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Out Of Bounds Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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Out Of Bounds StoutOut Of Bounds Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,196 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,196
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 27
Gots: 74 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002

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Ratings: 1,196 | Reviews: 574
Photo of sschultz281
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brocktune
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briancathy
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
3.47/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a malt and coffee aroma
Appearance= black with a very appealing tan head.
Taste- Malt and coffee but the more I have of the beer the less impressed I am with the flavor. It seems "empty" after the beer first hits your taste buds
Palate- A heavy body brew with medium carbonation and has a slightly oily texture.
Overall- An OK stout, I was expecting much more from Avery.

Photo of faulkster4
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

straightforward. pours with almost no head, very very dark. hoppy with very little malt flavor. almost closer to a porter (or black ipa) than a stout. still, a tasty brew.

Photo of Recondopf
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ColdOneKev
4.01/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Black with a nice tan head. Leaves heavy lacing,
S-Tons of cocoa up front, mild roast and coffee. Delicious.
T-Creamy, cocoa, coffee, roasted malts.
M-Thick body, medium carb.
O-I wasn't expecting much from this brew. I don't know why, regardless this is an excellent stout. Worth seeking out.

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffsta1
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is from Avery? They can do better.

Pours a dark root beer color, with a pretty tan head.

Smells has hints of lager - not in bad way though.

Taste of hops, some maltiness. Overall mid flavor, not a lot of depth.

Feels lighter than I want in a stout. Feels closer to a porter.

Not bad, but in world with many better - not again for me.

Photo of Greels
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puboflyons
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on March 16, 2015

Dark brown pour with long lasting tan head and lacing.

Aroma of toasted grain, dark malts, and a bit of coffee.

The body is medium to better than medium.

The taste brings out a coffee, grainy character with an earthy bitter bite at the end.

Photo of trdtercel92
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zp6167a
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leantom
4.01/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got to have this just now. Very good. Here goes:

A: Beautiful. Pitch black with a massive head and great lacing. Can't say more about it, in fact.

S: Lots of dark chocolate, roasted coffee and nuts. Also a hint of caramel. A little too bitter, though

T: Follows the nose ,which is good. Very dark, roasted flavor. Also a hint of caramel, though, that kind of balances the roasted flavors. Good.

F: Little too light and watery, but still OK.

O: Solid beer. Would have again.

Photo of Bogdawg
4.06/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trainingwithkev
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thads324
2.05/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Ill save the other tasting notes as they aren't necessary.
This beer tastes like burnt plastic. Phenolic. It's awful. I've tried it multiple times now, definitely different batches, always the same. Mouthfeel is astringent too.
Please Avery, adjust your mash temperatures.

Photo of capuchinpilates
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Clear, very dark brown, but with a feeble head of brown foam that dissipated quickly, leaving a trace of lacing.

S: Deep, rich aromas of black bread, fruitcake, and dark chocolate, with a hint of coffee in the background.

T: Far less rich or complex than the aroma led me to expect. Toasted (almost burnt) grain is the first flavor, followed by acrid bitterness. In fact, other than a brief appearance of tart fruit and acidic coffee, this one's all bitter, but not in that juicy, hoppy way that a DIPA might provide.

M: Moist and decently carbonated, but not at all thick or chewy, like many stouts.

O: I usually really enjoy the offerings from Avery, but this one just didn't do it for me -- especially not the flavor.

Photo of OKbrew89
3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a stout glass. Black in color with a quickly dissolving head that leaves lacing on the side. Smells like roasted black coffee and subtle roasted barley. Tastes like black coffee with subtle hints of bitter chocolate that works with the coffee taste. It has a medium body with light carbonation. It is thin for a stout, but not so thin that it is watery, with a barely noticeable hop flavor as swallowing. This is something that is probably very good on tap, but just good bottled.

Photo of bmayes1991
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Poupae
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Out Of Bounds Stout from Avery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,196 ratings.