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Abraxas - Perennial Artisan Ales

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740 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 740
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.36%


Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout brewed with Ancho Chiles, Cacao Nibs, Vanilla Beans & Cinnamon Sticks.

2011 - 100 cases
2012 - 200 cases

(Beer added by: jmvecchio1 on 12-16-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 740 | Reviews: 109 | Show All Ratings:
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kustard

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-16-2013 03:42:55 | More by kustard
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-19-2014 14:00:02 | More by utopiajane
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sarge27

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

04-19-2014 08:10:17 | More by sarge27
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HOP_KING

Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is one of my favorite beers, oddly enough only beer that I have dreams about. I simply find myself craving it at the most unusual times and it's unfortunately not a beer I often have.

It's the best stout I've ever had. Beats all of goose's BCBS offerings IMO. Superb tastes the whole way through.

Well done perennial.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 04:13:01 | More by HOP_KING
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ScottP

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-19-2014 00:45:48 | More by ScottP
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

04-18-2014 16:09:24 | More by jbwimer
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-17-2014 21:01:16 | More by joesteinkamp
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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-17-2014 17:40:50 | More by atrocity
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-17-2014 13:46:49 | More by pauljunk
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-16-2014 17:03:11 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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funkyaudio

Illinois

3/5  rDev -31.5%

04-16-2014 02:55:21 | More by funkyaudio
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

04-15-2014 22:52:15 | More by gmendez1122
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Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-15-2014 20:47:36 | More by dxbq48
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Gunch52

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-14-2014 22:02:58 | More by Rochefort10nh
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resistdefy

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Joose33

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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tmarretti

Indiana

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carlmoberg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.7%

04-12-2014 23:47:35 | More by carlmoberg
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d5001986

Wisconsin

4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours very smooth and slowly, just like motor oil. Appears a deep inky black with a finger of caramel-colored head.

S: Slight booziness. Roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, molasses, and just faintly of chili peppers.

T: Damn, the richness smacks you in the face. Pretty sweet, not cloying, but a tad much for my tastes. The first thing I get is lots of cinnamon and vanilla. Next is chili pepper, accompanied by the slight burn. There is a bit of roasted coffee presence as well. All in all, nice, but gets a tad overwhelming, like drinking a sweet cinnamon cookie. It does get better as it warms.

M: Definitely the thickest beer I've ever had. It's like drinking eggnog. Coats the entire mouth and just sticks there. Some might call it 'chewy'. Very smooth and creamy. No carbonation comes through in a beer this heavy. Couldn't ask for more in an Imperial Stout.

O: As I mentioned, it's like drinking a cookie. Quite sweet, which can get overwhelming as you get further into the bottle. Good complexity of flavor, not as much chili pepper as others I've had. Definitely a bottle you want someone to share with. Someday I hope to the opportunity to try the BA version.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 23:43:46 | More by d5001986
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from a generous trader. Bottled 11/2013. Pours incredibly thick pitch black with a big dark brown head. Aroma of massive chocolates, a hint of spicy pepper, and a bit of cinnamon. Really nice. Flavor is super sweet chocolate, light roast, a bit of cinnamon dryness, with a lingering dry cocoa powder and light chile flavor left on the palate. The heat picks up a tad as I sip and the cinnamon definitely comes out as it warms. Thick bodied with low carbonation, but not as thick as I was expecting after watching the pour. Pretty good stuff with both sweet chocolate and bitter roast shining through here. Hoping to find the BA version someday.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 23:07:25 | More by BMMillsy
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Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
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