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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): 16.00%

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
Ranking:
#180
Reviews:
339
Ratings:
2,396
pDev:
7.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
468
Gots:
832
Trade:
97
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4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

On tap at the Griffon Gastropub in Clarence. Nice balance, very rich barreled IS. Alcohol well hidden. Instant classic. Sure pricey.Dangerously drinkable.

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4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The BA pickings were a bit slim at NW growlers the other day, and as they had some bottles of this in the cold box in the back, I figured what the heck.

The beer pours a blackish brown color with pretty good head retention and lacing. This beer is thick and sludge like in appearance, looking for all the world like used motor oil. In other words, this just looks like a massively endowed stout. On the nose, there is a huge aroma of molasses, dark chocolate, light bourbon, leather, light vanilla and dark coffee. The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely in this massive beer, with the molasses flavor seeming to dominate. Also, while fairly sweet, the bourbon, molasses and leather attributes seemed to counter the sweetness in this beer pretty well. Mouthfeel is very full, and while the alcohol is pretty well integrated into the flavor profile, there's no getting around the fact that this is a big, boozy beer. Drinking this bad boy down was a chore, and ultimately I ended up giving about a 3rd of the bottle to the bartender (who was clearly interested in trying it - and so why not).

While this is an impressive beer, a little bit goes a long way, and I'm just glad it's not bottles in a bomber format. Not sure I'll be needing to visit this one again any time soon.

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Tweak from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 2,396 ratings
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