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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 534   ABV: 17.81%
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Re-named BA Meph Addict.
Our very own Parker, of the cartoon and cat loving variety, created this cult classic character back in our 17th season. Appearing in several episodes under another stage name that was deemed inappropriate, our executive producers and editors decided that a name change and further character development—a 4-month Hiatus in bourbon barrels—were necessary to satisfy our most ardent and demanding viewers.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2013
From tap at City Tap House. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth bourbon malty, vanilla and caramelish. Thick malty, caramelish and toasted breadish. Thick, oily and dense dark chocolate malty into the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2012
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of bourbon, oak, anise, roasted malt, vinous, brown sugar, and plum. Flavor of bourbon, oak, dark fruit, caramel, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee with a warming alcohol burn for a finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11550) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 21, 2014
On tap @ Strong Ale 2014. Black pour with a finger of tan foam. Woah, smells like bourbon. High boost aroma on this one. Still has a lot of coffee and sort of a spicy whiskey and coffee note to it. A lot of chocolate and fudge. Flavor is kind of harsh in terms of the bourbon and booze character. Lots of coffee, but not as much as the regular version. Hot fudge, roasted malt, and spicy oak and coffee beans.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (10200) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2012
On tap at Avery poured a translucent dark brown nearly bvlack with a small lingering brown head. Aromas of coffee, bourbon, oak, dark chocolate, pepper and light roastiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a warming finish. Flavors of coffee, dark chocolate, bourbon, oak, light licorice and light roastiness with a smooth warming lingering, coffee finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2012
Tap at Avery. Pours opaque with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention and good lacing. Aroma is coffee, roast, and dark chocolate malt, brown sugar, oak, dates and earthy hops. Flavor is coffee, earthy notes, dark fruity esters, roast and chocolate malt, bourbon and a sweet finish. Full body, high warmth and medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9464) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Boulder Strong Ale Fest. Black appearance with a dark brown head. Fairly rich coffee, light caramel, very light bourbon, roasty chocolate malty aroma. Thick mouth feel. Rich dark chocolate, fairly bitter, roasty coffee, caramel, very light bourbon flavor with a burning, boozy finish. I was really looking forward to this one and I was a bit let down. The bourbon didn’t really come through all that much and the coffee didn’t seem as fresh as with most batches of Meph Addict.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (9439) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Some kind stranger allowed me a nice serving from his glass at Avery. Whoever you are, thanks! Big, huge beer. All bourbon, chocolate and coffee band that’s A-OK by me!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog (9167) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a black color with a small sized off white head. Coffee, roasty, bourbon, wood/oak, and some dark fruits. Some alcohol burn in the finish, but it is almost 18% ...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 8, 2014
[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ Pizza Port Strong Ale Fest ][ $5 ][ Mini Snifter ][ 12.5.14 ]
>> Pours black with good coffee foam. Nose is green jalapeños, green coffee, sugar. Taste is bitter, harsh, very spicy and boozy, papery finish. Just sort of a dud unfortunately.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (7074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours black with a small brown head. Nose brings out shitloads of coffee upfront, along with bourbon barrels and some light roast. Flavour is complex, with loads of coffee upfront, followed by roasted malt and subdued bourbon. Very complex and rich, and well-balanced. Excellent extreme beer.


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