Deceptio | Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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49 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Retsinis on 04-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
49
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
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0
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0
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Ratings: 49 |  Reviews: 7
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3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vlaminck
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jordanian2
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.37/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of johlac66
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Extremely dark brown with an almost two finger khaki head that stayed for awhile leaving dots and streaks of lacing.
Roasted citrus pine aroma.
Coffee chocolate on the palate with a slight piney finish. More citrus as it warms.
A bit more than medium almost creamy mouthfeel.
I'm really enjoying this style and look forward to more in the future.

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Photo of GatorCoop
3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had a taster at the Miramar brewery in San Diego on July 4th. Very dark color, nice taste Really enjoyed this one.

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Photo of SensorySupernova
4.34/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black (slightly brown at the edges) with a short off-white head, leaving crocheted lacing on the way down.

Smell: Roast malts, slightly piney.

Taste: Big departure from the smell. Hops and malts blend together right from the start. Slightly fruity hops, coffee, cranberry, into chocolate. Into roast malts, not too much sweetness, just a little booze on the end. Leaves some residual hop aftertaste. Leans a bit more towards hops as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Pretty thick, moderate carbonation.

Overall: I like it! Does a good job of balancing hops and roast malts.

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3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of TheRealReed
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Loved this beer. Very tasty and sits well.

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3.36/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Deceptio from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
3.86 out of 5 based on 49 ratings.
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