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Satin Solitude Imperial Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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3.84/5
Very Good
1,006 Ratings
Satin Solitude Imperial StoutSatin Solitude Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 02-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,279
Reviews:
414
Ratings:
1,006
pDev:
10.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
123
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 1,006 |  Reviews: 414
Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Helen hand-delivered from WI -- very nice!

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkh895
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbtkd
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Central Waters Satin Solitude Imperial Stout, 7.5% ABV, unknown IBU. Pours medium thickness, dark brown and opaque, two fingers of tan head. Nose is slight chocolate, taste is chocolate, light coffee, slightly bitter close. Malty smoothness, hence the name. With more coffee, this could be the base beer of their BBS, which is one of my favorites. This will go on my favorites list, and I'll have to make a point to seek out more of their beers.

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Photo of tim007007
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akk14
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bnes09
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
3.05/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nsarver2322
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of robgage
3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

There is a lot to like about this brewery.
I've had six of their 37 brews listed. Three were above average and three quite good (Satin Solitude, their Bourbon barrel stout, and Slainte'). Five of the six were dark winter-like ales; which seems to be in the character of the brewery... kind of lonesome, far away from hordes of customers who can appreciate them.
This stout hits the spot for me. Malty. Not too bitter from either the hops or the roasted malts. And it reminds me that I should not pass by their offerings when I seem them on the shelf.

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Photo of RichardARoss
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amalak
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear, dark brown in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, and light smoke. Very light body for the style. Tasty, solid double stout that I would get again.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Awesome dark black pour, over an inch of tan head that has great retention. Aroma was soft, chocolate, not overly roasty, minimal coffee notes.

Taste is dark chocolate, mild coffee bitterness, mouthfeel of smoothness, I get why satin is part of the name they have really smoothed this beer out somehow. Isn't sweet, but has enough of that to provide greater balance. Hides alcohol pretty well. Good stuff.

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Photo of kinggimp
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bubseymour
4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Has an interesting nutty smell. Taste also is nutty. Decent enough but different from the norm.

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Photo of Angerhaus
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.29/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kell50
4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jubie921
4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A well put together Imperial Stout. Unique in some ways in that nothing I overly amped up here. The roastiness gives way to some bakers Chocolate and toasted oats feel. Light smattering of hops but nothing overwhelming. It's an easy sipping big Stout without the feel of being a big stout. Sort of a middle ground between the slick 10%+ options out there and a sessionable choice. Liked the bitterness that came in here with a dry finish - had an Irish dry feel to it.

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Satin Solitude Imperial Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 1,006 ratings
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