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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): 20.00%

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
Ranking:
#94
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
1,762
pDev:
7.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1,287
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,762 |  Reviews: 151
Photo of jvgoor3786
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing a 2016 version. The beer pours a strange deep brown color with no head and no lacing.

The smell explodes with chocolate, bourbon, and nutty dark fruits.

The taste is sweet, nutty, chocolate, boozy, and bourbon.

The mouthfeel is effervescent, thick, rich, and smooth.

Overall this beer is a monster. Definitely a slow sipper, but very good.

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Photo of VaTechPhilly
3.97/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BWood
4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: black with no real head or lacing.

S: nice bourbon smell. Maybe a slight slight hazelnut. There is a nutty smell on the back. Mostly Black Tuesday.

T: decadent beer. Smooth bourbon with the base beer present. A little more depth than Black Tuesday.

F: very smooth and drinkable for 19%. I do with a tad more thick. But this is the style of Bruery beers. They do the thin bognstouts the best around.

O: a big fan of Bruery beers. This is a great Black Tuesday variant.

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Photo of BEER88
4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of durlta
4.62/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sabtos
2.56/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Sanded, not yet polished dark brown wood with a minimal tan fizzy ring.

This puppy is hot as hell, but what else did I expect? It also has a sweet syrupy flavor with honey. It's almost barleywine-esque, which is surprising for its relative youth (2016), and has a slick feel with tons of bourbon. There's minimal hazelnut, if any at all--which is a damn shame and a huge waste of hazelnuts.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OleDixie
4.09/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
3.57/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.45/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrtomatohead49
3.84/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevem68
4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kevindp9
4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndrewP17
4.38/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours nice and dark. smells of nuttiness and chocolate compliments the bourbon and sweet fruits. taste was more black Tuesday than anything else. didn't pick up any of the hazlenuts on the taste. feel is good but could be a little thicker.

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Photo of WolverineFan1243
4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dddddddd
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jlang2012
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hootie159
4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tregan_20
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beer_guy_nc
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Studfarm69
4.72/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Grey Monday from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 1,762 ratings
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