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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)
BA SCORE
3.91/5
Very Good
4,606 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:
#6,461
Reviews:
1,471
Ratings:
4,606
pDev:
17.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
406
Gots:
1,102
Trade:
28
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4.7/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2011 Bottle poured into a tulip.
A: Brown and Black, decent head but doesn’t last too long.
S: Vanilla, Crème, and Caramel overwhelm while there some coco in the back. Definitely some alcohol that comes out.
T: Syrupy and vanilla flavor and caramel flavor are huge, extremely sweet beer.
M: Vanilla fills the mouth with a sugar like sweetness, and some booze on the end. Very very sweet and flavorfull.
O: Great, not the best beer ever made but a beer like nothing else I’ve had. Sooo sweet. (A)

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle (bottled 7/13/2011) poured into a snifter. Pours a pretty thin dark brown w/ a sliver of tan head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma is - well, unique. Burnt creme? Vanilla, caramel, roasted marshmallow.

Taste is syrupy sweet w/ a dark roastiness in the background. Vanilla extract, burnt marshmallows, egg custard, and condensed sweetened milk that's been left on the stove too long.

Overall, simply not a favorite. It's different, for sure - but not a beer I'll be drinking again. Bottom line, it's too sweet.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a deep cocoa w/little-to-no head. Minimal lacing.

Everything about this beer is sweet. The nose: sweet caramel, vanilla extract, butterscotch.

Taste: Like the nose, it's sweet; cloyingly so. I really couldn't get any beer/malt/stout notes, whatsoever. From an interest standpoint, it lost me after the first 3 sips - after that, I just wanted to finish it and move on.

If this stout was 90% beer/stout flavored and not 90% sweet caramel/vanilla, it could be a totally different ballgame.

Not a re-buy.

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

Looks like I'm the one thousandth reviewer of this brew. I'd seen it around, so I've finally ponied up.

Look wise it's got a half finger thick tan head, which retains decently. The body is jet black and opaque when held up to artificial light.

In the aroma, the vanilla shines through with maybe a bit of coffee.

The taste is of French vanilla coffee, along with some hot cocoa mixed in.

Feels full in body, moderately carbonated, and has a mild warmth in the end.

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Crème Brûlée Imperial Milk Stout (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 4,606 ratings
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