Tweak | Avery Brewing Company

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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): 17.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Meph Addict and Coffeestopholes.

Tweak is Avery Mephistopheles Imperial Stout, with a chunk of coffee thrown in. If you haven’t geeked out enough, the brewery aged in four months in bourbon barrels.

Added by rye726 on 02-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,283
Reviews:
318
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
7.71%
 
 
Wants:
470
Gots:
816
For Trade:
100
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Ratings: 2,283 |  Reviews: 318
Photo of DraftDaddy
4.32/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oldn00b
4.96/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of bshefftz
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hopheadhiker
4.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gregy55902
4.04/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nicholas-Drinks
4.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LouDogg114
4.62/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Virby44
4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UGA45211
4.23/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bugsmcl
4.56/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brianmandell
4.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Batch 3; Bottled Nov 16

Dark and decadent; rich, sweet nose full of chocolate fudge and booze. Flavor is sweet chocolate fudge, roasted coffee, vanilla, and some harsh ethanol. Medium bodied mouthfeel with good carbonation and some drying oak tannins. Excellent, rich flavor. Very enjoyable beer and would score higher if the booze wasn't so harsh.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.1/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Talk about a massive improvement through the use of bourbon barrels and coffee. Black beer, plenty viscous. 1/3" brown head on top. Aroma is plenty boozy, but its not just booze, there is plenty of coffee, a small amount of bourbon competing for your nose's attention as well.

Taste, geez its a sipper. I sat and drank my 12 oz for about 70 minutes. Just right. Its strong, its a lot like Mocha Wednesday. Its deep dark chocolate malt on this one. Is there actual chocolate added? Seems like it. Perhaps thats just how dense the black roasted malt is. Small bit of vanilla to it.

I like the 12oz format for such a big beer, but it is plenty pricey. But it is that giant stout model for sure.

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Photo of rypkr
4.23/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Wow... big, thick, and delicious. Thank you avery for not feeling the need to package your high abv beers in a bomber.

Taste is sweet, but astringent and almost artificial. Mouthfeel is tits. So heavy and decadent. The coffee on the nose is a little musty and dated but this is a cellar beer. A true slow sipper.

While not blown away by this, I'll probably still buy it again.

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Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.42/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HardyA
4.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Flip4beers
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best out there, Avery knows how too make them rich, velvety, chocolate, coffee goodness

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Photo of Beaver13
3.53/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, batch 3 bottled 11/14/2016 - 16% ABV. Pours dark brown black with a creamy tan head that goes to a thin film that laces the glass.

The aroma is roast chocolate malt, sweet vanilla and lots of bourbon with a little coffee and a bit of fusel alcohol.

The flavor is sweet fudgy chocolate malts with vanilla and a big roast finish with quite a bit of harsh but warming alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, lots of interesting things going on. Pretty sweet, harsh and boozy. I remember the original Meph Addict being so much better with less harsh alcohol and a lot more coffee.

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Photo of jwalters
4.17/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mongrel
4.28/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Don't even know how to describe the sweet, boozy melange of flavors this beer delivers. Chocolatey, caramel center that's coated with a sturdy layer of bourbon and coffee. Lots of bourbon, but like most Avery barrel aged beers, the booze is so smooth and mellow. This is actually a dangerously crushable brew. Bourbon continues to tingle on the back end and brings hints of vanilla too. Little bit of hazelnut. Decadent and delicious, so much so that I want another, which would be a terrible idea.

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Photo of alexsergio
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GarbageMan10
4.03/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bshiban
4.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DankScuba
4.39/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really hot fresh, needed most of a year to mellow out.

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Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tweak from Avery Brewing Company
4.41 out of 5 based on 2,283 ratings.
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