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Out Of Bounds Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,021 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,021
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 24
Gots: 39 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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C_S

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-29-2014 01:16:56 | More by C_S
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od_sf

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

06-28-2014 03:27:56 | More by od_sf
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-27-2014 20:12:14 | More by sammyg832
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Photchkiss

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

06-27-2014 04:15:52 | More by Photchkiss
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This pours a dark brown/black color with a decent, foamy head. The aroma is filled with cocoa, coffee, and toasted malts. The flavor is well-balanced and smooth. It’s a stout that isn’t too heavy or too light. Smooth malts and cocoa are very evident. This finishes a with a bit of chalky, malt after taste.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 03:53:04 | More by Lemke10
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-24-2014 19:41:14 | More by seanchai
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-14-2014 01:11:00 | More by Woodman70
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-12-2014 22:45:39 | More by largadeer
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-09-2014 20:10:25 | More by erialbill
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-06-2014 04:06:38 | More by tylerstravis
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-06-2014 02:25:33 | More by wrightst
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dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-05-2014 17:19:03 | More by dradair
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djchrismac

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-29-2014 00:06:12 | More by djchrismac
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-27-2014 23:40:23 | More by Latarnik
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schimschim

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-25-2014 16:49:59 | More by schimschim
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DCocco86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-24-2014 01:32:19 | More by DCocco86
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-22-2014 10:26:53 | More by ChrisMyhre
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Giesch

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

05-20-2014 12:54:45 | More by Giesch
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HoppyToday

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-17-2014 20:54:32 | More by HoppyToday
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Lynn

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-13-2014 20:06:33 | More by Lynn
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-11-2014 05:57:49 | More by DaftPatrick
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz brown bottle purchased from Healthy Spirits in San Francisco.

Pours a deep red-black colour, quite clear when held to the light. Head forms a coarse mess of beige froth that leaves tiny, intricate lace. Body is solid without being heavy—it moves around quite smoothly in the glass. Carbonation is fine. Looks good.

Nose is extremely pleasant. Big toasty, nutty sweetness, with overtones of coconut, Nutella and vanilla. Smooth, and extremely potent. Slight popcorn characters come through too, which would be unusual were it not for the darker grounding that just make it become part of the sweetness. Really genuinely excellent stuff.

Taste is much more restrained, but still solid: clean, smooth dark malt with echoes of those aromatic nut characters. Slight liquorice tones and a hint of something slightly medicinal on the mid-palate. The main problem is that it's really quite light towards the back: it makes it feel thin, whereas the nose made it seem like it was going to be smooth, rich and luscious.

Very drinkable overall, and with some really great flavours to it. This could be a genuinely superb brew if it were a bit bigger... I say that, and then remember that perhaps the "bigger" version of this is something like Avery's Mephistopheles Stout. And, yes, that is a beer throbbing with indescribable power. I guess it's no bad thing to be the smaller, wimpier brother to a beer like that.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 00:46:08 | More by lacqueredmouse
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-03-2014 19:49:06 | More by cmwilliq
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-03-2014 14:37:48 | More by craft_shannie
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Berg77

Iowa

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-02-2014 15:54:57 | More by Berg77
Out Of Bounds Stout from Avery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,021 ratings.