Grey Monday | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 19.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Grey Monday is a special version of our Black Tuesday imperial stout that has been aged on hazelnuts.

Added by Halcyondays on 10-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,715
Reviews:
147
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
8.64%
 
 
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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JoshBrews
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnofUpton
4.18/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nawpnawp
4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2013 version poured in 2016.

Pours pretty flat and black. The smell is pretty much the same as BT with a very small hint of hazelnuts. I likely wouldn't have picked it up if I didn't know prior. The taste is a somewhat subdued version of BT. It is just as sweet with raisins, chocolate, and vanilla. The aftertaste is where the hazelnuts actually shine. It is subtle, but I feel like I just ate some. The texture is pretty thick, but a little flat. The alcohol is masked a lot better than BT.

I like it better than BT, but not by much. It's a very subtle variation on the base, but welcomed.

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Photo of ChrisTota
4.74/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ubenumber2
4.64/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kash2112
4.59/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 03_04_81
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
2.74/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Claydoe4
4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Westmalle318
4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StevenSpringer
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Euroglot
3.68/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

LIke Mocha Wednesday, I downed a couple 4 ounce pours at the brewery.

I like this beer. It's tasty. Plenty of rich body, diabetes-level sweetness, and a well-buried booze. How they accomplish that last part is beyond me.

The one thing I find odd about this beer is that I would be hard-pressed to differentiate it from Black Tuesday. Hazelnuts in the mix? News to me from simply drinking it. It's got some syrupy sweetness that is Frangelico-like, but hell, so is Black Tuesday.

So yeah, it's good.

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Photo of thamajam
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of steve032
4.37/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dmandrick
4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.1/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mandypants11
4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vicinandp
4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vivs85
4.97/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.56/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Klourie
4.91/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had at a share. Doesn't pour motor oil like as I hoped it would but still pours very dark. Smell is hazlenut heaven with some booziness. Taste is similar...2015 bottle was a little hot but the hazlenut sweetness helped mask it. Drank pretty thick. You can tell this is 18.6% but it's pleasurable drinking it.

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Grey Monday from The Bruery
4.4 out of 5 based on 1,715 ratings.
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