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Warlock | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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3.99/5
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3,087 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins Warlock is brewed to enchant your palate on its own and also to counterpoint our Imperial Ale, Pumking. Make your own black magic by carefully pouring this Imperial Stout into a goblet.

Dark and mysterious, the Blackwater Series is serious about high gravity. Reanimate your senses with Warlock’s huge roasted malt character, moderate carbonation and spicy pumpkin pie aroma.

Added by MasterSki on 09-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,730
Reviews:
422
Ratings:
3,087
pDev:
13.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 3,087 |  Reviews: 422
Photo of aasher
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Dicers
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black in the glass, with a one finger light brown head with great retention and lacing. Very intriguing aroma of dark toasty malt, pie crust, baked pumpkin, peanut butter nuttiness and hints of pumpkin pie spices. Never smelled anything like it, but it's tempting. Flavor is sweet pumpkin and pie spices, big vanilla, chocolate. Finish is toasted, nearly charred malt and grassy hop bitterness that is not noticeable until the end. Medium bodied with some creaminess. Flavors very reminiscent of Pumking with an emphasis on stout's toasty malt. It's a nice combination. More pumpkin forward than my normal favorite Elysian's Dark of the Moon. DotM is more a stout with pumpkin flavor, this is closer to Pumking with some stout blended in. I like both combinations and will add this to my Autumn regulars. Anyother winner from Southern Tier.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Wasatch
4.62/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Bomber
2016 Vintage

Poured into a goblet a very nice dark brown color, with some very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger light tan head, with also leaves some very nice small islands and some pretty nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with some pretty nice chocolate/toffee notes, vanilla, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinamon. The taste is very nice, malty, chocolate/toffee, pumpkin, nutmeg, vanilla, licorice. Full body, ABV hidden very well, nice little bitter/dry finish. Overall, this is a very tasty brew, definitely hitting the spot today. Recommended!

22 oz. Bomber
DOB: 08/13/15

Pours a very nice dark brown color, very nice carbonation, with a nice small quick/fizzy off-white head, which leaves minimal sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with some nice pumpkin, nutmeg, vanilla, some roastyness. The taste is very very nice, malty, with some really nice pumpkin, nutmeg, spices, vanilla. Medium body, ABV is basically non-existant, with some really nice bitterness in the finish. Overall, this is a very tasty brew, again quite different take on the style. Always nice to drink something from ST.

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of redfox405
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Gavage
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: dark brown in color with a 1/4" head that falls to some surface bubbles.

Smell: roasted tones with some cinnamon and nutmeg spices.

Taste: roasted malts, nutmeg, cinnamon, raisins, moderate bitterness, and some mild alcohol warming are the main flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the end. Long lasting aftertaste.

Overall: a slow sipping beer that I found enjoyable. One is enough in a session, but it is very satisfying.

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3.56/5  rDev -10.8%

Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of ShanePB
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of stevoj
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from my brother. Cracked this open to accompany the change in weather. Perfect! Tons of gingerbread, fall spice, cinnamon and nutmeg, in both aroma and taste. Gentle alcohol warmth to boot. Nice autumn beer, very welcoming.

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4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.05/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured in to snifter.

A - Poured a translucent dark brown colour with a thin layer of dirty white head.

S - A big spice bouquet accompanies a pumpkin aroma up front. Some clove, nutmeg and cinnamon notes are present. The spice profile completely drowns out any stout-like aroama.

T - Spice and pumpkin aromas dominate with cinnamon, clove and nutmeg all present. A slight bitter roast shows up in the finish but the stout profile is barely noticeable.

M - Medium to full body. Light carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Eziel
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Warlock from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 3,087 ratings
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