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:
#6,040
Reviews:
1,470
Ratings:
4,601
Liked:
3,408
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
17.39%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
404
Gots:
1,099
Trade:
28
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4,601 |  Reviews: 1,470
Photo of oso
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Gregwa
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of ScottStache
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of valkyre65
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of danoble1
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of gcole
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Piddmeista
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of khoedhee
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MastaShonuf
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of akang
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Cookierachas
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of mwbrady12
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of M1k3y
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of s_currie
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Barnsley
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of rockrob
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of TrappistJohnMD
3.72/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This pours black with a light tan head that lingers well in the glass.

Smell is butterscotch, maple syrup, vanilla, coffee and a little cake-like. It is much like walking up to a gourmet coffee cart.

Taste is sweet malts, caramel, coffee and vanilla. Medium bitterness in the finish. Extremely rich!

Mouthfeel is full-bodied with light to medium carbonation.

Overall this was good but so incredibly rich that I could never drink more than a small glass.

 461 characters

Photo of Bubbalito
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of brureview
4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer poured a very dark jet black color with less than 1/2 finger head into a snifter.

Wonderfully prominent aroma: butterscotch dominant, chocolate, and coffee.

The mouth feel was moderately carbonated.

The taste was intensely butterscotch candy, vanilla, and finished with slight bitterness and some hoppiness.

Overall, an excellent beer. It is underrated on this site. The aroma and taste stand out- one my favorites from the brewery. The beer has the strength of a strong stout; it's distinctive candy aroma and taste are finished well with a hoppy bitterness.

Excellent for food pairing. I tasted it with chicken, and a salad with vinaigrette.

 657 characters

Photo of RobinLee
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Stout_Combo
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of acevenom
4.72/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a large snifter glass. The beer pours black with thick light tan head and lots of visible carbonation along the side of the glass. Cracking the cap open revealed tons of vanilla in the aroma. That is the case when the beer is smelled and there's some nice dark chocolate and toffee. This is a very vanilla forward stout. The best description for the flavor is dessert in a glass. The vanilla from the aroma is present in the flavor with chocolate, toffee, and coffee like roastiness. As the beer warms up, it almost tastes like a brownie. The body is full with a thick mouthfeel. The carbonation is moderate. This is an excellent beer. Definitely one of a kind.

 673 characters

Photo of Resuin
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.