Umbrix | Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Boone757 on 03-27-2014

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 30
Photo of arizcards
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bottle from the Craft Beer Hop Stop in late December for $6.99. Bottled on 11-30-14.

Beer poured black with a nice tan head that has some great hang time.

Nose is roasted malts .

Taste is well balanced between the spicy rye malts and a generous amount of hops.

Mouthfeel is full and very satisfying.

Overall this was a very good beer, on par with a lot of the west coast brewers. Definitely try it if you come across it!

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Photo of jooler
4.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look is good and smell is great. Taste is also very good. Great coffee forward taste with rich chocolate background. I also love the creamy texture. At 10%, the alcohol is very well hidden.

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Photo of johlac66
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very dark brown with a one finger tan head.
Coffee peat on the nose.
Taste follows with some nutty toffee. The rye addition gives it a nice hint of spice.
Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Smooth and delicious semisweet finish.

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Photo of 2beerdogs
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Pie Dog in Fullerton.

Burnished liquid leather pour capped by a tightly packed wet milky tan head that quickly dissipates leaving a thin ring around the edge.
Nose brings a coffee roast meets peat and lite "I'm not sure hint of sweetness."
Taste is more of the same roast and peat with some nuttiness that heads toward a slight pecan and ever so light caramel.
Finish stays slightly sweet with coffee roast and peat brewing followed by a slightly slick nuttiness that then hints at vanilla. Mouthfeel is slightly chewy.
Quite good. Alcohol is subdued, no discernible heat. Smooth.

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Photo of retry4z
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

4.25/5 rDev +1.7%
retry4z, Jun 28, 2014

Update: 1/25/2016
Imperil Rye IPA: huge body with bitter roasted character, chocolate, maple syrup, smokiness. The puckering bitterness throughout is offputting. Would like to try variatis though: coconut, coffee, peanut butter, and barrel aged.

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Umbrix from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
4.1 out of 5 based on 30 ratings.
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