Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)
BA SCORE
74.1%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 4,601 Ratings
Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The brewer suggests a serving temperature of 42 °F for this beer.

Added by ph2001 on 07-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,981
Reviews:
1,470
Ratings:
4,601
Liked:
3,408
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
17.39%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
404
Gots:
1,100
Trade:
28
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4.54/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured the stout into a snifter glass and an off-white tan colored head did form but quickly retreated to a slight layer along the top. First aroma and most pronounced is the vanilla. If there is any others I'm not getting them. Well, I guess the milk/cream aspect is quite prevalent too. Tastes like a very sweet, vanilla, creme brulee; as it should. The carbonation is quite decent for a stout and the smooth, creamy texture is pleasant as it finishes. Warming from the alcohol is a yes and the alcohol content is hidden considering all you taste is sugar sweetness. In the end, this was a delight to drink though I only could do half the 22oz cause it was so rich. I really enjoyed this stout but the high-level sweetness is probably not for everyone.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color- near black with mahogany hint. Medium head tinted mocha foam.

Aroma- coffee cup with splash of coffee topped off with vanilla liqueur.

Taste- Wow! Starts sweet dominated by vanilla like the first vanilla float, then gets a bit roasty, finishing with a dry lingering hint of hop. This would be a perfect brew to add vanilla ice cream to for desert or make a beer float!

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 7/20/2013.

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Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 74.1% out of 100 with 4,601 ratings
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