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Anyone had Storm King lately?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by GardenWaters, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. maximumu13

    maximumu13 Aficionado (185) Ohio Aug 31, 2010

    I had a year old storm king, along with a year old dark intrigue recently. The hops did fade considerably but I can't say I really thought either was great.
     
  2. Sesmu

    Sesmu Savant (370) Massachusetts Feb 28, 2007 Verified

    wanted to post this a while ago, but forgot.

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    So Aug 16 is "good" for three years and Sep 6 - for five. I know the liquor store hadn't been sitting on it for two years. It is possible that a distributor had, but I doubt.

    Could it be that Victory used a wrong stamp?
     
  3. I suppose it is possible that an incorrect stamp was applied but I really have no idea.

    Cheers!
     
  4. BB1313

    BB1313 Poobah (1,010) Ohio Jul 16, 2009

    I haven't had it in a couple years. I've always been underwhelmed by it. I know it's considered one of the more hoppy Imperial Stouts, but I never thought it was hoppy at all. The body and flavors really never reminded me of what I look for in a RIS. It wasn't bad though. But like I said, it's been AWHILE. Matter of fact, I'm gonna grab a single this week and re-visit it. It's been too long..
     
  5. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    I saw Victory Hop Devil at my shop with a best enjoyed by date of Aug 2015. That can't be right.