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Imperial Stout - Silver City Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

60 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%


Brewed by:
Silver City Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-31-2005)
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Reviews by Braz:
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Braz

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at 99 Bottles.
Appearance: Beautiful almost black color with frothy tan head.
Smell: Sweet yet herby aromatics. Sounds strange but almost picked up a little bit of dryer sheet.
Taste: Good balance of bitter and sweet. Some dark chocolate and coffee notes followed up with some milk like sweetness. Roasted quality. Ever so slight metallic aftertaste, think it's hops.
Mouthfeel: Very velvetty. Smooth and creamy. Lightly carbonated.
Overall: Very decent. Solid choice. I like the slightly hoppy aftertaste, it grew on me after a while.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 15:08:29 | More by Braz
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Imperial Stout from Silver City Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.