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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

1,007 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,007
Reviews: 548
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 23
Gots: 32 | 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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cates1tg

Michigan

5/5  rDev +33%

11-28-2011 20:13:50 | More by cates1tg
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Brunite

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Big, espresso roast-colored head which softens to a pillow. Loads of lacing as it settles and lowers as I drink. Deep black color with ruby edges.

Aroma: There's a roasted malt smell here along with a bit of hops.

Taste: Best part. Roasted flavors followed by a big hop blast balancing out at the end. Sweet chocolate...bittersweet...a touch of coffee...malts...each sip wants a follow-up. A bit dry and lingering but nice.

Mouthfeel: Creamy....smooth...decent carbonation.

Overall: Blows away the competition. No need to ever have the import biggies with this around. This is NOT watered down roasted malt beer. This is great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 20:02:14 | More by Brunite
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-28-2011 15:45:00 | More by akinsja
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minterro

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A & S: roasty malts, sweet tones, and a slight nuttiness. The head doesn’t pour so thick but it’s retained really well throughout the drink. The beer is black but not jet black (some specks of brown leaking through) Good speck of lacing, along with some bigger clumps closer to the liquid.

T & M: not a super complex but pretty much what you would ask for in this beer: roasty malts, bits of coffee tones, smokey, but no sweetness in the taste unlike in the nose. woody and mildly bitter in the finish. The style is suppose to be lighter, but this beer is definitely full bodied. The carbonation is higher then most stouts but I believe that’s what they were aiming for. Mouthfeel is my favorite part of this beer its smooth, but its still semi crisp and even a bit on the refreshing side. easy to drink.

O: It was weird I felt like this beer was better on the colder side, when it warmed it seemed to become less smooth which is usually the opposite case. I was surprised by this beer, I was thinking it was going to be much lighter and less rich but its very strong and powerful for the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 19:33:19 | More by minterro
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joelBfrasier

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-25-2011 16:14:11 | More by joelBfrasier
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-24-2011 20:14:07 | More by deapokid
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.22/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance : poured into a dfh snifter. Dark as night with a sensuous mocha cream swirl of a head.
Smell: lightly roasted coffee. Some sweetness nicely balances the roughness of the coffee.
Taste: Wow, this is better than expected. Perfectly balanced. Complex enough to be interesting and so drinkable.
Overall: this'll become a mainstay assuming decent availability. Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 00:56:58 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-24-2011 00:26:28 | More by djrn2
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beerman999999

New York

5/5  rDev +33%

11-23-2011 02:11:51 | More by beerman999999
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lcmir23

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-22-2011 04:15:51 | More by lcmir23
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-22-2011 01:42:02 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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WillyMac

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +33%

11-21-2011 15:43:36 | More by WillyMac
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-20-2011 22:33:35 | More by dsauter
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-20-2011 05:57:43 | More by barnzy78
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jamesgaither

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-20-2011 04:52:27 | More by jamesgaither
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep chocolate brown, not quite black. A vigorous pour yields two fingers of slightly grayish, medium-tan head. Good retention and tons of lacing.

Smell is chocolatey, warm, and full, with a touch of crisp hops tingling the nose. Some coffee as well. The roast is nice, but not too heavy. I get a fulness that reminds me of oats.

Taste is much more noticeably bitter and sharp. Most of that seems to come from the roast, which is by far the dominant flavor; almost nothing else penetrates it. Flavor fades quick. Okay, not great. It's just lacking depth - all the flavors feel light and sharp, with nothing anchoring it.

Mouthfeel: medium-heavy body, very chewy. Medium-high carbonation that makes it feel fluffy in the mouth, almost like marshmallow. Lasting finish. Very pleasant.

A good stout. Better in the nose than the mouth. Flavor is fairly simple and doesn't thrill me.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 04:24:58 | More by zeledonia
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-20-2011 04:21:50 | More by JAHMUR
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jrutigs

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.2%

11-19-2011 17:42:20 | More by jrutigs
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 22:42:46 | More by jmdrpi
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 02:40:59 | More by MacStinson
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horrorspecialty

Virginia

5/5  rDev +33%

11-16-2011 20:44:56 | More by horrorspecialty
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Travisnin

Idaho

5/5  rDev +33%

11-16-2011 19:09:45 | More by Travisnin
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dragonWhale

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-16-2011 05:21:47 | More by dragonWhale
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-16-2011 04:30:55 | More by HopStoopid120
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JMBSH

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-16-2011 03:24:53 | More by JMBSH
Out Of Bounds Stout from Avery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,007 ratings.