Entropy | Mystic Brewery

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95 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by johnnnniee on 12-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
95
Reviews:
18
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
11.94%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
27
For Trade:
6
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2/5  rDev -50.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3.34/5  rDev -16.9%
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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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small little 2 oz pour provided by Bob at his tasting.

Pours out a still dark brown, with no head, or lacing. A guess I should've expected that.

Smells like a rush of booze. Some burnt brown sugar and dark fruit.

Tastes more like a liquor than a beer for sure, much like Utopias. However, at 29%, Utopias hides its alcohol a bit better than this 14% quad/barleywine/strong ale/monstrosity. Huge alcohol burn, followed by vanilla, dark fruits, and burnt sugars. Very Cognac like.

Medium bodied, feels silky and delicate on the tongue. Alcohol content is very noticeable.

An interesting beer, but not one I'd want much of again due to how hot it is.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.52/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.62/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.67/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours out black with no head. I expected more flavor from this. It just seemed light in all aspects. Maybe it's just extremely balanced and the flavors are melded together seamlessly. It's not something you'd expect from a beer like this. No carb on this as it's meant to be still.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Entropy from Mystic Brewery
4.02 out of 5 based on 95 ratings.
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