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Mercy - Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
85
very good

110 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 14
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: spointon on 11-30-2008)
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Reviews by Yojimbo1941:
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Yojimbo1941

Wisconsin

4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Rochefort goblet.

A- Light brown with red highlights and a thin, wispy head.

S- Brown sugar, tangerine, clove, dark honey, plum, light cereal, malt, golden raisins

T- Malt, dark fruit, raisins, dates, the wife thinks there's a Moroccan taste to it (not sure what that means), little bit of wheat

M- Heavy, lingers on the tongue, not much bitterness at all followed by an ever so slight alcohol burn - just enough to let you know that it's beer.

D- At 9.5% it's heavy enough to be a sipper but nowhere near the all day for one bottle drinking session that is The Beast.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2010 02:00:15 | More by Yojimbo1941
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Mercy from Ale Asylum
85 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.