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La Muerta - Freetail Brewing Company

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La MuertaLa Muerta

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BA SCORE
90
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219 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 196
Gots: 75 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 02-17-2009)
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Ratings: 219 | Reviews: 83 | Display Reviews Only:
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SGToliver

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

08-22-2013 17:39:44 | More by SGToliver
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-26-2013 23:15:31 | More by ncaudle
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chippo33

Vermont

1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

07-23-2013 04:21:01 | More by chippo33
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djmichaelk

Florida

3/5  rDev -25.9%

07-15-2013 18:29:31 | More by djmichaelk
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 Vintage

A - Pours near black with a finger of chocolate head; OK retention and decent lacing

S - Tons of smokey aromas, cherry, wood, sweet chocolate malts

T - Smokey, dark fruit with an alcohol burn. Smokey/sweet chocolate medicine type flavors

M - Heavier bodied, smooth with little carbonation, quite sticky

O - tasty... very thick and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 01:48:06 | More by MacQ32
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-16-2013 23:29:15 | More by oldp0rt
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-11-2013 05:09:41 | More by pmarlowe
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exposur3

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-28-2013 20:30:01 | More by exposur3
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unclejazz

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-28-2013 19:47:44 | More by unclejazz
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VaTechHopHead


3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

05-28-2013 16:19:57 | More by VaTechHopHead
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ReyG006

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-27-2013 23:41:17 | More by ReyG006
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BGsWo22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-24-2013 18:22:31 | More by BGsWo22
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-20-2013 14:57:11 | More by blindpiggie
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PaulUH

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-20-2013 01:07:25 | More by PaulUH
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Photekut

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-19-2013 01:47:24 | More by Photekut
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fredmugs

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-29-2013 11:02:06 | More by fredmugs
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Etan

Wisconsin

2.39/5  rDev -41%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

22oz, 2012 vintage. This was a gusher and infected.

A: Pours out an unremarkable black with some brown hues and a large light chocolate head.

S: Unmistakable infection here. Vinegar and barnyard aromas, some light roast and chocolate malt behind.

T: The infection is less apparent in the taste, with just a hint of bacterial character, along with chocolate and coffee roast.

M: Medium-bodied, high carbonation.

O: Infected. Too bad, I was looking forward to trying this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2013 01:36:32 | More by Etan
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-15-2013 02:18:51 | More by atoulouk
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crewfan16

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

poured from a 22 oz bomber into a central waters snifter. thanks again to Channels321 for the beer via trade. 2012 vintage

a- fairly aggressive pour gave me about 2 fingers of thick chocolate milk colored head which took a minute or two to mellow out. beer is black with nice tan lacing on the edges of the glass.

s- smells rich. chocolate, some smoke, roasted malt

t- follows the nose. bittersweet chocolate, just a tad of smokiness, but a tiny bit of hop bite toward the finish. maybe just a tad of dark cherry. chocolate lingers more in the finish. a tad on the sweet side, not terribly complex but a very robust stout

m- really enjoy the feel of this beer. solid carbonation but the richness of it provides some thick chunky quality that i love in my imperial stouts. even though the abv is 10.2%, it is not noticeable. a very nice lingering finish hangs out in my mouth for what seems like forever. might be my favorite part of this beer.

overall, i really enjoyed this beer. a bit on the sweet side, but with just enough smokey quality to balance it out. not as complex as some other imperial stouts, but has a nice thick mouthfeel and long finish that I cant get enough of. Plus, it paired great with some roasted venison steaks that I made for dinner. happy I got the opportunity to try it, sad I dont have the opportunity to have it more often.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 23:27:38 | More by crewfan16
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Dat

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2013 05:28:06 | More by Dat
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-17-2013 06:29:58 | More by Rollzroyce21
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gpawned

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-04-2013 04:53:53 | More by gpawned
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raffy313

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-03-2013 02:09:24 | More by raffy313
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-02-2013 02:18:53 | More by AlexFields
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

02-12-2013 04:28:09 | More by KiMiRaiK
La Muerta from Freetail Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.