Imperial Stout | Caldera Brewing Company

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Caldera Brewing Company
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by grumpy on 05-31-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Concordia Alehouse in Portland, OR. For the record, this was not billed as the Old Growth on the beer list.

I have a new entry on my very favorite Imperial Stouts list. What a dandy brew!

I've never quaffed a stout quite like this one. Huge chocolate/spice aroma, nice creamy medium-full body with moderate carbonation and little lace left on the pint glass. Fabulous roasty, sweet, chocolate, spice (cinnamon, nutmeg?) taste that just hits the spot. Not particularly hoppy, but an adequate bite from the alcohol, roast barley/black patent/spice. A great balance of flavors that is complex, yet seamless. I really can't quite do this beer justice in a review, so why doesn't everybody go blow all the kegs of this stuff in Oregon and convince Caldera to ramp up the production?

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Imperial Stout from Caldera Brewing Company
4.42 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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