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

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Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series)

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer is black with a finger-width of tan head. Pretty good retention.

Smell is incredibly creamy. Lots of vanilla. Smells like ice cream. Even from the smell it is clear that this beer is crazily sweet. Pretty one dimensional, and you have to be in the mood for dessert, but the smell is quite nice for what it is.

Taste is similar to the nose. Lots of vanilla, very creamy, very sweet although there is a bit of bitterness surrounding the chocolate flavours that are present. Much like a milkshake with beer. Hard to drink too much of.

Highly carbonated, fairly irritating. Full bodied, the intense sweetness dries the mouth greatly. A little syrupy.

Overall, nice for a little bit, but hard to drink much of this. I certainly won't make it through the whole bottle. Needs to be shared by several people.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Dark black, with very little head

S- Amazing. It smells like a cake. Caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, alcohol. Smells similar to a caramel macchiato or something like that.

T- Sweet. This is the sweetest beer I have ever had by far. I do feel like the roasted malts and coffee are at the forefront, but quickly give way to a caramel, butterscotch taste. Leaves a chocolate and alcohol taste in the mouth.

M- Thick, chewy, full body, very little carbonation. Flavor goes through several transitions in the mouth, and leaves a coffee, alcohol taste in the mouth after swallowed.

O- This was a fascinating beer. I enjoyed it and thought that it worked for what they were trying to do with it. I think that the people who have given this a crazy low rating have not taken into account the style or what they were trying to accomplish with the beer. It is supposed to be sweet. If someone gave me some, i would gladly drink it again, but I just would not pay 9 bucks for something that is more of a novelty than a regular sipper

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Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 4,599 ratings.
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