Sierra Nevada Stout | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

3,376 Ratings
Sierra Nevada StoutSierra Nevada Stout

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2000

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of Pjev11
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Sierra Nevada pint glass.

Appearance - very dark, almost black with slight hints of dark brown. Opaque. Tannish head about a finger and a half. Looks like a stout should.

Smell - I don't have the keenest sense of smell, but I detect coffee, maybe dark chocolate.

Taste - Rich, creamy. Chocolate, malty. But also a nice amount of hops. Not too hoppy. Pretty good balance.

Mouthfeel - Excellent. The thing I love about stouts is the dark creaminess. Sierra Nevada's stout doesn't disappoint. I wouldn't call it thick, but there is good body.

Overall - Pretty great overall beer. I've had it several times in the past but only yesterday did I sit down and really pay attention to the details. A top notch representation of an American Stout.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of minterro
3.48/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A&S: mildy hoppy scent and a bit smokey. light brown head that pours less then a finger dissipates to a thin layer but is then retained. The beer appear to be pretty thin when poured. A nice medium black tone to the beer.

T&M: Pretty hoppy upfront. This fades to more smokey malts and floral hoppy tones midway and a bitter finish. You kinda have to look hard for the dark chocolate and coffee tones. I found it complex but not pleasing. Medium to thin bodied and higher amounts of carbonation. Easy to drink due to thin body.

O: not a big fan. I've really liked most of Sierra Nevada's stuff, but I have to say this didn't hit home for me. I liked innovated brewing, but I felt this beer was too hoppy and not nearly as smooth and thick as it should be.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,376 ratings.
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