Sea Monster Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) | Ballast Point Brewing Company

BA SCORE
4.06/5
66 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Floydster on 10-21-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,498
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
66
pDev:
11.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Photo of wmartin
3.42/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Purchased 22oz. bottle from grocery store, no sign of a date on the bottle. Found this good, but ordinary. Didn't really grab me like some Imperial Stouts, but maybe I am becoming too jaded from barrel-aged versions of things. Was definitely better when it warmed-up to 50-60F. Good maltiness, with decent balance with hops. Probably too much roasted malt flavor that passes for coffee flavor; would have preferred more complex malt and maybe a sugar of some kind.

Would be interested in trying one of the barrel-aged versions, but not so much that I will seek it out.

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4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jinan
3.48/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Too over the top, ruining a good stout

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4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Sea Monster Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 66 ratings
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