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Mephistopheles' Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,806 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,806
Reviews: 805
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 247
Gots: 532 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  16.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-06-2006)
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Photo of mjpolzin
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared a 12 oz bottle with 3 friends during a long night of beer tasting. This was probably about the 9th or 10th beer we had this night so I'd love to go back and have it again and maybe enjoy an entire bottle.

To me this tasted like what a good imperial stout should taste like. There are so many great barrel aged stouts out there so it is nice to have a beer where you can just enjoy the other aspects of it without the barrel aged flavor. With the high abv though, the only complaint I would have is the beer was a little hot but with some age I could see it becoming really delicious. I think I like this better than World Wide Stout; another amped up imperial stout.

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Absolut
4.6/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2011 version. A serious beer. Been scared for four years. Time to face the devil.

Doesn't pour. It plops. Oozes.

Smells of Dark molasses, burnt coffee, cocoa, licorice.

No carbonation. Pretty sure I see smoke twirling up. If I stir it I expect the spoon will melt.

Taste much like the smell. Not sure how this is 16%. Clearly a powerhouse but no burn. As complex as can be.

I am afraid. Best matching of a beer and a name. Outstanding.

See you on the other side.

Photo of BobJude
4.26/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Holy crap...this beer kicked my ass. 2014 vintage, so much going on, molasses, sweet fruit, dark coffee, big booze burn. I like it a lot!!

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4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.55/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.13/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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4.05/5  rDev -3.1%

Straight up strong stout!

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.61/5  rDev +10.3%
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Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,806 ratings.