Entropy | Mystic Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.97/5
96 Ratings
EntropyEntropy
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mystic Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
mystic-brewery.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by johnnnniee on 12-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,882
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
96
pDev:
12.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
27
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 96 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
3.67/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Abe_Froman
4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thampel09
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Miccal
4.32/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

the look: Dark brown almost black, in direct sun in a 2oz glass you can not see through it. Nice amber - red star bursts in the sun.

Smell: boozy, medicinal, cherry

Taste: dark fruit out of the glass, like Utopias, slight alcohol burn on the back, lingering caramelized plum

Feel: a small sip fills the mouth with aroma, thick and viscus in the mouth, flat and smooth

Overall: this is a great still ale I've only had a few and for the price this is a better value, and flavor than Utopias. I wonder how it would be if I let it age for 10yrs. I tend to drink 2oz at a time like an aperitif, so if you are looking for a pint look elsewhere, this is a sipper to be sure.

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Photo of MilaMila
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattreitz49
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HawkeyBum
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smcolw
3.34/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a brandy glass, perhaps 5 ounces. No head, no lace. Brown and cloudy where light can pass through the center.

Lots of smooth semi sweet chocolate with a raspberry and brandy nose.

Nearly flat but not very full in the body. Chocolate start and then the alcohol kicks in. Not much of an aftertaste--some sweetness and strong alcohol. Rather simple flavor for the style.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown black with the wispiest trace of head. Aroma of earthy stone fruit and raisin the faintest boozy trace. Woody flavor, raisin. Yum. Really fulfilling... poor man's utopia.

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Photo of Doomcifer
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomas_Picton
4.44/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sachie23
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Roguer
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Looks flat, smells oxidized...but tastes delicious. Fantastic representation of the barrel and the brew; only slightly sweet. 14% disappears down the throat.

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Photo of bostonryan
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dactrius
3.62/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatGreer
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Masters
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NateF90
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Only the second beer I have opted to give all fives to. Mystic produces some of the best beers in this state and this is a complex masterpiece. Taste is rum, dark fruits, plum, toffee, vanilla, caramel, alcohol, and oak barrel. Just blends together perfectly with multiple layers of complexity. This to me is the top beer coming out of Massachusetts.

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Entropy from Mystic Brewery
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 96 ratings
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