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Moby | Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

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4.24/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery
Texas, United States
blackstar.coop

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Lawl3ss on 01-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
pDev:
4.72%
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

From notes circa 12/12
An oak cask-aged version of Black Star's Mobius with the addition of whole vanilla bean. From what I recall (as it's not currently posted), Mobius is a whiskey barrel aged AIS with licorice or similar. Served in a 12 oz. snifter.

Look- opaque ruby brown with a finger of graham cracker head with the look, feel, and stability of flan. Ridiculous retention. Dense, webbed lacing. The bottom of the glass reveals a deep ruby hue that brings to mind some sort of grapefruit-beet-coffee melange.

Smell- Molasses, char, dark chocolate, toffee, licorice, nutmeg, cherry-vanilla, sarsaparilla, vanilla wafer cookies, dark rum.

Taste- Stone fruit, blood orange, savory spices, again the cherry-vanilla. Cocoa, raisin, pumpernickel. finishes with marshmallow, allspice, brown bread, light herbal hops in the background. Tasty.

Mouthfeel- medium-full for the style, mildly prickly, boozy feel, significant warming. Drier and cleaner than expected. Drinks like carbonated fruit juice.

Overall- What can I say? It's well rounded, developed, complex, delicious, and astounding with the mildy sweet and spicy curry I ordered with it. Not too big, packs int a ton of flavor. Not to mention that it's $5/12 oz. The co-op brewpub wins once again.

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Moby from Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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