Sea Monster Imperial Stout | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Sea Monster Imperial StoutSea Monster Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.02/5
1,859 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#3,200
Reviews:
514
Ratings:
1,859
pDev:
9.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
169
Gots:
433
Trade:
15
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Not quite black. Beaded head.

S - Chocolatey nose.

T - Bitter burned flavours. Burnt malt. Soy sauce. Metalliic aftertaste, very much like the iron taste you get from blood. Lacks toffee, maple or chocoalte to round out the palate.

M - Not super creamy but at least it's not lightweight.

O - Doesn't particularly do anything wrong but lacks depth. Its decent but unremarkable.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sent to me by Ballast Point itself! Yes, Ballast Point sent me beer after I had outdated Sculpin. This was the last of it, and AWESOME. They sent me 2 six packs of Sculpin and this in bomber form. Amazing beer.

I don't usually like stouts. Loathe Guinness and others that are too heavy for my taste. This was awesome!!

Warm inviting chocolate, coffee tones upon opening.

Taste is SO SMOOTH. Extremely drinkable and tasty. This beer in their line-up doesn't get the publicity of Sculpin, but it is just as great in it's own way. Get some. Do yourself a favor. Great beer.

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Sea Monster Imperial Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 1,859 ratings
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