La Muerta (pre-2015) | Freetail Brewing Company

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320 Ratings
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La Muerta (pre-2015)La Muerta (pre-2015)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wagenvolks on 02-17-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
320
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
11.81%
 
 
Wants:
188
Gots:
85
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 320 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of HardTarget
4.64/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

09 vintage, opened March 2017

Appearance: Black as night, holds a thin halo of tan head but doesn't lace.

Aroma: Malt monster, mild soy sauce note of age, lots of sweet toffee and molasses.

Taste: Hints of tobacco, leather, citric hops, all crushed by a huge malty base that is mellow and soothing.

Mouthfeel: Medium heavy body with a small chew, lingering but dry finish.

Overall: A real gem, one of the best beers made in Texas. Big sweet flavor with enough depth to keep me interested and entertained. One of my favorite labels too.

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Photo of lupercmda
4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spinrsx
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikexw
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawner
3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomasweir
4.86/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rlee1390
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Roasted malt, some coffee, tad bit of burnt notes, plums and other dark fruits.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SocalKicks
2.75/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cyrushire
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pete_IV
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IsYoursGold
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kew
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Doublechar0517
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of corm44
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of flagmantho
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from waxed 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: totally black with lots of haze and a thin layer of rich brown foam. Quite good.

Smell: sweet and quite fruity with plenty of raisin character, some dates, and a little bit of chocolate. Not bad at all.

Taste: very much like the aroma, with an emphasis on sweetness and fruitiness. There is a hint of roast here, but it's not strong. There is also a little ashy aftertaste, along with a little caramel and toffee. Nicely complex.

Mouthfeel: big body with a good, well-integrated carbonation and a big creaminess with a silky smooth texture. Very, very good indeed!

Overall: tasty and with a great texture, this is a nice stout. It's a bit on the sweet side, though, so be prepared for that.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kscaldef
2.75/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pretty underwhelming. Not much intensity of flavor. A bit think for an imperial stout.

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Photo of brandon911
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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La Muerta (pre-2015) from Freetail Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 320 ratings.
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