Sea Monster Imperial Stout | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sea Monster Imperial StoutSea Monster Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Sea Monster Imperial Stout explores the darkest reaches of the traditional oatmeal stout. This bold, rich brew first lures you in with roasted coffee notes, then grabs hold with hints of bittersweet chocolate and currant. Backed with a perfect hop balance, you’ll soon discover this is one monster of mythic proportions.

Added by OlieIPA on 11-28-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,858
Reviews:
514
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
9.77%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black of course. Light penetrates at the edges. Thin layer of khahi head. Not the most ominous of stouts but looks nice.

Aroma is deeply roasted malt. Bitter espresso and hops.

In the taste the deep roast is apparent. Long bitter finish with hops and coffee. Dark fruits also evident but not dominant.

Coating mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation

Nice year round stout offering.

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Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,858 ratings.
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