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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 107   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mephistopheles with a generous amount of coffee added.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
olr1984 (1138) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 6, 2013
sampled at the taproom pours a dark black with a tan head. big coffee aroma and taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SmokeyDaBear (150) - - NOV 2, 2013
Taster poured at Avery taproom. Beer poured very dark with nice amount of tan head. Smells like coffee. Tastes extremely like coffee. Alcohol content is well hidden.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1830) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Sample at GABF. Pumped to get to the big beers of Avery. Had the regular Meph, but this is just whoa big. Big monsterous boozy, raisin, cocoa, coffee, leathery. Viscous mouth. Whoa!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
theothermatt (206) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at GABF. Pours jet black. Huge aroma of expresso and malt. Very smooth for over 15% with great hiding of the booziness. Very drinkable for itís huge body. Smooth and really huge hints of coffee. Great stuff and really over the top.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brokensail (11551) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
On tap @ GABF. One of the beers I most wanted to try. Black pour from with very little, if any, head. Nose is pure coffee. Coffee liqueur, espresso, and rich dark chocolate. Roasted malt, slight alcohol, and sweet vanilla and caramel. Coffee dominates the palate. Sweet vanilla, caramel, and tons of coffee. Plenty of roast, dark chocolate, and a touch of booze.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap at GABF 2013, big roasted malt and hops, taste is chocolate and some spice notes with coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1624) - Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Mighty boozy sweet heavy coffee chocolate oily thick monster of a beer but not easy to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3635) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Sample at the 2013 GABF. Pours black with a tan head. Coffee nose. Flavors of coffee, chocolate, dark red stone fruits, tobacco and oak. Bitter roast finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5733) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2013
Sample at GABF 2013. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of massive coffee, roast, molasses, toffee, dark chocolate and light soy. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter. Thick syrupy mouthfeel. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrHangover (2762) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2013
Sample @ GABF 13. Pours a pitch black brew with a medium sized, creamy beige head on top. Aroma is massive coffee, oaks and peppers. Flavour is sweet, licorice and peppery. Some alcoholic burning sensation in the back of the flavor. Sweetness is a bit overwhelming sometimes, but itís still a very decent brew.


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