Makaveli
Abnormal Beer Company

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #620
ABV:
10.8%
Score:
92
Ranked #3,166
Avg:
4.27 | pDev: 9.84%
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
61
From:
Abnormal Beer Company
 
California, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  6
Gots
  5
SCORE
92
Outstanding
Notes: Imperial stout with Mostra coffee, coconut, and vanilla beans.
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 61 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by crobinso:
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crobinso from Colorado

4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Jun 20, 2020
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rbrefbeerman from California

4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Mar 19, 2020
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user785335 from Florida

4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dec 19, 2019
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pkalix from California

3.63/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

'tinny' nose from the freshly-poured bottle (?) and some chemical flavors for the adjuncts. Was really hoping for so much more in this.... cool label. and who the F cares about tupack???? you dedicated a lame beer to him? hahahahahaaaaaaaaa............

Nov 16, 2020
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DVMin98 from North Carolina

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 18, 2020
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RaulMondesi from California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Native Son in Santa Ana, CA.

Wow. It’s like a volcano blew up that was crafted by the man J Wakefield himself, and also those bro’s at Abnormal. Damn thing is super hella thick like your prom date that gave you the ride of your life. Coffee, coconut, and vanilla like Gilligan on acid.

Get it!

Jan 26, 2020
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BAsbill from California

4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jan 04, 2021
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PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 16, 2019
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kitch from Hong Kong

4.02/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A 500ml bottle with no clear bottled on or best before date. Poured into a snifter glass.

Appearance: Dark brown in colour with pretty much no head and no lacing.

Aroma: Light roast, coffee, chocolate, and vanilla with hints of coconut and licorice.

Taste: Much like the aroma, light sweetness, light roast, chocolate, coffee, licorice, vanilla and hints of coconut.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with soft carbonation.

Overall: Nice easy drinking Imperial Stout, but body was a bit on the light side and coconut was not really coming through strong enough versus the other flavours.

May 10, 2019
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YvesB from Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 20, 2019
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bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

4.56/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oct 10, 2019
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sd123 from Texas

4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 21, 2019
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REVZEB from Illinois

4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Brownish black pour with a dark brown head to set in well as a unit. Roasted malts set the stage for dark chocolate, coffee, fig, coconut, and crescendoing vanilla in the nose. Taste is much the same, only vanilla is not the crescendo any longer, that is now the coffee in all of its earthy and roasted glory. Feel is the real star: creamy and viscous without getting syrupy, full mouthfeel that has textures from the adjuncts. Big poppa won this battle hand down

Jul 21, 2020
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Hayley_86 from Netherlands

4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 18, 2019
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lucius10 from California

4.14/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Salty sweet, vanilla coffee, hint of coconut, and hint of chocolate nose on this one! Taste follows with a coconut, mocha-coffee bitter bite...lingers a bit. It has decent depth to it although I think I would like this better if it was fuller/heavier on the palate. Also, while the coconut vibes are there, I wish it was a bit more prominent.

Jan 13, 2020
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KevinL from Michigan

4.42/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dec 29, 2020
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kmoen from California

4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 04, 2021
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KAP1356 from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 16, 2019
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buyyourfreedom from New Mexico

4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oct 31, 2017
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oline73 from Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 07, 2018
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aasher from Indiana

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 17, 2017
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IrishColonial from Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nov 29, 2017
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desint from Belgium

4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Oct 28, 2018
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mattreitz49 from Florida

4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 17, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 13, 2018
Makaveli from Abnormal Beer Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 61 ratings