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Dark Lord De Muerte - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Dark Lord De MuerteDark Lord De Muerte

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BA SCORE
87
very good

103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 18.35%
Wants: 116
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: khumbard on 05-30-2011)
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Treebs

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +8.3%

750 ml orange waxed bottle poured in a FFF mini snifter. 2013 vintage.

A: Pours a viscous, oily black color with a dark tan head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin ring. Some small splotches of lace are left down the glass.

S: Light bourbon with oak. Roasted malts, a little soy with some chocolate and pepper flesh. Minimal heat with some caramel sweetness.

T: Notes of chocolate and bourbon up front with a nice vanilla and oak barrel sweetness cutting through the middle. The chili pepper flesh comes through on the finish with a slight heat to cut down on some of the sweetness imparted by the barrel and the base beer.

M: Thick and oily. Heavy bodied with a medium low carbonation. Sweet with some heat on the finish.

O: Very good and the best De Muerte varation. The chili pepper had a nice flesh and heat to it with out being grassy or vegetal. One of the better beers of the voltron.

09-01-2013 13:26:23 | More by Treebs
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ncaudle

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-19-2013 13:22:54 | More by ncaudle
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Benny3000

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-18-2013 17:52:59 | More by Benny3000
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kif

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-13-2013 20:13:19 | More by kif
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claaark13

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-05-2013 12:25:10 | More by claaark13
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StPaulSuds

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-26-2013 19:15:43 | More by StPaulSuds
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-24-2013 23:29:15 | More by ystazi
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sweemzander

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

07-19-2013 03:49:22 | More by sweemzander
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2013 02:14:50 | More by beernads
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2013 05:44:24 | More by Lare453
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aasher

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-07-2013 00:21:00 | More by aasher
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2013 bottle. #110/417.

Appearance - Black. Back to no head.

Smell - Peppers are quite strong. Chocolate. The peppers are very green.

Taste - Chocolate. Very sweet, but the peppers build. Green peppers. I get a little bit of bourbon and vanilla, but peppers is strongest.

Mouthfeel - Thick and sweet, like the others, but the pepper really cuts the sugar.

Overall - This tastes better than the others. It smells like all peppers, but it's actually pretty enjoyable.

07-02-2013 02:31:03 | More by Alieniloquium
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-17-2013 01:54:02 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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stxSS07

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-04-2013 09:49:32 | More by stxSS07
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

5/5  rDev +29.2%

06-04-2013 06:29:59 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-02-2013 14:28:52 | More by griffeyb
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-01-2013 21:02:25 | More by Gonzoillini
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-01-2013 03:10:44 | More by FUwolfpacker
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-31-2013 16:54:08 | More by Shilt
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Mopps

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-29-2013 19:30:01 | More by Mopps
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

05-22-2013 23:56:09 | More by oldp0rt
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-14-2013 18:33:21 | More by cadaugherty
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Hopbully

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

05-12-2013 05:32:38 | More by Hopbully
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-04-2013 16:51:57 | More by KevinmusPrime
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StoutFest

Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +16%

*2013 Edition 417 bottle release

A: Pours a dark brown almost black color. No head on this one even when poured aggressively or agitated in glass. Less oily lacing than base beer or other variants.

S: Chili dominant nose with notes of spicy vanilla, bourbon, and brown sugar.

T: At first you taste peppers with no heat. Just an earthy vegetable flavor. Next up is dark fruit note flavors from the base beer. Consisting of raisins, figs, and black cherries. The sweetness we all know in Dark Lord kicks in. It's a different kind of sweet. Flavors are of cinnamon gingerbread cookies. Barrel flavor and spice kicks in. Spicy flavors taste like complex mole made from scratch with Mexican chocolate, piloncillo, and sun dried guajillo peppers, with a touch of tamarind. Finishes with a slick spicy kick of bourbon and mild chili.

M: Is slick and medium bodied. Soft carbonation despite being and looking flat.

O: Not as much bourbon or chili heat as one would think. Pretty smooth and drinkable overall for what it is. Less sweet and spicy than Cognac de Muerte. The Cognac had more of a powdered chili sort of flavor than an earthy one. Way better than the 2011 Bourbon de Muerte that got weird as it warmed up. Best of the Muerte series so far. Enjoyed it better than Bourbon or Whiskey Hunah.

05-03-2013 02:26:53 | More by StoutFest
Dark Lord De Muerte from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.