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Descendant Dark Ale - Mystic Brewery

Descendant Dark AleDescendant Dark Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

108 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 108
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.32%


Brewed by:
Mystic Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mystic Descendant is a strong dry stout made with molasses and Saison yeast for rustic, tavern ale character.

It is meant to be served at warmer/ cellar temperatures as were similar tavern ales in the era before refrigeration.

(Beer added by: BostonBrewins on 10-22-2011)
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Reviews by the Alström Bros:
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml brown corked and caged bottle. Batch #1

LOOK: Not short of head, towering over the top of the glass. Shade or two from opaque ... full on black.

SMELL: Carob, chicory, nougat, faint yeast, toasted dark bread, ripe plums, green peppercorn, herbal, charcoal.

TASTE: Medium body, smooth, over-toasted bread, unsweetened chocolate, muted blueberries, burnt raisins, kiss of fig sugar, mild char, yeast, mellow herbal hop, estery, dry finish.

This beer is starting to grow on my, love the tri-hybrid style going on here. Stout & porter with a Belgian flare. A lot of flavor to take in here, a clear sipper as it ends up being super complex. I definitely will be revisiting this beer / future batches.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 03:01:13 | More by Jason
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Aisha

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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Guess2814

Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think this beer is certainly a good beer. Every time I go to the Mystic Brewery this beer is always brewed the best. It has a nice dark look to it with a bit of a chocolate taste to it. A stout that is just right as far as alcohol percentage. Must try if you like Stout beer. CHEERS!!!

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 21:59:53 | More by Guess2814
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Massachusetts

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Descendant Dark Ale from Mystic Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.