Out Of Bounds Stout | Avery Brewing Company

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3.76/5
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1,343 Ratings
Out Of Bounds StoutOut Of Bounds Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,030
Reviews:
598
Ratings:
1,343
pDev:
10.37%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
131
Trade:
1
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Photo of Mantooth
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chrispy_Creams
3.16/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of AlexDSM
4.57/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Smconnor
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pete_2112
4.59/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MaximalC
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark mahogany color with a solid cap of khaki foam. The aroma features plenty of roasted malt, along with coffee, dark chocolate, earthy hops, and hints of peanut brittle and peat. Broad sheets of finely reticulated lacing adorn the glass as the beer recedes.

The taste follows through on the big, roasty flavors promised by the nose. The bitterness is up there, both on account of the burnt malt as well as the earthy hops. Complexity is minimal, coming in the form of dark chocolate, nuts, and licorice, but the taste remains solid nonetheless. Medium body and carbonation afford a smooth, semi-creamy mouthfeel with a supremely dry finish.

Overall, this is a fine, full-flavored, roasty stout. It could do with a bit more body and complexity, but there are no major flaws that would stop me from enjoying it again.

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Photo of jooler
3.06/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Doesn't really taste like a stout. Tastes more like a lager with dark roasted Malts

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Photo of foundersfan1
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 10Crumra
3.22/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of V1per41
3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.41/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Cartr1dgeBased
3.26/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of maniaczak
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Steviej369
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of salamiwagon
3.62/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Branlott42
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tlloyd417
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Raime
4.45/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Avery Brewing Out of Bounds Stout.


I haven't seen much outta this brewery around here which is weird since apparently they have a lot of highly rated beers. I remember having their IPA which was the only brew I've had outta them buttttt it was definitely a bit on the old side based on the flavors. Anyway, hoping for something solid outta this brew. Soooo let's see what we get.


Look - From the twelve ounce bottle hard poured into a pint glass. This brew pours a deep black though it shows garnet hues here and there in the corners. The head starts off as a thick lightly mocha head which starts leaving immediate stick as the head slowly dies down. Carbonation is completely unreadable due to the depth of the brew. The remaining lacing is between low and moderate though it is quite sticky.


Smell - The smell on this brew is big and milk chocolate like. Cocoa nibs are all there as well along with a good dosage of bakers chocolate. There are hops though they are minimal to the malt levels. Smells a lot like Sierra Nevada Stout for the most part with the addition of a bit of ash like aspect.


Taste - Once again the flavor follows a lot like the nose. Big chocolate notes consisting of milk and bittersweet bakers chocolate. The hops are once again there though they are a bit earthy and once again with a touch of the ash. Chocolates develop into darkness as the brew continues to warm up. This beer is 90% chocolate and 10% hoppyness. Quite tasty but not overly huge. Again reminds me a lot of the Sierra Nevada Stout.


Feel - The feel on this beer was a bit underwhelming. The body is about moderate and the creamyness is quite nice but the overall feel wasn't as slick or as heavy as I had expected. But..this is just an American Stout and not an imperial so its kind of expected. STILL NEED A BIT MORE THICKNESS GUYS. Also...now that it's sat a good few minutes...it's taken on a nice chocolate brownie like ordeal and it coats the mouth almost strikingly accordingly to a sweet chocolate treat.


Overall - Some parts of my review were from when the beer was still cold. So disregard that. As it warmed it became a chocolatey treat. Still wouldn't drink more than two or three at a time due to the fact it is a stout after all. Probably the best standard, non imperial American stout I have ever come across. I know my review doesn't sound overly enthusiastic right now but dealing with a pre Christmas party around a bunch of asshats I can't stand is a bit annoying ;). Try this one for sure guys..

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Photo of SveNss0N
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeremiah87
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cleve1212
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mesotheliomans
4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think this is worth a purchase at this price point. I find it quite nice. Robust. But not an overly bold stout. Afternoonish winter beer

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Photo of Spacedog666
4.52/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Out Of Bounds Stout from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 1,343 ratings
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