Black Tot | Avery Brewing Company

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177 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.08%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Oxymoron on 09-10-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
177
Reviews:
117
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
20.44%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
28
For Trade:
2
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Photo of csfcmitchell
4.48/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yeaprolly
2.91/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.24/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
2.89/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jlindros
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark fluffy fizzy head, pitch black beer.

Nose fluffy marshmallow, earthy cardboard notes, funky aged malt, mild fudgey cocoa, etc.

Taste sweet fluffy candy malt, nougat and fudgey cocoa, little earthy, candy chewy fudgey cocoa. Little acrid roast notes, etc.

Mouth is med bod, some warming booze, lighter carb.

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Photo of SocalKicks
3.11/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of stumac
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Photo of LoveStout
3.36/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vrbulldog22
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidAmber
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Properly cellared bottle poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours pitch black with a thin brown head that dissipates to a ring around the glass; no visible carbonation nor lacing. Aroma of dark toasted malt, molasses, a hint of rum and dark cherry. Flavor starts with cark toasted malt, coffee and chocolate and goes south after that, with a metallic sourness ending in acerbic bitterness. Medium bodied with little carbonation. After the aroma on opening, I thought I had dodged the bullet, but this does taste like a soured stout. Smells good and the initial taste indicates a good dark imperial stout, but the finish is not good. Oh, well. Avery has never failed me before; I'll open something else.

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Photo of a77cj7
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of kscaldef
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

This bottle was not infected, but it's definitely over the hill.

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Photo of rab53
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of bsuedekum
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of afsdan
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of iatethecloudsfor
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of AlexFields
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of koflaherty
2/5  rDev -44.8%

Photo of GonzoHomebrewer
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Black Tot from Avery Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 177 ratings.
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