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

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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 28
Gots: 22 | 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%

craft_shannie, Mar 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

JohnParadee, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

MattXT, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

cdtoffers, Feb 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

JMBSH, Feb 15, 2014
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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.

jgran737, Feb 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Lanstrum, Feb 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

GaBengal, Feb 08, 2014
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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.,

BeeGinner, Feb 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Hopscat, Feb 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

whatname, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

CaptDavyJones, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Proclarush, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Boone757, Jan 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

DerrickW, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TigerOwl, Dec 30, 2013
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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

brentk56, Dec 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

BEERschlitz, Dec 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

BillRoth, Nov 24, 2013
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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.

TheManiacalOne, Nov 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

atone315, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

vfgccp, Oct 27, 2013
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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.

cjgiant, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Stinger80OH, Oct 25, 2013
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Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
83 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.