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Knightro | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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3.75/5
Very Good
24 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DrMindbender on 06-09-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
24
pDev:
6.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of Alt-malt
3.12/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Beer enjoyed on draft. It pours a dark brown and hold onto a frothy head. Smells quite strongly of roasted malt. The taste accurately captures the Irish stout style but the feel is a bit lighter and crisper than what one expects. This makes for a surprisingly refreshing and drinkable dry stout, though it makes for rather subdued flavor. Notes of roasted malts and cocoa are a bit light and do not linger as long as one would like. Overall a good Irish dry stout which goes down easy but comes up slightly short on flavor and finish.

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Photo of ADTaber
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of craftaholic
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T-34-85
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On Draft

Tight frothy two finger head of nitrogen-based foam

Smell of roasty dark malt

Taste has excellent depth for the style, yet balanced and light enough to be excellently drinkable. Tastes of caramel and cocoa intermixed with the malt base

Feel is a light and smooth body with a nice bite.

Overall: Best irish dry stout I've had. Pleasant surprise. Great flavor with a good feel.

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Photo of VABA
4.5/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On draft (nitro) at the brand new Sierra Nevada facility in Mills River, NC. Inky black with a light tan head. Somewhat sweet, with caramel and cocoa predominating. Thin mouthfeel for a stout - detracts from the overall impression. Quite smooth. OK, but not one of my favorites.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewsed
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbaker67
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Immortale25
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ljoreilly
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VeganUndead
3.42/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xShoWTeKx
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cmoore8241
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sticksroom107
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On nitro tap at the NC taproom.
Excellent creamy and very durable head. The body is not quite as dark as expected but by the finish is clear there's an adequate load of dark roasted malts in this brew.
The body seems a touch light even for style.

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Photo of Tucquan
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2015-06-26 at the Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room in Berkeley on tap

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Photo of tlema1
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Big thick head, nice creamy mouthfeel, nutty and roasted malt taste

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Photo of baklo
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrMindbender
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Knightro from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 24 ratings
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