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Tenaya Creek Imperial Stout | Tenaya Creek Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.9/5
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81 Ratings
Tenaya Creek Imperial StoutTenaya Creek Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tenaya Creek Brewery
Nevada, United States
tenayacreekbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Greatness will be remembered. This massive black beer with an off-white head is obtained by brewing Pale, Carmel, Chocolate, Roast, Victory and Black Malts! A thick, stick to your tongue body is balanced with a malty sweet finish and bitterness from Magnum Hops. Long live the King.

Added by tonistruth on 12-18-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,081
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
81
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Photo of kojevergas
3.15/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On-draught @ Aces & Ales Tenaya.

Chewy and thick. Flavours of Whoppers, chocolate malt, and dark malt sweetness.

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of 98green
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap. Stellar imperial stout. Looks like a BBA with the thin tan head that hangs around and laces the glass. Smell is a bit of a winelike tang. Taste is all roasty malts and a bit of lacto tang. Feel is solid body, moderate carb. Overall quite good

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Photo of buzzy
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flagmantho
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a tulip. Split with a couple friends while at the brewery.

Appearance: rich black hue with a layer of creamy tan foam. Beautiful.

Smell: super sweet aroma with elements of malt, smoke and licorice. A nice roasty character rounds out the balance; great.

Taste: roasty, sweet and quite licorice-ey. Rich and delicious.

Mouthfeel: huge body; smooth, creamy and fantastic.

Overall: a wonderful imperial stout. Absolutely worth a try.

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Photo of monty79_1997
4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sampled at Boise’s Imperial Stout get together, over 120 bottles to choose from. Going with the flow on this rating. This was one of my contributions to the event.

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Photo of OGdirty
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopstout
4.62/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rather
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of richj1970
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcm75
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mobrado
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeC144
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerZombies1
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldsailor
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of largadeer
3.32/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spinrsx
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Corson
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of MichiganderHB
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of elkinbrown
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of KFBR392
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 11/7/13

Appearance: pours with a medium bodied thickness. Sits black in the glass. Halfback finger of off white head nicely poured on the pour then dissipated to the edges of the glass. No active carbonation in glass while drinking.

Smell: black licorice and mossy hops greet the drinker. Light roasted coffee with some sweeter malt notes. Caramel and molasses round out the back end.

Taste: oak and black licorice mesh well on the front. Toffee, molasses, with a lighter yet still roasted malt body. Hop presence is subtle yet adds a rustic earthiness. The finish is a lingering licorice sweetness.

Mouthfeel: sticky sweetness with subtle roasted malt dryness.

Overall: an excellent imperial stout from Tenaya. Wasn't too impressed with their IPA but this made up for it. Buy a few and sit on them!

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Tenaya Creek Imperial Stout from Tenaya Creek Brewery
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 81 ratings
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