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Mysterium Verum Volume XV - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Mysterium Verum Volume XV
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

23 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 09-06-2012)
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Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives as a midnight black liquid with an inch of foam that curtains the glass

Smell: Fudge, roasted coffee and bourbon

Taste: The fudge and roasted coffee deliver the first punch, with the bourbon rounding out the profile by mid-palate; after the swallow, other flavors such as coconut and graham cracker develop along with a sour element that adds an entirely different dimension; the slight sour flavor nicely complements the fudge, bourbon and vanilla in the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation; some warmth in the gullet from the ABV

Overall: I really like the barrel treatment as well as the hint of sour that sets this beer apart from others in the style

brentk56, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of Texasfan549
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Texasfan549, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

spycow, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

drummermattie02, Apr 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Gagnonsux, Oct 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

duff247, Oct 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

JohnBender, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Jame515, Sep 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

brandon911, Feb 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

sprucetip, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of stumac
4.7/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had on tap a while ago at Black Sheep Lodge.

Pours cloudy brown, ivory head, light lacing, smell vanilla, sour apricot, sour cherry, tastes tart, sour fruits, nice rich malts, oak, full bodied, big carbo. I love it. Haven't had a phenomenal sour in a while and this is a great treat.

stumac, Jul 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.1%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

raffy313, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Ford, Mar 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

truesolution, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

army01, Sep 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

Dajtai007, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

emergency_beef, Apr 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

thugherman, Sep 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.1%

Trappist_Vince, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

MorgnPM, Feb 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

LifeByTheDrop, Saturday at 07:07 PM
Photo of LITTLESTHOBOUK
4.98/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Imagine, if you will, the finest Imperial Stout ever made, smokey, chocolatey, liquorish-y and full bodied on the nose and the mouth. Then, take a never-before acomplished perfect pairing of Honey-sweet Boubon and VOILA...Mysterium Verum Volume XV will magically appear in your minds-eye, stirring into action the very best dopamine and serotonin mix, creating, on the palate, unadulterated love on the taste-buds!

LITTLESTHOBOUK, Jan 23, 2013
Mysterium Verum Volume XV from Real Ale Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.