Narwhal Imperial Stout | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Narwhal Imperial StoutNarwhal Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
92.7%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 5,074 ratings
Narwhal Imperial StoutNarwhal Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,320
Reviews:
942
Ratings:
5,074
Liked:
4,704
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
9.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
335
Gots:
1,452
Trade:
36
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

heavy, but the right balance for a stout. a little more bite than new Holland's dragons milk

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.16/5  rDev 0%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Wasatch
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz. Bottle

Pours a very nice black color, very nice carbonation, with a fizzy tan head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with some chocolate, toffee notes, slightly roasty. The taste is very nice malty, with lots of dark stuff, slight vanilla, some roastyness. Medium body, with a nice bitter finish, ABV hidden pretty well with this one. Overall a very tasty brew, glad to see it here in UT.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.08/5  rDev -1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ZebraCakez
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

A: This pours a deep, dark black color. No light escapes. A small, tan foamy head dissipates quickly.

S: Chocolate and alcohol with a faint fruit undertone.

T: Okay, this is a pretty good stout. I get an immediate dark chocolate taste, maybe a slight coffee touch. A licorice undertone is present, but is subtle, as is a faint alcohol presence that amplifies ever so slightly as the beer warms up a bit..

F: Thick and creamy, as any stout should be.

O: This is not a competitor to the really "Big" stouts, but it is certainly a welcome member to a market saturated with IPA's. It lacks any single defining quality that makes it stand out above the rest, but it is more then worthy of a spot on the shelf.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Narwhal Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 92.7% out of 100 with 5,074 ratings
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