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Grey Monday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,186 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,186
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 1,113
Gots: 380 | FT: 66
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  19.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Halcyondays on 10-18-2011

Grey Monday is a special version of our Black Tuesday imperial stout that has been aged on hazelnuts.
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Photo of HoppySeb
4.99/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bartos
4.92/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Houser
4.53/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beefsquatch
3.58/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

i've had better hazelnut stouts. these guys are always going over the top. bringin' the heat. in a bad way.

Photo of SonnyHenry
4.83/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.35/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a deep brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of black chocolates and hazelnut are pretty interesting with light vanilla notes also noticeable. Taste is a very nice mix of chocolate and hazelnut notes with balanced residual sugar level which is usually not a strong point for the Bruery. Body is full enough with good carbonation and light warming alcohol. I really enjoyed this beer and I was surprised by the fact that it is quite drinkable considering the ABV and the base beer.

Photo of Matthewpakula
4.44/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HawkeyePA
4.82/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rudy
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fiver29
4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.36/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prost76
4.54/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eternal218
4.54/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gcamparone
4.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a large Bruery snifter. 2014 vintage. Acquired in a trade with vitese, thank you sir!

Pours a deep brown, nearly black opaque body with a small light hazlenut head that reduces quickly to leave no lacing or retention.

Allowed to warm for ~30 minutes prior to drinking for maximum flavor and aroma profiles. On the nose comes nice potent vanilla, bourbon, butterscotch, caramel, milk chocolate aromas.

On the tongue comes that big, sticky, syrupy sweetness of the Black Tuesday base, combined with sweet molasses, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, bourbon. The aftertaste is where the hazlenuts shine through, with nutty notes followed by a nice, deep roastyness on the finish. Mouthfeel isn't as thick as you'd expect with low carbonation as expected.

Overall I'd say this is probably my favorite BT variant so far, the complexity is definitely there and the hazlenuts added something to this beer. Definitely a sipper!

Photo of Jeffrey2310
4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ScottP
4.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kingston2
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mizzouguy
4.56/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Billquirk
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Idrankitall
4.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Clownoisseur
3.86/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4.14/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.53/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cannabispinoy
4.19/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Grey Monday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 1,186 ratings.