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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
Ranking:
#146
Reviews:
329
Ratings:
2,561
pDev:
7.61%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
1,215
Gots:
740
Trade:
79
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,561 |  Reviews: 329
Photo of WadeBridgman
4.63/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Incredibly well done beer. It is extremely thick and rich with bitter chocolate on the beginning palate, followed by a fair amount of cinnamon smoothly transitioned by the chili spice. Very delicious

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Photo of dohedan
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.69/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EnzymaticHops
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Deep black with a rich and creamy espresso head. Smells of chocolate. Tastes of chocolate and slight spice. Delicious beer with a creamy and delicate mouthfeel. Almost no noticeable alcohol for a stout of this gravity.

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Photo of Beer21
4.68/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bonna
4.2/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.64/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of petewheeler
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Zazzi82
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of coz
4.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Benish
4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2016 batch.

Appearance: poured into snifter glass, amazingly deep black for a 10% ABV beer. Half inch bright tan head after pouring that stayed around for a little while.

Aroma: smelled like Cinnabon rolls. Cinnamon at first with subtle peppers following after.

Taste: started out sweet with chocolate and cinnamon at first and then the slight heat from the peppers. As the beer warmed up, the peppers became far more noticeable throughout the tasting and the cinnamon was less present. The peppers stuck around at the aftertaste but not overwhelming. I just wished there was more cinnamon present. The heat was not harsh, so it was easy to drink.

Mouthfeel: very thick and rich. Impressive for an imperial stout at 10% ABV.

Overall: I love the peppers in this beer but just wish more cinnamon was present to balance it out. I shared this with my dad, he hated it. But l loved it and finished the bottle.

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Photo of J_BeerTimeYo
4.92/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of n2185
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheGeoMurph
4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kavinci
4.45/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HawkeyeJosh
4.98/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of rossracing
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KobraKai
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bjlynch83
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PprBurke
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of akk14
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wolberjs
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ruthd637
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mikel52588
4.67/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 2,561 ratings
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