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End Of Days - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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very good

251 Ratings
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.96%
Wants: 37
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
End of Days is our tribute to the coming of the end... of the Maya calendar! We’ve aged this milk stout with cacao nibs, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and ancho chilies. The result is a rich chocolaty stout, with just a hint of spice. We hope you’ll enjoy this beer before the End of Days.

The first bottled release clocked in at 6.1%, but subsequent releases will feature a tweaked recipe and ~8.5% ABV.

Batch #2 - 6.1%
Batch #12 - 8.2%

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-23-2012)
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

10-31-2013 03:22:39 | More by schmidtmattsays
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

10-25-2013 23:53:10 | More by jschott75
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Poured into Founders snifter. No batch number listed. Blue wax on cap. From a recent batch.

Bottle foamed everywhere upon opening. This is definitely overcarbed. Reminds me of my first homebrew stout.

Appearance is dark brown, opaque. Entire glass of foam initially. No head after the beer settles.

Aroma is sweet, chocolate, smoke, spice, vanilla.

Taste is sweet, dr pepper, some vanilla, dark cherry, smoke, lingering spice and very mild bitterness.

Mouth feel is on the thin side, over carbonated, sticky

Overall I'm sure other batches of this are better. Hopefully they come out with an imperial version and fix the carbonation issue

10-23-2013 01:35:38 | More by Rimbimhoot
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Skater_Rich

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

10-22-2013 22:41:10 | More by Skater_Rich
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ititani

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13%

10-22-2013 12:07:22 | More by ititani
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

10-18-2013 20:00:24 | More by Canti4341
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

10-17-2013 13:45:18 | More by gueuzedreg
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bismarksays

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +13%

10-15-2013 21:19:59 | More by bismarksays
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grilledsquid

California

1/5  rDev -73.4%

10-06-2013 21:39:51 | More by grilledsquid
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

10-05-2013 20:35:11 | More by scruffwhor
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

10-01-2013 04:55:38 | More by craftbeerasian
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wpqx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-26-2013 04:58:59 | More by wpqx
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-12-2013 21:36:34 | More by beernads
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CityofBals

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-12-2013 03:08:47 | More by CityofBals
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-10-2013 21:31:59 | More by IrishColonial
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-09-2013 01:13:22 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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cnbrown313

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-04-2013 13:53:53 | More by cnbrown313
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jdhowe

California

3.86/5  rDev +2.7%

Reviewed from notes. Batch 29 consumed on 7 August 2013. Thanks to Duffman929 for the bottle!

A: Pours an opaque deep brown with 1/2 finger of mocha-colored head. Head quickly dissipates to nothing. Some light brown color is visible through the edges.

S: Aroma of milk, chocolate, chiles, cocoa, molasses, and dark roasted malts dominate the smell. Very little alcohol is detectable.

T/M: Sipping is smooth up front with chocolate, dark fruits, and a slight roasty bitterness. Chile swells through the sip and after the finish to become quite strong. Mouthfeel is medium -- a little thinner than I'd like, with low carbonation.

O: This is pretty good. The chiles are a little overdone as they are just about every time, and this is far from the most egregious offender in that way. The mouthfeel is a little thin and I wish there was a bit more carbonation. Judging from what I can find quickly online, this likely had a bit over a year on it when I consumed it, but it was doing pretty well.

08-30-2013 23:13:01 | More by jdhowe
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Kaveman

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -40.2%

08-26-2013 02:21:05 | More by Kaveman
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-21-2013 03:48:03 | More by Powderhornphil
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steevbr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-21-2013 01:48:35 | More by steevbr
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planbee

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

08-17-2013 02:37:14 | More by planbee
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Rope

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +8.5%

Appearance-
It has a nice tan head, the color itself though left room for desire as it was a dark brown with some light penetration.

Smell-
This is where it really starts to shine. It starts with a spicy coffee bitter, and mellows out into the vanilla.

Taste-
It follows the nose here, the ancho chilies melds wonderfully with the coffee, and then smooths out from cacao to vanilla. I was hoping to not have to seek out the cinnamon so strongly.

Mouthfeel-
Mellow on the carbonation, but it lends to the smoothness expected with a milk stout.

Overall-
Stouts are one of those flavor giants in beer, and this is a wonderful entry. The Mayan spice theme was well done.

08-16-2013 19:29:50 | More by Rope
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

08-16-2013 02:43:36 | More by steamboatbrewer
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Weas

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

08-15-2013 03:35:46 | More by Weas
End Of Days from Pipeworks Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.