Satin Solitude
Central Waters Brewing Co.

Satin SolitudeSatin Solitude
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Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #1,850
Ranked #18,481
3.85 | pDev: 10.91%
Oct 14, 2023
Feb 19, 2002
A liplickingly creamy stout prized for its drinkability, Satin Solitude is crafted with a mix of specialty malts, from caramel to chocolate to roasted barley, to achieve its deep dark appearance and satin-smooth finish. Best enjoyed by a crackling fire on a long winter's night.
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Rated: 4 by plaid75 from New York

Oct 14, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Jul 11, 2023
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
cream malty stout great beer to enjoy
May 21, 2023
Rated: 3.76 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Jan 29, 2023
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Reviewed by LunchMoney from Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Not as thick, rich and complex as I typically expect, but the ABV is much lower, so that makes sense.
It’s still a really good beer, just a bit different than a typical Imperial Stout. If you want a lower ABV and maybe lower cost, and you can give a little on the complexity and thick richness of an imperial stout, this is a great pick.
Dec 19, 2022
Rated: 4.33 by Miles_Nilges from New York

Nov 03, 2022
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
12oz can

This is a top tier stout, just as full and flavorful as some stuff I've had that were 2-3x the price. A variety of luscious dark malts all the way down. It's simple but effective
Oct 05, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by KrissyKat6 from New York

Jan 30, 2022
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bottle to snifter.

dark black color, small off white head, below average retention.
medium roasted barley,
roasty malt, touch of oak, that's about it. Simple and tasty with a touch of bitterness, but just lacking in any complexity.
porter like body (75%), dry,

Dec 24, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by BLPasch from Michigan

Nov 28, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by BD3 from Wisconsin

Oct 17, 2021
Rated: 3.91 by Curt3 from Ohio

Apr 02, 2021
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Reviewed by jeffoert from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Everything is relative. This beer is not as powerful as the barrel reserve cousins but it has less alcohol (if drinking more beer without getting bombed is a goal) and comes with less cost per bottle. Still has plenty of flavor and color, just not as complex and rich as Central Water's top of the line.
Mar 27, 2021
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Reviewed by tradershmulie from Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Looks fine - decent head, lots of bubbles in the body.

No noticeable smell

Very smooth to drink. Slight dry finish - pleasant.

Overall very drinkable (as the label says). It is nice to have an imperial stout not BA once in a while.
Mar 04, 2021
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Taste: silky dark molasses and dark malts cocoa, and smokey tobacco notes. Woody, molasses malt nose. Dark brown/black, semi clear, with tan head and ringed lace. Full body. Roasted smokey notes would pair well with BBQ, Had many years ago.
Feb 27, 2021
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Reviewed by TedHead from Illinois

4.37/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a standard deep molasses black with a thick tan head that was larger than expected. It smells like sweet chocolate and coffee with hints of roasted hazelnuts and slight hints of toffee and caramel on the finish. The taste has the semi sweet chocolate up front with a slightly acidic coffee bitterness in the middle followed by a slightly dry nuttiness with an almost sweet warming alcoholic finish. It goes down very smooth, but the higher alcohol content is more apparent than I was expecting, but it doesn't detract from the quality of the beer. Overall an awesome imperial stout especially if you're tired of barrel aged ones. It's not so boozy you couldn't have more than one. Overall one of the best imperial stout I've ever had.
Feb 03, 2021
Rated: 3.93 by SierraFlight from Virginia

Dec 24, 2020
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Rated by cmk550 from Wisconsin

4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
pretty good but nothing special stout
Sep 29, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Sep 10, 2020
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Reviewed by MesaDan from Minnesota

3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Re-evaluation…bottle 6/'20: slight clean sweet nose; hue is chestnut with slight amber cast; head is tan and retaining; medium mouthfeel w/ soft carbonation, but still a bit thin, like the barrel aged version; taste has a slight upfront sweetness with a back throat bark bitterness followed by a dry finish. Similar to the barrel aged Brewer's Reserve stout without the oakiness or bourbon taste. Base may be the same. 1st review (~2015)...slight sweet nose and sweet / bitter front palate; the finish keeps you thinking of another taste (3.3).
Jun 04, 2020
Satin Solitude from Central Waters Brewing Co.
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