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Mephistopheles' Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,687 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,687
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 227
Gots: 499 | FT: 25
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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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-21-2012 21:01:40 | More by Rhettroactive
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GTB

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-21-2012 19:07:54 | More by GTB
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ABokononist

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-16-2012 17:44:31 | More by ABokononist
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-15-2012 14:57:53 | More by RMoeNay
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ajs4bd

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-10-2012 18:06:51 | More by ajs4bd
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retreminy

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-08-2012 05:56:16 | More by retreminy
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-08-2012 03:10:31 | More by CEDAMA
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maltlikker

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-07-2012 22:54:12 | More by maltlikker
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-07-2012 22:53:01 | More by ShemRahBoo
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AustinBrooks


1/5  rDev -76.1%

07-07-2012 21:42:53 | More by AustinBrooks
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snaotheus

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%

12oz bottle split into a pair of snifters

Pours very black with a slight reddish hue, very little head. Smell is very alcoholic, smokey, rich. Coffee.

Taste is sweet and astringent, cherry and plum, coffee and chocolate, smoke and alcohol. Interesting and good.

Mouthfeel is thick, sticky, and heavy. Overall, I like this beer, but I'm glad I split it with someone.

07-05-2012 01:17:16 | More by snaotheus
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therope

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-04-2012 04:25:36 | More by therope
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-04-2012 03:42:44 | More by jaminjohnson
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beergod1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

This was brewed in 2010, Batch 6. Pours an oily opaque black color with a thick dense dark tan head that reduces to a small continuous cap. Aromas of strong chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, molasses, caramel, and some dark fruits with some light alcohol. Taste of strong chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts with some caramel. An excellent balance of flavors in this. Some alcohol noticed on the finish, but overall very well hidden for 16%. Medium carbonation and full body. Hmmm, and I got this as an extra in a trade...sweet.

07-03-2012 20:14:32 | More by beergod1
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-03-2012 06:23:16 | More by LotsofLupulin
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-03-2012 03:59:36 | More by GeoffreyM
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djtomain

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-02-2012 19:20:29 | More by djtomain
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-01-2012 18:14:19 | More by StubFaceJoe
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Stumpy29er

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-01-2012 01:56:21 | More by Stumpy29er
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steph1974

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

06-22-2012 23:26:28 | More by steph1974
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baggio

Sweden

3.68/5  rDev -12%

Batch 2, consumed on midsummers eve 2012.

Apperance: Black as night with a small, brown, head.

Smell: Prunes, Dark Chocolate, Coffee, Ripe fruit.

Taste: Dark chocolate, Roasted malt, Coffee, Ripe fruit, Alcohol, Molasses.

Mouthfeel: Plenty of carbonation in this one with tiny, tiny, bubbles. Quite drinkable but still boozy after all these years in the cellar.

A tasty nightcap but a little too hot to be really enjoyable.

06-22-2012 20:57:23 | More by baggio
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-19-2012 20:33:08 | More by hiphopj5
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Lynn

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-19-2012 11:24:53 | More by Lynn
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

4.13/5  rDev -1.2%

This is a 2009 bottle ive sat on for a while.

The look is good, it pours oily but it isn't totally black, it is more like a very dark brown with a decent head and some lacing.

The smell is a wall of deep stout flavors: soy sauce, lots of toasted barley, dark chocolate, charcuterie fruit jelly (dark fruit), and alcohol esters. Interesting but not supremely appetizing.

The flavor is very rich and explores the aromas in more detail with nice stone fruits, big barley flavors, plums, alcohol flavors that are not overly hot which is nice, toasted dark bread is the main thing I taste. This is nice and deep in flavor, not super roasted but not overly sweet either, it finds a nice super dark malt balance with the alcohol.

The feel is oily, it is maybe more carbonated than I like and is sort of thin for a huge ris. A little hot on the end.

Overall a nice beer, I feel like I might have even been able to sit this down longer....

06-19-2012 02:35:11 | More by Dreadnaught33
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AGoodStout

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-19-2012 02:32:00 | More by AGoodStout
Mephistopheles' Stout from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,687 ratings.