Standard Crude Imperial Stout | El Segundo Brewing Company

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Standard Crude Imperial StoutStandard Crude Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
El Segundo Brewing Company
California, United States
elsegundobrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GRG1313 on 02-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
9.57%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of mnine
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spycow
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SierraFlight
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamison85
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sazz9
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of detgfrsh
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a motor oil black, as promised, with a thin layer of bubbles. Strong smell of roasted malts. Nice, thick, mouthfeel with a strong coffee flavor and hint of dark berries. Great stout, and I don't really notice the 10.3% alcohol but I'm sure I'll be feeling it in a minute.

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Photo of Vylo
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fatehunter
3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a thin tan head on a black body.
The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, tobacco and a little dark fruit.
The taste is dark chocolate bitter sweetness. Finishes with an nice alcohol heat.
The texture is smooth and thick.
Really nicely done.

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Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smakawhat
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

Creamy and full espresso dark brown head. Standing two fingers tall in the snifter bowl, thick and rich. Settles nicely with a bit of lacing, coating and giving off even an orange like hue. Body color is classic black walnut, just a bit of clarity held up to the light and showing a real nice red dark edge as well. Great looking beer.

Excellent aroma off the pour and first whiff of the nose. Good roast and hints of spicy like chocolate notes, diving somewhere between clove and cinnamon like flavors. A bit of and char like notes as well, with a hint of woody pine like heat and bitterness coming off just a little too. Very inviting for a basic imperial stout. Great job so far.

Palate just sings on first sip. Lush and velvety silky thick body, with a nice thick quality but not sludgy or syrupy flavors. Big roasted char and hitting of coffee dark notes. Finishes with excellent bitter dark cocoa powder flavors, and tops off with a spicy tobacco. A great warm big and thick black licorice flavor just envelopes everywhere after some time. Not even a hint of big booze on this either, drinks so easily well.

What an excellent solid imperial stout these guys make here, and I thought the IPAs were fantastic as it was. Really doing a great job down there I must say.

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Photo of Btip1969
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DeLuxe13
4.17/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Taby
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Paccamacca
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of john0721
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, black with light brown head, nice lacing

Roasty nose with some chocolate.

Roastiness, some chocolate and dark berries in the flavor, with a roasty finish.

Creamy texture.

a very good imperial stout.

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Photo of Buzz3d
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jmasley1
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.76/5  rDev 0%

Photo of T_Hass
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Bartm
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of sillyhed8
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of heatherzbeer
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Standard Crude Imperial Stout from El Segundo Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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