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Mercy - Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
85
very good

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 15
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Belgian-style Grand Cru is a full bodied winter warmer. A slightly spicy aroma and flavors of dark fruit and caramel are harmonious with the classic Belgian-style finish. Part of our seasonal series, Mercy is available on tap and in six packs at your favorite Wisconsin craft beer outlet from mid-November through January-ish.

(Beer added by: spointon on 11-30-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

Vukusich, Nov 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

jsash10, Sep 18, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +8.5%

From notes on 11/15/13

Sweet smelling. Banana smell. Medium orange in color. Lots of flavor. Hints of banana with a rich caramel yeast flavor. Really tasty. Slightly expensive at $12 a sixer, but worth it. Buy it before its gone.

kkleu357, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Jd2391, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

CraigTravor, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Ourchestra, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

tgraven, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

SkinniePost, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

dmheinz57, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Mismanagement, Feb 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

Cooper, Feb 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

CWhite, Feb 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

mattmarka1, Jan 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

FeelinSurley, Jan 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

GABrew, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

brewskis4drewski, Dec 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

richkrull, Dec 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

1Nrwyscotch, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Eaglefan344, Dec 07, 2013
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3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured 12oz bottle into chalice.

A - Cinnamon brown and dark amber with almost no head. A few spots of lacing.

S - Belgian yeast, caramel, honey toast. A bit of spice and cinnamon.

T - Belgian yeast, plenty of spice and a hint of cinnamon. Brown sugar, caramel, and honey toast make up the sweetness.

M - Light mouthfeel, not as smooth as I expected.

0 - A decent beer, but nothing spectacular. This is what I would consider a decent holiday beer. Not an spiced up winter warmer.

Ri0, Dec 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

egrace84, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

npendres, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Duff27, Nov 24, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear crimson color with a thin head that quickly settled to a thin film. Moderate amount of spotty lacing is left down the glass. A bit of a letdown looks wise.

Good Belgian aroma. A lot of fruity notes with a distinct vinous quality. Could pass itself off as an actual dark ale from Belgium.

Unfortunately the flavor does not live up to expectations. It is a little heavy on the phenols which distracts from the ester qualities of the yeast. Some dark fruit and caramel notes but finishes a little astringent.

Does not feel anywhere near 9.5% ABV. Feels much lighter than that and is a little harshly carbonated.

Has some good qualities and is almost there, but there is some flaws in the flavor and carbonation. Probably a beer that would benefit from bottle conditioning.

morimech, Nov 24, 2013
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Mercy from Ale Asylum
85 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.