Satin Solitude Imperial Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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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:
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Added by Bierman9 on 02-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,001
Reviews:
410
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.88%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
121
For Trade:
5
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of wiscokid920
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into Snifter

A- Dark near black in color with reddish hues. Dense tan two finger with moderate retention that sticks to the glass.

S- Dark roasted malts combed with rich chocolate with vanilla undertones

T- Takes off from where the nose left off. Dark roasty malts with milk chocolate, dark creamy mocha coffee flavors.

M- Thick full bodied and creamy which coats the palate well. Finishes smooth, with some subtle bitterness, smoke, and warming alcohol.

O- This Stout hits the spot on a blustery Wisco Winter night. For an Imperial, it’s not as boozy as other I have had, but it is by all means a delicious take on the style. The alcohol is present, but masked fantastically by the balance of dark roasty malts, chocolate sweetness and dark coffee smokiness

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of nickapalooza86
4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Have had this one a literaly dozens of times, decided it is time for a review...

Pour is very light black/dark brow nice finger of a deep tanish head.

Smell is chocolate, espresso, bakers chocolate

taste is a lot of bakers chocolate up front, a good amount of bitter coffee, really nice bitter chocolate/toffee finish with a nice hop bite to let you know they are there.

Mouthfeel is a medium full, really silky and coats your mouth nicely.... Do not see what everyone else is talking about with thin, it is nice and full to me.

A great beer that I always have around so that when I want a stout I can have a nice accessible option... and at 6.99/6 for a beer like this it is not to be beat.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of BlueShirtMember
4.26/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark, dark brown with a thick tan head
S - Alcohol up front, malty coffee behind that
T - Awesome! Strong roasty malty flavor. There's coffee but it isn't overpowering, and chocolate notes.
M - Soft and satiny like the name suggests

Really impressed with this beer. I had not heard of the brewery before trying it and am glad I picked it up

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.51/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into my 2012 KTG Snifter.

Appeared a dark brown/black color with a one finger light brown head.

Smell was a bit off-putting in my opinion. For an Imperial Stout that isn't THAT high in ABV, the alcohol was very present in the nose. I'm talking like $10 liter of vodka alcohol - not that enticing.

Taste, however, was actually quite good. When I poured it it was quite cold, so I let it warm up. Some chocolate and roasted malts came through with a slight hint of coffee and vanilla. Reminded me a bit of Ipswich Oatmeal Stout. Slight bitterness in the finish.

The mouth feel was decent. A bit oat-mealy (which I like), and despite the smell, the alcohol was well hidden.

Solid stout but there are definitely betters out there.

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Photo of TheSSG
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a huge, dense, tan head that is really persistent (like, becoming annoyingly persistent, haha) and has a surprising amount of resin and lacing. Bright, coffee notes with a similar acidity are in the nose, and hop floral aroma. Black. Starts off with a deep roasted malt, a flash of booze, and then floral hops blend to make a perfect coffee flavor into the finish, with a lingering acidity and floral hop. This is thick and viscous, to boot!

Wow. This is stunning. It is roasty, boozey, and hoppy in such a great balance. Everything you'd want in an imperial stout. The acidity is well controlled here, but I'd like to see just a tad less.
Central waters makes some of my favorite specialty stouts.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Satin Solitude Imperial Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.86 out of 5 based on 1,001 ratings.
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