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Mephistopheles' Stout - Avery Brewing Company

Mephistopheles' StoutMephistopheles' Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,562 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1562
Reviews: 783
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.95%


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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Fenris244

Texas

4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with a one finger tam head, great retention, the lace keeps clinging to glass and leave a good amount of residue, I always like it when beers do that

The coffee aroma is very strong and is almost the only thing I can smell, toffee, chocolate and licorice are certainly playing second to the onslaught of coffee, that being said I find the coffee to be pleasant ant the other aromas are a great accent. Caramel aroma is also pleasant and was only apperant after the beer warmed for bit.

Chocolate and coffee flavors are very strong, great coffee like bitterness follows, this stout is like a hammer to me, it's not that complex but full of a flavor punch nonetheless, the alcohol is well masked despite being above 16% and the strong flavor I think help to mask the power of this brew

Mouthfeel is almost syrupy but the amount of carbonation in my bottle is a nice contrast to the heavy flavors of the beer, it's certainly a sipping beer but at such a high abv I wouldn't expect much else.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2011 05:30:29 | More by Fenris244
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Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,562 ratings.