Sierra Nevada Stout | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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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:
Sierra Nevada Stout s a full-bodied American version of the traditional black ale. It is perfectly balanced with big roasted malt flavors and earthy, whole-cone hops.

In 1980, when we were building our fledging brewery, we needed a beer with bold flavors to test the new, hand-built brewhouse. That first brew was a stout rich with roasted malts and earthy, whole-cone American hops. We liked that original stout so much that we've kept it as we've grown. Decades later it still reminds us of that early pioneering spirit.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2000

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark, opaque look with small off-white head that settled quickly with nice ring of foam and floating clumps of foam. Lacing is good.
Smells of roasted grains, coffee and subtle chocolate .
Taste was dark coffee, chocolate and char. up front. Nice mid-palate of bitter hops with coffee and roast grains vying with the hops on the lingering finish.
Mouthfeel is medium toward lighter and creamy with right amount of carbo.
This is a nice stout . Recommend

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a well-balanced, great tasting stout. It's got a great mix of chocolate, toffee, smoke, and malt flavors. The malts are perfect and there's a slight lingering hint of hop bitterness. Great body, slightly chewy, a little dry, and mild on carbonation. Overall a solid beer; tough to beat.

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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 3,411 ratings
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