Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout | Heavy Seas Beer

Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate StoutHeavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout
BA SCORE
78.9%
Liked This Beer
3.97 w/ 950 ratings
Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate StoutHeavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Siren Noire isn’t your father’s chocolate stout. We’ve used almost 3 pounds of Belgian coco nibs per barrel. We’ve aged it for five weeks in bourbon barrels with vanilla beans added. A mix of dark malts gives Siren Noire a well-rounded body that is decidedly chocolatey—but without being extraordinarily sweet. Brewers Gold hops contribute an earthy spiciness, with notes of black current.

Added by oberon on 02-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,353
Reviews:
291
Ratings:
950
Liked:
750
Avg:
3.97/5
pDev:
12.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
76
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 950 |  Reviews: 291
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Slack
4.73/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Deep deep brown and opaque. A quarter inch of head with light brown (moderate) lacing.

Smell is strong malt mixed with a sweet note of chocolate, and more milder notes in bourbon and vanilla. The oak is present as well but only came through (for me) as the beer warmed.

Taste is surprising with bourbon up front and the chocolate and coffee in the middle. Sweetness is intertwined throughout. Am also getting some vanilla mixed with oak and booziness but only as the beer warmed up.

Mouthful is medium to heavy on the thicker side of things with lighter carbonation.

Overall this was an excellent stout with the mix of bourbon and chocolate - they paired exceptionally well in this beer. The sweetness was not overpowering and it is easily drinkable. I am definitely going to try this one again with a cigar.

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4.71/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.69/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

nice chocolatey taste on the tongue and a brownish, thick head. rich tasting... i'd get em again!

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4.68/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This was delicious & thanks to tien @ Mekong for turning me on to this one. Great taste and even better finish. Hint - Pour and let breath at room temp for about 10 minutes before you get absolutely blown away @ your first sip. OMG the smell - they should make car fresheners :) The only reason i don't rate this as perfect is because it gives me a reason not to open the 2 bottles that i was able to find next year to review/score again!

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4.66/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.64/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Heavy Seas - Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 78.9% out of 100 with 950 ratings
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