Papa Bois | Mystery Brewing Company

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39 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mystery Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
mysterybrewing.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tdm168 on 08-31-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
39
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.22%
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ltdsaint
4.21/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of LanceH
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Surrella
4.55/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is greater than the sum of its parts. It almost tastes like a saison through the lens of a stout. Very rich, very floral, not too thick. Overall, the best of Mystery's beers.

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can

pours black, with a massive, way too much head. I had to wait for about 6 inches of head to settle down and pour in about 3 stints. aroma and taste is a bit sharp, acidic. strong roast flavor. medium bodied. too carbonated, but after it settles down, its fine.

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4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FriedSlug
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice dark stout with a quickly fading head. A lemony coffee smell with a strong booze scent that is prevalent. Tastes like it smells. Boozy, coffee and lemony flavors are all over this. It feels a bit light for a stout but only slightly. Only slightly bitter with lingering coffee and lemon flavors. Not a bad brew.

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4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LehighAce06
2.73/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Another wayyyy overcarbonated offering from Mystery. Not very flavorful. Body is right, but a little too much sweetness.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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3.64/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of vwbus7
3/5  rDev -16.7%

The only reason i'm selecting three is because this is the first brew I got from this brewery and I don't want to give it a bad score over something that can happen.

The first thing I noticed about this brewery is how they cap the beers. Of the three styles my local grocery store had I noticed a circular indentation on the caps and just thought it was odd.

Upon opening the beer I encountered a gusher or infection of the beer.

I decanted the remaining beer into a glass and observed very large carbonation
bubbles and a odd smell but was willing to taste it because i just had goat cheese for a snack and was thinking my "smeller" was off.

And naturally I had to taste it......bluh

I will buy another bottle and try again in hope that the mysterious ring on the cap is just a fluke.

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Photo of jbriggs7
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of ncstateplaya
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of markjaimearnett
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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Papa Bois from Mystery Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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