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Malefactus (Wine Barrel Aged) | OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)

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3.75/5
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23 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
Connecticut, United States
oecbrewing.com

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with Coriander and Black Pepper. Matured 6 months in Dashe Cellars Syrah barrels.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
23
pDev:
16%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
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Ratings: 23 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Kurmaraja
4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
2.92/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Anatole
4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of agreenman19
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - a dark muddy brown. Doesn't look much like a stout, more like a giant brown ale.

S - wine out the ass in front. Not getting much stout. Tart cherry.

T - rich, chocolatey cherry. Dark fruity notes from the wine. Extremely rich and decadent. Slight sweetness from the wooden barrels perhaps? Wild Brett sour twang. Has a satisfying dryness that wraps it all up.

F - it honestly didn't look that thick, but man was I surprised when this liquid touches my lips. Smooth, low carb, thick and chewy. An absolute delight.

O - great beer from OEC. A little rough around the edges, but fun to drink.

Blend 1
4/17/2015

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Photo of ryanhooks81
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cpetrone84
2.13/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Pour is black with a bubbly beige head. Nose has some lightly roasted malt up front, faint ash, some red grape and citrus. Flavor is a bit more ashy, strong roasted malt, light bile, with a bit of citrus through the finish. Strong carbonation on a bit of a messy body, flavors seem all over the place, very flabby feel and taste.

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Photo of RobertColianni
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chamawaiian
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajcuster89
2.14/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Recoiled when this hit my tongue. Not at all what I've come to expect from OEC. Tasted like worcershire sauce.

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Photo of emerge077
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Thomas and Jenny for sharing this one!
Dark brownish black, pours placidly with a thin ring of froth around the edges.
Aroma is rich and complex, vinous dark fruit, funky wet wood, dark chocolate roast.
It's rich tasting, potent and mildly tart with a lot of dark berries, woody notes, and slight umami savoriness. Full bodied and chewy with low carbonation, vinous feel. Very unique, it's complex and interesting, reminiscent of a wine barrel-aged Oud Bruin.

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Photo of SadMachine
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LoveStout
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AGust82
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PatrickCT
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of burly_enzymes
4.2/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xtonytx
3.21/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Knapp85
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Malefactus (Wine Barrel Aged) from OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 23 ratings