Minerva Stout | Cervecería Minerva

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervecería Minerva
Mexico
cerveceriaminerva.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by moonman00 on 05-14-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
13.47%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
32
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of geoperez
2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of Mar02x
2.34/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I had a beer tasting in a pub called 'the Mug' in Middelburg. I was being introduced to the local PINT beer tasting club. The theme that night was UK Stout and Porter beers.

A - Pitch black and a ring of foam against the glass.

S - Chocolate and coffee, not bad at all.

T - a bit flat, not really much going on. Tiny bits of acids and sugar but much more bitterness.

M - no carbonation, not much going on, no sensation at all.

O - Not a beer I would be going for in the future.

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of RolandoHH
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of xnapshot
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of Raziel313
3.01/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.02/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Label says "imperial stout" and this is clearly not an Imperial Stout, maybe a dry stout, very nice beer but far from the imperial style. Looks, smells and tastes right for a dry stout. Cheers!

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Photo of thebeersnobjake
3.2/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of visionaries
3.24/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had a few while in Guadalajara, out of all of Minerva's beers, this one is the one I liked the most.
I guess coming from the states im definitely spoiled so I was a bit let down, but I do like what Minerva is doing, hopefully they can focus on more agressive styles in the future.

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Photo of tommy5
3.35/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stoutman
3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It pours pretty much black, with a thin tan head. The nose is roasted malt, charcoal, coffee, bitter chocolate and liquorice. The taste is roasted malt, rich coffee, light acidity, charcoal, bitter cocoa, hint of dark fruit, light liquorice, with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and a fine, prickly carbonation. Well balanced and pretty flavoursome. Another good effort.

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3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jazztoloc
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of EOC
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Rafreaky
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Lgarciaosuna
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Was excited to find a Mexican stout at a grocery store in Cancun.

A: Pours dark black with a chunky brownish head that dissipates quickly, resulting in a ring of foam around the top of the beer. Minimal lacing down the side of the glass.

S: Heavy toasted malts with a mix of chocolate and coffee. As the beer warms the chocolate aroma intensifies and the coffee smell weakens.

T: The taste is a little weaker than the nose. There is a nice blend of bitter chocolate and coffee.

M/D: Medium bodied and pretty creamy. Has a nice finish that leaves a pleasant aftertaste. Pretty happy with this beer, something I would definitely look for in Mexico. A nice change of pace from the lagers that dominate down here.

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Photo of EnriqueVC
3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FLima
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black color with a one finger head with short retention.
Aroma with predominant notes of creamy chocolate and coffee beans. Hints of licorice.
Flavor with notes of dark chocolate, spices, roasted coffee beans, charred wood, prunes, mild pine and earthy and herbal hops. Dry aftertaste with a lasting residual coffee note.
Light to medium body with good carbonation.
Perfectly balanced great Stout from Mexico. Not overly sweet, with all the right notes and a good depth of flavors. It is well-crafted and worth trying. Ps. not sure why they call this Imperial.

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Photo of dbattey
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cfrobrew
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dactrius
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Minerva Stout from Cervecería Minerva
3.86 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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