Happy Ending Imperial Stout | SweetWater Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,123 Ratings
Happy Ending Imperial StoutHappy Ending Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
sweetwaterbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rajendra82 on 08-26-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,123
Reviews:
425
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.86%
 
 
Wants:
123
Gots:
256
For Trade:
6
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4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bomber poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a very dark brown, almost black color with a one finger head and light lacing.

S: The hops take center stage on this one. Roasted malts, dark chocolate, and some coffee as well. Much hoppier than most Imperial Stouts.

T: Mostly roasted malts and some nice bitter hops. Nice balance. Hides the alcohol really well.

M: Medium to full bodied with decent carbonation.

O: I really enjoyed this one. It's extremely easy to drink and could be quite dangerous considering the ABV.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.42/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

ST: bottle

It pours silky-smooth out of the bottle, a beautiful lingering tawny brown frothy head. Very impressive looking pour from a bottle.

It is a smooth and very well-balanced beer. Not at all what I was expecting, but in a good way. Nice citrus hoppy upfront, but it mellows out into a smoky sweet dark finish. I taste espresso. It’s nice. Superior, actually.

I picked up a bomber of this stuff a couple weeks ago by happenstance, on a quest for some Ommegang Abbey Ale. I can’t believe I haven’t picked it up before. It’s a very solid brew, and I’ve gone out of my way to stock up over the course of the last two weeks.

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Happy Ending Imperial Stout from SweetWater Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,123 ratings.
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