Silent Nights | Kane Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.1/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
kanebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American-style Imperial Stout. This is a hopped-up version of a classic Imperial Stout. Starting with Halcyon Pale, a traditional British base malt that adds a toasty, biscuity character to the beer, we add dark roasted and caramel malts for notes of coffee, chocolate, and dark fruits. Generous use of American hops, Simcoe, Chinook and Columbus, add bold but complementary flavors and aromas that bring everything together in a full bodied and richly complex ale for the quiet off season here on the coast.

Added by beenitty on 01-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,661
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
124
pDev:
8.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
20
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 124 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of w5baron
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Samsel83
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.37/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lembeh
4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Raziel313
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of salthemonster
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle shared by Barry the other day, thanks dude.

This one pours a unsurprising deep dark black, with a small head, and basically no lacing.

Smells like roasted malt, some earthy piney hops, and dark chocolate.

I'm not sure if this is the base for A Night to End All Dawns- the name certainly seems to suggest it. But it's definitely a top tier non-BA Imperial Stout. It's got highly roasted malt, and some nice complimentary hop flavor, and a bit of bitter dark chocolate. It's straightforward, but incredibly well constructed.

This is big bodied, full rich and creamy, with a normal level of carbonation.

Awesome stuff.

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Photo of poppollutesminds
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krs0123
3.03/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Innocent enough looking imp, poured a pretty dank black with nice foam head. Unfortunately I'm struck immediately by hops and more hops. Hops up front - no good for me on imp stout.

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Photo of njcraftguy
4.81/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured a dark - almost black color with perfect foamy head. Very nice aroma. This brew blew me away, thick and dark but so easy to drink with many layers of flavor. Possibly the best offering from Kane I've had to date - and that's saying a lot. Great job guys, Cheers

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jebenavid
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtk21351
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WaterFurnace
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johnlatona
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zekeman17
4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thampel09
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of curlybird
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NonicPanic
4.81/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of blassor
3.61/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markgugs
3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Silent Nights from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 124 ratings