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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

(view ratings)
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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smakawhat

Maryland

3.18/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter. A nice solid dark brown color on pour, good chocolate/tan colored bubbles giving a decent lacing. Very dark dark chestnut/walnut like in color. Pretty good looking.

Bouquet is surprisingly small, but also not with much heat which is nice. Malty, yeast like and molasses.

On the taste faint anisette, but really a giant alcohol bomb that overpowers everything. Lots of heat... kind of disappointing, missing complexity, more interesting notes, and character.

I'll pass on this, I'd rather have Mikkeller Black, or Dogfish Head World Wide Stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2011 02:31:43 | More by smakawhat
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Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,562 ratings.