Sin-Tax | Mother Earth Brew Co.

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BA SCORE
3.95/5
255 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co.
California, United States
motherearthbrewco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by EB1 on 12-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,845
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
255
pDev:
10.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
84
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 255 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown, appearing nearly opaque in the glass with a half finger dark khaki head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet dark malt with light toast, vanilla, chocolate and peanut butter, nice. Flavor is dark toasted malt with a light char, and the same vanilla, chocolate and peanut butter from the aroma; both a lot like a peanut butter cup. Finishes a little on the thin side, but with nice light chocolate peanut butter and chocolate and a bit of char that lingers. Medium bodied with good carbonation, a bit lighter than I expected from the look. A nicely made peanut butter imperial stout. The peanut flavor is not strong, but melds with the chocolatey malt flavors well. A little sweet, but well within reason and well balanced. The body is a hair light, but the flavors are so well integrated that this is a satisfying stout from start to finish.

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Photo of Studfarm69
2.52/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Avatar113
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NIEric
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeilSilber1
3.43/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Peanut butter roasted goodness with a nice dose of chocolate, i like it!

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Photo of MtOrion
4.44/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HippieDave56
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of richj1970
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of samtrillo
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richard927
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ngaron
4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lordofthewiens
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown, near black, color. Small tan head.
Nutty, chocolate aroma.
Tastes like a peanut butter cup.
Sweet, smooth. A dessert beer.
Worked well for me.

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Photo of zknight
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

It mentions on the bottle "peanut butter essence", but with no indication of artificial flavoring, I was not expecting that to be so dominant. I guess that is a compliment to their ability to create such an "essence", but just was not my thing. Cheers!

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Photo of StJamesGate
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery, Vista, CA.
Chocolate brown. 4
Reese’s nose! 4
Sticky chocolate malts, slight char, nutty bite and some sweet coffee. 4
Round, creamy, smooth. 4

Peanut butter cup - nailed it! And a smooth and easy stout besides. Considering how easy it seems to be to foul up this experiment, I’m impressed. Sweet as.... 4

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Photo of dertyd
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sbanacho
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of matty_higgins
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sin-Tax from Mother Earth Brew Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 255 ratings
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