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Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States | website

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
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
176
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
20.5%
 
 
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29
For Trade:
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Photo of Jeffo
1.84/5  rDev -49%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Recieved this as a very generous extra from belgbeerdrinker. Cheers!

From a bottle into a snifter

Note: There are reports that the recent batch is infected. Here's hoping for the best.

APPEARANCE: Pours a dark brown and sits almost black in the glass. Could be a little darker perhaps. Easy to see through the body of this brew. Pour yields a one finger, light brown head that quickly fades to a wisp and a ring. A ring remains until the end but leaves no lacing down the glass.

SMELL: A nice, bold nose on this one. Some roasted malts, but more rum, vanilla from the barrels, and some dark cherries. Perhaps some wood in there, but the rum and vanilla are more dominant. A nice nose with a noticeable barrel presence, though the dark cherries makes me a little worried.

TASTE: And there you have it. Flavors of rum and a very sour tartness. Obviously off. Sour tart cherries dominate this brew. Too bad. Not horrible, but simply way off. I drank about half the glass until it just wasn't worth it any more.

PALATE: Thin body and way over carbonated. Sticky and sour. Pretty nasty really.

OVERALL: It was a shot in the dark. I was looking forward to trying this ever since it arrived at my parents' house, but you win some and lose some I guess. Some people might take issue with leaving a review of an infected beer stand, but I'm reviewing what the brewery produced, not what they meant to produce. Let's hope next year's batch turns out better, and I'll be glad to have some of what the brewers intended and edit the review accordingly. Thanks again for the awesome trade belgebeerdrinker!

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Photo of Pencible
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: This poured a nearly opaque dark mahogany with a bit of light tan head.
S: It smelled like toasted oats and rum raisin and rich coffee, with a little oak and dark chocolate and alcohol.
T: It tasted like burnt coffee and toasted oats and licorice, with oak and dark chocolate, and a bit of rum and vanilla. The aftertaste was dominated by alcohol, with a little bitterness.
M: It was slightly oily with a little carbonation - thinner than I expected.
D: This was a very complex beer with tons of flavor elements. But it seemed like it needed more time to integrate better, since this was fairly rough around the edges. The body was a little weak too, and the alcohol was pretty noticeable, so this was definitely a sipping beer. Lots of potential, but not great fresh.

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Photo of uturn
4.47/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz foiled capped bottle poured into a Maredsous glass.

A: This one poured a very dark brown with a dark tan 1 finger head.

B: The nose was a mix of chocolate, raisins, rum and roasted malts.

T: The taste matched the nose, with rum the primary flavor, followed by chocolate, coffee, sweet malts, raisins and some vanilla.

M: The mouthfeel was smooth and silky. I have heard rumors that some of the bottles have been infected and had a "sour" taste. This bottle was not infected and no such sourness was noted.

D: Very drinkable, but sip it.

I hope I had more than one bottle in my beer stocked fridge. If not, I hope Avery will consider making this brew again in the future. This was one great after dinner beer.

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Photo of Sammy
3.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with a great soapy white foamy head. Some roast aroma. A blend of the sour and the sweet, through Rum flavours. Rum is not overally sweet, therefore you are getting mostly the sourish. I appreciate that I am gettting, it is more than average mouthfeel, oatmeal.

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Photo of KAP1356
2.9/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a 12 oz bottle dated 1/13/2010 into a snifter. Hoping for no infection...

A - Pours a nice deep pitch black with a nice tan head that very quickly subsides to some tan lacing around the edges of the glass.

S - Smell is very full ofroasted malt, some chocolate and a nice hint of rum which adds nicely to the aroma. I am definitely getting some dark fruits in there as well.

T - Well, my greatest fears have been realized, I think this one is infected. It starts with some nice rum flavored chocolate and almost as soon as I taste that, the sourness kicks in; dark tart cherries really. There is some sweetness which I am attributing to the rum. To be honest, the infection doesn't completely dtract from the flavor, although it doesn't help it either.

M - The mouthfeel is a little too thin for this style. Still slightly chewy though, but not enough.

D - Well, considering this is infected and I have yet to hear ofanyone who had an uninfected batch, I probably will not be seekign this one out anymore. It was great to at least try it. Really really a shame considering this sounded like it had the potential to be a tremendous beer.

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Photo of paco1029384756
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle thanks to OlieIPA.

Pours black with a tiny dark tan head.

Scent of dark fruit, sugar, biscuits and strong alcohol. I like the subtle characters in the scent, but the alcohol is pretty potent.

Taste of sweet dark fruit, dry biscuits, juicy oak, and some ash. Similar to the scent, this beer is very subtle, which is surprising considering the strength. There is some alcohol on the finish, but it is not nearly as strong as it is in the scent.

Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied and somewhat oily with low carbonation.

Pretty damn drinkable.

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Photo of DovaliHops
2.45/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours an obsidian dark black with a lovely light brown head that diminishes very slowly. Please dont be infected...Please dont be infected...Bottled 1/13/2010...Smell is lovely with some alcohol scents and some great maltiness and chocolate...But the taste...DAMMIT! It's infected! Initially get some lovely chocolate, then I expect some alcohol/rum flavors...but no...I get SOUR. Not overwhelmingly sour, but I doubt this is what Avery was going for when they did this beer. I think the infection made the mouthfeel not nearly as full bodied as they were hoping for. I'm wanting to still finish this beer...but it may have to be a drain poor! That really makes me sad.

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Photo of mroberts1204
3.12/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours pitch black with a creamy tan head that subsides to a ring around the glass. Nice lacing.

Smell: Sweet rum barrel, charred oak, and chocolately goodness. Nice roastiness and caramel that is not dominant in any way. Yum.

Taste: Wow. Heres a problem. Tartness that does not belong. I heard rumors of bottles being infected. No bitterness at all. Theres some chocolate evident and a very slight roasty character. At this point there isn't much else I can pick up on because the sourness is quite overwhelming. Some sweetness from the rum barrel comes through.

Mouthfeel: Nice and slick and viscous with little carbonation.

Drinkability: Due to the sourness its hard to get through a 12oz bottle.

I bet this could've been a really good beer but I'm pretty sure its infected.

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Photo of gford217
3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Vince for this bottle, poured into a tulip.

Pours black in the glass with very little light coming through the edges. There's a big bubbly tan head that recedes slowly leaving solid lacing.

The aroma is big, sweet and malty and with tons of oatmeal. There is some chocolate as well as the sweet rum barrel. Very impressed actually, especially given some of the other reviews.

Well, the taste is a bit of a different story, but not totally. The initial taste is of tart cherries, which I didn't really pick up in the nose. Maybe a sign of infection though it didn't really detract too much for me. The rest of the taste mirrors the nose with oatmeal, chocolate malts and rum barrel. The finish is a bit oaky with some tartness and alcohol burn.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation and has an oaky boozy finish.

This is a very good stout that has an interesting tart thing going on in the taste. Maybe an infection, but luckily nothing that took away severely from the beer.

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Photo of Ryan011235
2.93/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a snifter on 5/17/10

Bottled Jan 13 2010

Pours a dark crimson brown; settles black. One finger of hot chocolate-colored head is reduced, after a few moments, to a small patch of bubbles that doesn't even cover the surface of the beer. Ok lacing so far. Swirling revives a thin layer of foam. Splotchy lacing by the end.

The nose is decidedly oatmeal stout: smooth swaths of oats, roasted dark malts & sugars. Seems to have a spot of licorice & caramel. Hints of dark chocolate. Overtones of oak are apparent but the rum, while appreciable, isn't exactly bold. Undercurrents of doughy yeast; meh. At times something smells tart; possibly an infected bottle? It certainly doesn't smell like a 10.08% beer.

I'm thinking infection city - there are definitely some seemingly out-of-place tart & sour flavors that are at the foreground. Beyond that, the stout portion of the beer seems decent, if a bit timid compared to the sourness. Oak, chocolate & dark malts in a similar fashion to the nose. Earthy notes of wood. Seems like it could have been rather sweet. The tartness likely has offset said sweetness. I'll give it credit for that. Conversely, I think the rum notes really suffer from all that tart & sour jazz.

Full bodied with reasonable carbonation. Fairly dense & chewy, though the infection suggests the beer is more likely that it really is. Sourness & dark malts linger on the finish. Again, 10.08% abv; where is the alcohol heat? It's very well-hidden. It isn't until the last third of the glass that I get even a slight numbing sensation on the tongue.

While the tart & sour flavors seem way out of place, they didn't bother me too much. For instance, I like Bell's Cherry Stout which is tart, so I don't mind that quality in a stout. That said, for a beer of such described depth & complexity (based on the bottle's description), it's disappointing to find it infected. Ah well...

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Photo of htomsirveaux
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle tried 7 May 2010.

Served this in a 512 One snifter. Medium brown head, medium carbonation. Pitch black color, opaque. Aromas of alcohol, dark dried fruit, cocoa. Lots of ethanol, raisins and fruity sour to start. Very boozy. Balsalmic like flavors, not the vinegar that others report but can see this turning that direction fairly soon. Lots of figs too. Touch of dark chocolate throughout. Finish is sweet and ethanol hot. Lingering fruitines in aftertaste.

Not sure if this could be counted among the infected bottles but would not take the chance, drink em if you got em.

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Photo of Tdizzle
3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to OlieIPA for hooking me up with this bottle. Bottled on January 13th, 2010. Poured into a Bruery tulip glass.

A- Black Tot pours a deep brownish-black with clear molasses-brown hues at the bottom of the glass. A tan head of foam sinks to a thin, silky layer that swirls around for a good while. Nice retention overall.

S- Strong, sweet notes of spirit dominate the smell, though there is a nice roasty undercurrent along with aromas of rich dark fruits. Very sweet and boozy all around.

T- Too much brandy character. It overpowers the stout. Flavors of roast, dark chocolate, and dark fruits are evident more on the finish, which is lightly dry and very sweet. A taste of burnt sugar is left lingering on the palate as the "dark" flavors converge with the brandy notes. This tastes more like a port wine than an imperial stout.

M- The feel is on the medium side of full-bodied but it's generally a little thin. Plus, the carbonation is too fizzy.

D- It took me a long time to finish a full glass of this beer. The brandy character is too pronounced and detracts from the drinkability. Half a glass would have been plenty. It's tasty, but it became tiresome.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.23/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The pour is nearly black with a solid mocha colored head on top. A few spots of lacing on the glass.

S: A nice combination of oak, rum, and vanilla. Plenty of roast, chocolate, coffee, and a bit of oatmeal as well.

T: Plenty of roasted malt, perhaps too much of it. A hint of booze and dark fruits. The talk of infection has made me a bit worried about this one, and perhaps this one is beginning. A bit of acidity and olives.

M: The body is medium with a moderate carbonation. Something is a bit off with the finish.

D: It's too bad this one has gone down hill. I would imagine this would be a really nice beer.

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Photo of brownbeer
3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I've had this a few times and really enjoyed it. In the wake of all the infection talk I decided to open another.

I poured it pretty hard into a snifter and eventually a creamy brown head emerges from the blackness. Though, it was short lived.

The nose is pretty much as I remember it. It's filled with chocolate chip cookies, roast, and oats. Nice.

But yeah, as soon as it hits my tongue I can tell that somethin' just ain't right. It's brought on an awkward, sort of cherry flavored, acidity that takes over until the finish. When it still ends with chocolate and roasty goodness. The rum and vanilla flavors come out as it warms.

I'm not sure where it's going, but at least when I drank it, it tasted weird but not all bad. That's a shame... Sort of.

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Photo of jampics2
2.08/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

12oz bottle into a snifter, consumed on 5/8/10. Had this a few months ago and forgot to rate it. I remember the rum barrel lending some interesting tastes to the mix, but now I hear of an infection so I had to put this bottle down.

Dark black, opaque with a small tan head that fades away into an oatmeal colored ring. No real lace, just a ring. Looks like a great stout!

Smell is dark malt with a hint of rum and a touch of sourness. Roasted malt and some dark fruit as well.

So, this was an audio review on my iphone's voice memo, and at this point I say "Oh dude, taste is fucked". Burned malt, vinegar, and some weird wild stuff. Almost metallic.

Body is OK but carb is distracting and metallic sensation seems to have something to do with the feel.

If drinkability was drainpourability, this would be a 5 because that's where it went. But, since it is drinkability, it's a 1. Walk the plank matie.

OK, so this was a good beer before I reviewed it, now it isn't so great. In fact, it's undrinkable IMO. But, what's really cool is Adam Avery's offer to make this right. He's a great guy, perhaps the best in beer on a personal level, but also just a kick-ass business man who stands behind his products. Cheers to you Mr. Avery for doing the right thing. And hopefully this beer, or something along the same lines, comes back w/o the infective agent. Because it was really quite good before it went really bad!!

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Photo of brdc
1.7/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Thanks cosmohophead for this one. From notes.

Small capped bottle, poured into a snifter.
I read a lot about infection, and sure some bottles might be, but this one was not. I actually think some infections might have had a different cause for the taste.
Dark brown beer, dark tan head, average to slightly above average retention.
The aroma shows an excessive amount of rum. There are notes of roasted malts, chocolate, some dark fruits, but the rum is overwhelming. I actually got myself a small pour of rum (which I do not like) to compare, as initially I could not identify the things I did not like.
Nearly full bodied, on the palate, the rum is rampant again. Too hot, too boozy, and all other stout like notes are just buried under the rum unpleasantness, which did not blend well at all.
I tried, as I usually like Avery, but this one was a drainpour. Really bad.

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Photo of mikesgroove
3.31/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I really had some high hopes for this one as I have had for the entire series. Was really looking for something good to come out of here. Served chilled and dumped into a large goblet. This one was consumed on 05/16/2010.

Very nice pour, one of the best of the night if I am being honest with a deep, black as night look to it and a nice three finger head of dark chocolate that hung around long enough to make its presence felt.

Aroma starts of very dark, rich espresso, dark oak notes, hints of rum or bourbon. Very nice. Warming though brings about trouble as I start to pick up notes of a bittering agent. A touch of vinegar and I knew the stories were true. Still I trudged on, hoping for the best. Each sip was sadly soured of what should have been a superbly done barrel aged beer. The dark chocolate, espresso and roasted malts were all still clearly discernable but the problem was that a sour, acidic, vingear flavor has now tainted it all. It pained me to drink it not because it was horrible, but it really had the backbone to be excellent, you could taste it, it was almost there.

Overall really a could of, would of, should of, situation. This could have been excellent but sadly is barely average.

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Photo of coldmeat23
3.97/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

GLASS: Snifter
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 55 degrees
BOTTLED: JAN 13 2010 (315 Cases)

It appears to be black. It does give up a surface ring of very dark brown with a bit of light, though. The small head of brown foam recedes to a spotty surface covering rather quickly. The lacing is moderate, but very sticky.

As expected, this smells like a very nice oatmeal stout, with some notes of oak and rum. Nice notes of dark roasted malts. Hints of chocolate and coffee. Mild dark fruit sweetness. Nice hint of sweet oats. Very nice (light) level of rum presence with a healthy dose of oak. Light hint of vanilla.

The oak presence is very large. Along with some nice notes of vanilla. Good roastiness. Hints of sweet, dark, fruits. Mild touches of espresso grounds. Nice and mild touch of rum on the back side of it.

This has an almost full body and a medium level of carbonation. It is nicely smooth with a mild touch of creaminess.
Just slightly weak for a stout, especially an Imperial stout.

Is it an everyday drinker? No, not at all. But it's a wonderful 'occasion' bottle. It's quite tasty, just not for all of the time.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, bottle 1/15/10. Pours a dark black with a smallish creamy brown head that quickly diminishes to a thin collar that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is bitter chocolate malts, grains and some rum. As it warms more dark fruits and sweet chocolate and rum cake come out.

The flavor is sweet milky chocolate with some decent bitterness in the finish to balance. The alcohol is well hidden. I do get the odd rum notes in the aftertaste. As it warms, the sweetness starts to dominate. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with creamy carbonation.

Overall, a solid imperial stout. It's well balanced and the rum is definitely interesting (and not at all overwhelming coming from a non rum lover). I was very relieved to notice no sourness in my bottle. It's been kept in a cold refrigerator since purchase.

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Photo of portia99
2.95/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle received from jlindros (with a warning of probable infection - but I have to give it a shot regardless). Poured into a Brooklyn snifter.

A - Pours an inky and oily near black color with deep caramelly brown highlights around the edges. No head to speak of, just a few small islands on the surface and a cappuccino colored ring around the edge of the glass.

S - I'm getting coffee, some rich milk chocolate, some dark fruits and a nice rum character. Some hints of vanilla in the background. Get a small hit of alcohol, some caramel and some sugary sweetness. On a bright note, no sign of infection in the nose...so far so good.

T - Well, sadly the infection shows up in the flavor. An acetic vinegar twang sits square in the middle of everything. It's not entirely unenjoyable, but it seems to coverup and mask the flavors that are supposed to be there. I do still pick up a good amount of coffee, a nice smokiness, rum and some oak and chocolate. Really too bad about the infection...I think this one had some real potential.

M - Has the obvious vinegary twang. Also gives a lip numbing effect, no doubt from the high alcohol level. Body is quite full with a light and creamy carbonation. A fair amount of alcoholic heat in the background.

D - If it weren't for the infection, this would be a pretty nice imperial stout with a lot of character. Even with the infection this isn't a drain pour for me, but it is definitely slow going. I won't be looking for more of this in the future though.

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Photo of phishisphunk
2.16/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

First and foremost, the concept behind this beer really appeals to me and I was very excited to acquire a bottle. However, as some previous reviewers stated, due to recent discussion related to possible infection, I pulled this one out to try.

Served at cellar temp into a snifter.

A: A vigorous pour reveals a dark ale with a tan bubbly head with some nice sticky lacing around the glass. A closer inspection shows a lot of little bubbles receding towards the top.

S: Initially I got a small vibe of rum in the nose, no sour notes initially detected...smells of a lightly roasted and malty stout.

T: Oh boy....this thing is a hot mess. As the beer approaches the back of the palate a big sour flavor bursts through that completely destroys any stout flavoring. Lot of vinegar sourness dominates the taste. And this is certainly not a pleasant sour taste, it's by no means horrible, it's just out of place. The beer at this point really lacks any balance.

M: The beer feels kind of flat and I get a sensation similar to that of mouth puckering, not a lively tart feeling that sour ales tend to leave.

D: I'm definitely not going to finish this. My stomach is starting to turn a little. But such is life. You win some, you lose some. Obviously not all the reviews reflect this experience, and I certainly hope if you have a bottle, yours fares more favorably.

On the bright side, The Czar is drinking incredibly well right now...I think I will have that instead. Keep up the adventurous spirit Avery!

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Photo of cpetrone84
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a dark black color with a dark tan colored head that is tight and creamy. there is little retention and virtually no lace left behind.

S-the nose is quite big, a cream based musk with lots of toffee up front, almost like creme brulee. a good bit of wood and rum come in next with hints of vanilla.

T-the taste brings an earthy musk right up front. dark chocolate and burnt coffee next. notes of dry oak and a touch of vanilla come in at the middle. the finish adds some sweet dark fruits of plum and raisin that seem to bring notes of being soaked in rum.

M-this is very full bodied, it is thick and chewy. it is extremely smooth with a good bit of carbonation and a crisp finish.

D-this is a different beer all together. there is this musk in the nose that translates slightly in the taste that I can't describe. Very strange and I've seen a lot of reports of infection so potentially it was the start of mine.

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Photo of boothbeer
4.13/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottled Jan 13, 2010. 10.08%. 315 cases. rum barrel-aged Imperial oatmeal stout.

A: Pitch black. Super dark brown head. Maybe the darkest I have ever seen. Reduces to a thin film that disappears as I drink.

S: Very malty. Lots of oak and rum. Coffee and dark chocolate notes are prevalent.

T: Lots of great flavors here. Very good oatmeal stout. Lots of roasted malts up front with vanilla and chocolate. The rum in the finish is my favorite part. Some heat is present as well. Coffee/ roastiness is in the finish.

M: Nice and oily. Very viscous. Carbonation present but not overpowering.

D: Delicious beer, but not sure how much I could drink. Also, this beer was way too pricey.

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Photo of hckyfn9999
4.08/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottled Jan 15, 2010. Pours pitch black with a sizeable, creamed coffee colored head. Aroma is of chocolate, slightly boozey rum, roasted malt, and oak.

Taste is full of roasted malt. Lots of sweet chocolate and some great rum flavors are present. The booze is only slightly noticeable. Mouthfeel is full bodied. A very good stout from Avery.

I know there have been problems with infected bottles turning sour, but it seems I have dodged the bullet. Perhaps the constant refridgeration since purchase have kept the infection away or slowed. No matter what the reason, I am happy the infection has kept away, as I dont care for the sours.

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Photo of wchesak
3.16/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

all this infected talk has me bring out one to taste
bottle Jan 15 2010
poured into a Spiegelau tulip glass

A - very black, decent tan head, leave nice thick ring around glass, short strands of lace already

S - stale coffee, dry oatmeal, sour cherries, bit of booze and oak (may be on brink of shitting the bed)

T - chocolate malt backbone, with some sour cherry undertones, bit of caramelly rumness to it, stale coffee in the very back that lingers with the sour cherry (think i caught this early)

M - thick, not syrupy, medium carbonated, bit prickly but rather smooth

D - this on the border of infection, even so its a good beer, wish i had at its peak level, still have one more bottle in cellar, hate the fact I might have 9 dollars of wasted beer there

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Black Tot from Avery Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.
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