Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Pay The Ferryman | Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Pay The FerrymanDay Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Pay The Ferryman
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
Mexico
mexicalibeer.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by socon67 on 07-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
249
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
15.95%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
56
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 249 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of Beginner2
3.85/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Right near California's border, this brewery obviously intends to bring some Mexican culture to the U.S.
And the yeast culture this brewery is exporting has been interesting. (This is only my 3rd from this brewery.)

What they should be most commended for is that Pay The Ferryman does not pander to the U.S. market (which typically is to pile in lots of hops.) This English Porter is true to its style: dark, Smells like well-roasted malt and Tastes the same. While Feeling a bit thin, Ferryman passed an important test in that it went well with a grilled cheddar sandwich. Both dry in its own way.

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Photo of Tigerbrau
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jordanian2
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.83/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.44/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of h4ger
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.72/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A 330ml bottle found in an Irish shop just outside the city walls of the Southern Brittany (France) town of Vannes. Yes very random.
It pours a pitch black colour with a perfect 1/2 inch foam head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is slightly sweet with chocolate, coffee, licorice and roasted malt. Medium body, soft carbonation. The finish is roasted malt and slightly dry with a mild to medium bitterness. Overall a decent beer.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.57/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GlennWB
3.72/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Very dark with strong coffee carmel flavor. Different than typical porters. Feel is thin.

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Photo of shanegatter
3.19/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smooth chocolate carbonated beverage, couldn't tell this was a beer

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Photo of Hoganlaw
3.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pay the Ferryman is ok. It poured an opaque black with no head and no lace. The scent had some cocoa. The taste was evenly balanced but slightly bland. The Mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's worth a try but not overly fantastic.

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Photo of ControlVolume
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Harp lager caramel flavor, but its a stout.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfish2942
3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmdrpi
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle, no date

black, thin head that fades. can still see light in the corners of the glass. milk chocolate aroma. taste is slightly sweet, and slightly acidic. roasty. thinner bodied.

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Photo of gobrewsome
2.87/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown, extremely opaque. Head is a medium brown, very thick with superior retention but little lacing. Black olive, maple syrup, toffee, light berry, roasty aromas. Smoky tart is the most apt descriptor of the taste, a little complexity with hints of toffee/molasses and black olives throughout and a roastiness in the aftertaste. Reminiscent of certain American and Oatmeal Stouts on the nose and palate, but weaker so not as good. Medium-bodied, a little syrupy and sticky, and semi-smooth. Fine, weak and sparse carbonation, only adding to syrupy feel.

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Photo of Zylod
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of frasergrove
3.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dagst3r
3.3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Pay The Ferryman from Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
3.51 out of 5 based on 249 ratings.
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