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Storm King Stout | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Emerging from the deepest shades of darkness, a rolling crescendo of flavors burst forth from this robust stout. The thundering, hoppy appeal of Storm King subsides into the mellow subtleties of roasted malt, exhibiting an espresso-like depth of character in its finish. An exquisite blend of imported malts and whole flower American hops merge harmoniously in this complex ale. Discover the dark intrigue of Storm King, as it reveals the rich, substantial flavors that it holds within.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,699
Reviews:
2,657
Ratings:
5,956
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
225
Gots:
931
Trade:
12
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It's been over two years since I first tried this beer, about the same time that I started trying craft beers. I'm not too sure how much I liked it back then, but wow, I love this beer now.

Appearance-Dark black with a 2 finger tan head, lacing subsides quickly.

Smell-Extremely Hoppy, Malt, Chocolate, Expresso with some citrus.

Taste-Lots of flavors going on. I can taste the chocolate and the citrus from beginning to end, with a slightly bitter finish, that stays around for a bit leaving you wanting more.

Mouthfeel-Alcohol is definitely present, very hoppy suprise.

Overall-This is a very hard beer to rate. Is it a Stout or DIPA? To me i'm not sure, I've had better RIPs before. Either way, don't think too much into it, great beer. drink up and enjoy.

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

Tried this one at the Stone World Bistro and Gardens, served in a 12 oz bottle with a goblet.
It was brought to me colder than it really should have been served, so I had to let it warm some.

App: Black and dark, 1/2" head, tan/caramel color, light lacing, esp for a RIS

Aroma: Roasted malt, coffee, slight hint of alcohol

Mouth: Med heavy body and sits full on the tongue

Taste: Good! Nice roasted coffee flavor but no real alcohol flavor that you get from many RIS.

I think if this beer were served warmer, the flavors would be far more pronounced, esp the alochol and chocolate, which I really like in a RIS.

It was good though and I'll definitely buy it again!

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Storm King Stout from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 5,956 ratings
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