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:
2,523
Reviews:
327
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.88%
 
 
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For Trade:
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Photo of Trentt2
4.85/5  rDev +9.2%
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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4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of festizio
4.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of frasergrove
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nate2034
4.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.56/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of unoriginal
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smcel371
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Destiney
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kell50
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Johng19751
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
4.74/5  rDev +6.8%
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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4.14/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Fantific
4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BWood
4.74/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: pours super thick. Not much head. But dark as night with a dark tan ring.

S: chocolate up front. Some malt.

T: holy crap. Ultra balanced. Chocolate up front with cinnamon in the middle and chile bringing up the back. Nothing over powers the other. Alcohol is hidden perfectly. Reminds me of bomb but better.

F: velvet smooth. Thick and oily. No complaints.

O: might be the best beer I have had. I can only imaging how he BA version would be.

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Photo of Hudson2508
4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mwvman
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of phizzle
4.67/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MRVermont
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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