Saranac Imperial Stout

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Type: American Double/Imperial Stout
  • Brewed by: Saranac
  • Availability: Seasonal
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  • Region Available: USA
  • Aroma: Malty
  • Aroma Description: Toasted / Roasted / Burnt / Nutty
  • Serve at Temperature: Cold
  • Container: Imperial Pints
  • Website: www.saranac.com
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  • 09.00% 
  • 1067/3686 
Commercial Description

Saranac Imperial Stout is part of our "High Peaks Series," a line of beers that are bigger, more complex and flavorful; beers that are meant to be sipped and savored. Saranac Imperial Stout is brewed with 11 malts to balance a delicious chocolate and coffee roasted flavor with a spicy herbal character of the generous kettle and dry hops.

Beer Style: Imperial Stout
Malt Selections: Chocolate, Roasted Barley, 2 Row
Hop Selections: Columbus, Summit
Color: Deep Reddish Brown
Mouthfeel / Body: Heavy
Food Companions: Hearty Dishes, Steak
Alcohol By Volume: 9.0
Original Gravity: 23
Availability: Seasonal

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  • Sep 27, 2010
    thebadfrogger (95)Rank: Beer AficionadoGroup: Fall beer lovers
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    Pours black with a nice tan head that has great retention and lacing going on.
    Very roasted aroma with notes of dark chocolate and milder coffee. Alcohol and a very slight hop bitterness are noted as well.
    Very roasted malt taste up front with hardly any sweetness. Dark chocolate, coffee and burnt smoky maltiness with a touch of licorice. Bitter hops and alcohol warmth at the finish.
    Mouthfeel is creamy and somewhat slick with a lower amount of carbonation that fits very well. Balanced, balanced and balanced.