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Tweak - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

644 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 285
Gots: 180 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  17.81% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Meph Addict and Coffeestopholes.

Tweak is Avery Mephistopheles Imperial Stout, with a chunk of coffee thrown in. If you haven’t geeked out enough, the brewery aged in four months in bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: rye726 on 02-18-2010)
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Photo of TX-Badger
4.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark, black like oil with the same type of viscosity and lots of khaki colored head. Bourbon, coffee, roasted malt, and cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some heat from the bourbon. Delicious.

Photo of MNBeer1017
4.01/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GregJ
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours midnight black, even tilted I could only see a slight brown at the very edge, with a thick brown head. Smells of coffee, cocoa nibs and bourbon. Tastes of moderate boozy bourbon, vanilla, dark malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Considering it is over 17% abv it was incredibly smooth and tame on the booziness. Moderate carbonation, smooth/creamy mouth-feel, aftertaste of bourbon and cocoa nibs with a light pine resin on the lips. Outstanding and I WILL be picking up another bottle.

Photo of Roy1586
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tom-Peters
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kelp
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jayneo74
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acashk
4.96/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of tastesogood
4.79/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of grover37
4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of In_Control_Mike
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ElJosharino
4.95/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jsmick
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mreaber09
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrunkAl
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2 oz bottle, barch 1. Aroma is dark roast coffee, bourbon, campfire. Taste is dominated by a very dark smoky malt. Espresso, some vanilla, touch of bourbon, lots of booze. Finish has a lot of bitter coffee and dark roasty malt. This is unbelievably smooth for almost 18%.

Photo of nharres
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of cultclassic89
4.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pinball_Guy
4.52/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of BucannonXC5
4.13/5  rDev -7.8%

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Trappist Westveteren XII Trappist glass
From: Beer Advocate’s ucsbmullet
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A
Consumed: Dec. 13, 2014
Misc.: Batch No. 1; Bottled Oct. 28, 2014; Gold foiling

Thanks Nick!

Poured a pitch black color with 1-to-2 fingers of dark tan frothy head that thinned up rather quickly. Minimal lacing on the sides of the glass. Below average retention on the top. (Sight - 3.63)

Smelled rich, roasty coffee beans, wet cocoa, dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, some smokiness, bourbon, chocolate fudge and crayon. (Smell - 4.00)

Definitely a unique taste. The 17.81 percent ABV comes in right away, followed by black coffee, roasted coffee beans, dark chocolate, wet cocoa, crayon, chocolate fudge, toffee, caramel, bourbon, Kahlúa and dark chocolate milkshake. (Taste - 4.13)

Full body. Sticky texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth, warming finish. (Feel - 4.63)

A pretty damn good beer and perfect for the winter. Looking back, I may have underrated it a tad. I keep thinking about it. Oh well. (Overall - 4.13)

4.13 | 92 | A-

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of enelson
4.52/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of T_Hass
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of parris
5/5  rDev +11.6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

Tweak from Avery Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.