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

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very good

411 Ratings
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 28
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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2.33/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

2011 vintage, 22 oz bomber into a DFH signature glass. Opens with a very loud pop.

A - Pours a jet black body, Two fingers of light mocha foam with some pretty impressive lacing and retention. Stuff just clings on for dear life.

S - Oh no. Ohhhh no. Bittersweet chocolate, plastic, roasted malts, burnt coffee and some vegetal qualities. This is bad, real bad.

T - I'd rather not try this, but I must. Bitter chocolate fades into wet cigarettes, weird red fruits, and an underlying plasticy element. This isn't an infection, its just a beer that probably saw some less than ideal living conditions during its two year stay on the store shelf. I can't finish this. Ugh...mouthfeel is medium and coating and lasts for a long time, which does NOT help.

O - Chock it up to a bottle past its prime, but this is just undrinkable. BA Siren Noire was a bit average but a hell of a bargain. I was hoping that the base beer would be similar. Note to self, buy this beer fresh.

davey101, Mar 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

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3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Three finger tan head with excellent lacing on a jet black body. Aroma of dark chocolate earthy hops, run, oak and hint if espresso. Flavor has lots of dark chocolate, oak, whiskey, hint of roasted malt, earthy hops and burnt caramel. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Full flavored and complex. One if the better brews from this brewery. Well balanced with jus the right amount of chocolate.

kylehay2004, Mar 03, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: black with no light coming through. thin head that sticks around till the end. good amt of carbonation bubbles.

S: roasted malts. Metallic phenols and quite a bit of alcohol. Dark chocolate. Not a very complex bouquet. Could do without such strong alcohol.

T: Wow! A lot sweeter and chocolatier (more like milk chocolate) than I was expecting after the smell. Roasted but not bitter malts. Some alcohol but not nearly what the smell suggested. Good amt of bourbon to it. Not overkill. very well balanced. Seems like there is lactose in it?...

M: Very smooth and thick. The mouthfeel in combination with the taste really make me think I'm having a really strong milk stout. Very light aftertaste.

O: I was disappointed with the smell and worried that I was going to be drinking liquid nickel mixed with alcohol but the taste was great. Would love to have a chance to have it on tap!

Maltmaiden, Feb 14, 2013
Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
85 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.