Abraxas | Perennial Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout brewed with Ancho Chiles, Cacao Nibs, Vanilla Beans & Cinnamon Sticks.

2011 - 100 cases
2012 - 200 cases

Added by jmvecchio1 on 12-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,531
Reviews:
328
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
7.87%
 
 
Wants:
1,210
Gots:
730
For Trade:
79
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Photo of cultclassic89
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SoCal_Matt
4.68/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Looks absolutely beautiful in the glass. Very dark with some sexy dark brown head that settles quickly. Smell is dominated by cinnamon with a bit of chocolate and pepper spice in the background. The taste heavy on the cinnamon spice, yet somewhat balanced. You get some chocolate as well as some creamy vanilla on the finish. The peppers are there in the background but there's not too much heat to it. I kind of wish it had a bit more of a spicy kick to be honest. Feel is pretty thick overall, a little oily and coats the tongue. Carbonation is on the plus side of average. Overall, this is probably the best tasting "spiced" stout that I have had to date, much better than Huna for sure. Definitely a must try!

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Photo of Sinzanasti
4.17/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of user785335
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.16/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
4.26/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rammed96
5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dharmelink
4.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Trentt2
4.85/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Drinking a 90% cocoa bar with some chili pepper in it. GREAT BEER

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Photo of -Rick
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of festizio
4.53/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of frasergrove
4.38/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nate2034
4.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.56/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of unoriginal
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smcel371
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Destiney
4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.46/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kell50
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Johng19751
4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Diet-z
4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of impending
4.26/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MatthewHopHead
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

**
06/11/17

On tsp, local 44.

LOOK: dark black, big sturdy dark brown head, looks awesome.
AROMA: chocolate, some spice. Maybe it's the glassware, but I don't get much of the crazy good smell that I do in sipping the beer.
TASTE: Dry cocoa, pepper, cinnamon. Actually tasted it off my finger as the bartender gave me a sloppy pour, but it still looks beautiful.
FEEL: silky smooth, small bubble carbonation makes this awesome to sip. Full bodied, but not heavy.

May be the best of this style I've had...and I've had some great ones.

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Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.14/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
4.45 out of 5 based on 2,531 ratings.
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