaBengal

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-08-2014 23:22:58 | More by GaBengal
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BeeGinner

Rhode Island

4.45/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap in a snifter at Track 84, Warwick RI

A: dark as expected; light lacing

S: Sweet, almost to the point of having me not drink it (not a sweet beer fan)

T: Glad I ignored the nose. Sweet chocolate at first, and Heavy Seas' oak came through, but all subtler than the smell indicated. Slight bitter after taste, but only slight.

M: good carbonation, hit some unexpected parts of the tongue

O: Very drinkable stout. ABV creeps up. Wish it was available more than just on a seasonal basis.,

Serving type: on-tap

02-08-2014 19:09:22 | More by BeeGinner
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Hopscat

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-04-2014 17:58:27 | More by Hopscat
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-03-2014 22:37:06 | More by whatname
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-02-2014 04:26:37 | More by CaptDavyJones
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-01-2014 04:06:02 | More by Proclarush
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-30-2014 23:26:14 | More by Boone757
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DerrickW

Georgia

3/5  rDev -18.7%

01-18-2014 16:05:58 | More by DerrickW
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TigerOwl

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-30-2013 19:17:40 | More by TigerOwl
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours pitch black with a modest mocha head that leaves some splashy lacing

Smell: Chocolate forward with oak and vanilla elements

Taste: A lot of chocolate, up front, with with the oak and vanilla adding another aspect in the middle; the Bourbon is very subtle but blends in nicely in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Enjoyable to drink, nicely balanced but not a mind-blower; on the other hand, it is nice to taste these kind of flavors without a massively high ABV

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 23:35:20 | More by brentk56
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-12-2013 22:26:45 | More by BEERschlitz
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-24-2013 20:34:02 | More by BillRoth
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap 11/20/2013 at Doherty’s Ale House, in Warwick, RI served in a snifter glass.

A: The beer is a deep black color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a huge flavor of milk chocolate that completely dominates. Then a hearty roasted malt character quickly follows. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, slightly filling, strong kick, good representation of style, this is a decent big stout to sip on for a long time.

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2013 16:55:58 | More by TheManiacalOne
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atone315

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-16-2013 22:05:03 | More by atone315
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

10-27-2013 04:30:34 | More by vfgccp
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: dark brown/black as a stout should be. Lacking a creamy head, perhaps due ABV.
S: chocolate malt, with a little roasted nuttiness, almost get a little Reese's PB cup.
T/M: starts with a roast notes tending more towards coffee than chocolate, but more quickly than desired turns a little bitter, maybe even tart. Some cherry notes in that tartness, the chocolate tones are subdued in the background, but present. Alcohol is evident but not overpowering. The taste lingers in a mildly oily coating sense.
O: loved he smell, but it didn't match the taste. If the bitterness were less prevalent, I think I'd rate it close to half a point higher. This seems to be a factor of the alcohol, which didn't work with me on this tasting, but my expectations might have been better set. On the other side, I didn't notice much chocolate in the taste, either.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 03:58:07 | More by cjgiant
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Beermaine

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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duff247

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

10-01-2013 02:05:00 | More by duff247
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-27-2013 02:33:18 | More by fitz284
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DmanGTR

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-12-2013 06:47:29 | More by DmanGTR
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Soto

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

09-06-2013 22:32:29 | More by Soto
Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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