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Mephistopheles' Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,663 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,663
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 224
Gots: 493 | FT: 23
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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tronester

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a super think pitch black motor oil consistency, with a medium brown head. Smells of alcohol, vanilla and roasted barley. Taste is intense. molasses, coffee, and earthy hops hit you in the face. Mouthfeel is super thick (probably thicker than any other beer I've had), carbonation levels are low. Unfortunatly the downside of this beer is drinkability. It's a great sipping beer, but it would be very difficult to drink the entire 12oz bottle by myself. I split the beer, and for me thats the best way to enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2008 18:43:25 | More by tronester
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4.46/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Black. Dark brown head that goes away quickly. Bottle has a great label and is trimmed with red foil.

Smell: Chocolate and Coffee. The alcohol makes its presence know as well.

Taste: Boozy. Wonderful chocolate flavor with some sweetness. I pick up more of the coffee as well as some bitterness on the finish. The Alcohol is in your face on the fist taste, but fades a bit once your palate becomes more accustomed to it.

Mouthfeel: Full. Maybe a bit oily.

Overall: Terrific Beer! Although a bit upfront with the alcohol, the flavor makes this one a definite must try.

12 oz bottle
Release Dec. 2013 Batch No.9 (15.4% Alc/Vol)
Served in an Oversized Wine Glass

Serving type: bottle

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4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer is a beast! the monster clocks in at 15.5% ABV and it hides it pretty well. The beer is thick as motor oil, has a subtle roasty taste combined with cocoa and maybe molasses. If you are a stout lover you have to visit this beer. Avery has done an outstanding job with this mega brew!

Bottom Line: Darn good stout!

Serving type: bottle

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Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,663 ratings.