Sea Monster Imperial Stout | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sea Monster Imperial StoutSea Monster Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured a very deep red to pleasant black

S: Minimal but nice coffee/chocolate.

T: very very nice. Coffee, chocolate, sweet but not too much so.

M: this was my least favorite aspect of the beer. A little thin but the tast was so good, I didn't notice until someone else pointed it out.

O: I really liked this beer. Perhaps a little too much alcohol taste but it carries well.

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

On draft at Ballast Point in little Italy.

Served alongside Victory at Sea.

The beer is near black with a small beige cap. Aromas of dark chocolate, bread, roasted malt, hints of coffee. A touch of dark fruit with a rich, robust malt body. Bold and flavorful. While I did prefer Victory at Sea, most notably the addition of vanilla, I rather enjoyed this one. I'd certainly have it again.

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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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