Satin Solitude Imperial Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

Satin Solitude Imperial StoutSatin Solitude Imperial Stout
1,003 Ratings
Satin Solitude Imperial StoutSatin Solitude Imperial Stout

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

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

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

Photo of doughanson78
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks to storminspank for this one.

A: Super dark brown, not quite black. Still no light gets through. One finger tan head with good retention and lacing.

S: Very big roasted aroma. Coffee comes in secondly to the roast. Also a decent amount of chocolate. A slight milk aroma also.

T: Chocolate upfront. A touch of coffee. Then huge roasted malts dominate. A bit of milk stout flavors come through also.

M: Full body. Higher carbonation. Creamy and smooth.

O: A good Imperial Stout. More like a high alcohol milk stout in my opinion. The roastiness is good but just a tad much.

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Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.59/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a 16oz Tulip Glass

Appearance - Straight Black a slight brown tinge near the top. Head is about 1 finger in width which quickly vasnishes and surprisingly, the head is not as brown as most Imperial Stouts

Smell - Very Roasted Malty smell dominates upfront with some hints of Cocoa, Coffee and Toffee, but for the most part it's the roasted malt smell that dominates.

Taste - Roasted Malts are very strong (almost too strong) and there is a dark chocolate and slight coffee flavor on the back of the palette along with an almost undetectable toffee flavor. Towards the end, it takes on more of a sweet chocolate flavor. Aftertaste is roasted malts and chocolate-coffee flavored, and is pretty far from dry.

Mouthfeel - Pretty healthy thick bodied stout with some fairly strong carbonation. While it adds some flavor to the beer like it should, it comes off as being more intense than it ought to be

Overall - It's an okay Imperial Stout, but this could've been alot better, especially since the Roasted Malts gave the beer a bland flavor seeing it was the most powerful taste. It's certainly not bad, but I think this is an okay stout at best.

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Photo of ChadQuest
3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is light black with some browning around the edges. not super opaque.
The aroma is dominated by roasted malt notes throughout, light coffee with cream about pegs this one.
The flavors are indeed a very well attenuated dry roasted malt flavor, dry cacao beans ground and thrown in, some light vanilla. I was a bit surprised this was 7.5%, i would have thought closer to 9 or so.
The body is smooth and creamy but finishes dry.

A solid beer, i plan to pick up a whole pack for when i just want to go grab a good stout.

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4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a very very dark brown with lots of head that is a creamy off-white, slightly brown color. Leaves lots of lacing as you drink.
S-Strong aromas of chcolate and coffee along with a fairly obvious scent of sweet caramel malt and some alcohol.
T-Strong chcolate and roasted malt flavor with a good caramel malt sweetness to balance the roasty bitterness. Fairly strong alcohol.
M-Strong alcohol, moderate carbonation, slightly sticky with a fairly dry finish.
Overall, a very good stout. Great flavor profile of roasted malt, chcolate and caramel malt sweetness. It seems more alcoholic than the 7.5% rating indicates but even so it's still just a very nicely balanced stout.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: dark brown black with a 1 finger mocha head

smell: chocolate, coffee, roast, barley, malts,

taste: chocolate, coffee, sweet,

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium to full body,

overall: a nice imperial stout. has some similarities to a milk / oatmeal stout. easy to drink with good flavor. Glad I got to try this beer.


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Satin Solitude Imperial Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 1,003 ratings
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