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Mephistopheles' Stout - Avery Brewing Company

Mephistopheles' StoutMephistopheles' Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,559 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1559
Reviews: 783
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 13.19%


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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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

December 2010 batch

Father's day present to myself. Holla.

A ~ Black as motor oil with a cocoa powder head that has some intense tan highlighting. After is dissipates, it leaves an uninviting tan whirlpool of an Abyss. Holy shit...

S ~ Amazing, like a dinner in a glass. Port wine, Well-done Strip steak, and black pepper...this evolving into prunes and stale raisins. It just doesn't quit as I'm left with cinnamon stick and alcohol.

T ~ Rich black coffee, chocolate covered mesquite chips, and potting soil on that first cold sip. More flavors come as I fully absorb this one: Rich black coffee, smoked oak, Darjeeling, and dark chocolate. Goddamn.
As it warms some flavors I didn't expect in this stout are present:
Campfire, Prune juice, crushed cloves, wet tobacco, tree bark, and vanilla bean. Pretty aggressive experience on the palette.

M ~ Robust & Roasty do not even begin to describe this beer...You have ABV and cocoa flavors on the throat while the dried fruit flavors hang out on the tongue. Just beautiful.

D ~ I will not be drinking another beer. This is pure evil in a bottle released in a glass; straight up satanic syrup. A very sinister experience, one I would like to cellar so those campfire flavors to come through more.
Recommended but sip slow to stay in the clear.

The Beast is next!
Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2011 01:47:22 | More by chocosushi
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Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,559 ratings.